Down bros ltd. surgical instruments makers

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Sunday 16 September 2007 9.29am
Hello everyone,

Do you have any idea about this Down Bros. Ltd who are the surgical instruments maker. I have got address something like : DOWN BROS.LTD,ST.THOMAS'S STREET,LONDON,SE but tried to google it and everything but can't get a clue. I live in East London so if anyone can help it would be much appreciated..

Regards,
Ra
Sunday 16 September 2007 12.10pm
They were still advertising in medical journals as late as 1932 DOWN BROS., LTD
SURGICAL INSTRUMENT MAKERS.
21 and 23 ST THOMAS'S STREET. LONDON, S.E.1. (Opposite Guy's Hospital).
Telegrams—"DOWN, LONDON." Telephone-HOP 4400 (4 lines)

One of the few medical journal sites where you can see a pdf of their adverts rather than needing to subscribe to the site is at:

http://qjmed.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/issue_pdf/backmatter_pdf/1/4.pdf (The ad is on page 14)

Another advertisement in another journal suggests they had another office/saleroom at 22A Cavendish Square W1
Sunday 16 September 2007 1.55pm
Someone is selling a CD of Down Bros's 1892 catalogue on eBay - scroll down for sample pages:
http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=170140211774
Quote:
Makers to Guy's, St Thomas's, The Evelina, and other London and Provincial Hospitals and Infirmaries

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Sunday 23 September 2007 3.40pm
Hi Everyone,
Iam a Power Seller at ebay from India and I have a complete set of Down Bros. surgical equipments (seems Dental) Im not a doctor and don't know that exactly what they are for, but they seem to be very old and in very good condition. Can someone guide me what they are worth today if I want to sell them. You can email me directly too at artsmartindia@yahoo.com

Warm Regards
vik

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