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Basic instrument set 932100 now with pictures!

Thu Mar 21, 2013 08:11

Hi there,

I have been offered a basic instrument set, item 932100. So all ten cases ( no instruments though) and the outer case.
What would be a fair price for this?

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Re: Basic instrument set 932100

Thu Mar 21, 2013 16:49

Here's an update: it turned out the asking price was more than fair: 50 euro's...
So it mine!
I'll post some pictures if anyone is interested.

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Re: Basic instrument set 932100

Fri Mar 22, 2013 10:09

Hi Reinier,
Always interested buddy !
Congrats with your purchase.
Let's see the goodie ...

Sorry, but we're very busy reviewing/updating/editing a number of current and new projects - and have not always time to reply or react to all Forum entries.

Thanks for your understanding (dus volhouden is de boodschap)
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Re: Basic instrument set 932100

Fri Mar 22, 2013 11:08

Burly wrote:I'll post some pictures if anyone is interested.


Of course we are, aren't we? :D

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Re: Basic instrument set 932100 now the pictures as promised

Sun Mar 24, 2013 14:17

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Incredible! It has all ten cases! Wow, what a find! :D

I can't wait to hear your comment.

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Re: Basic instrument set 932100 now with pictures!

Mon Mar 25, 2013 11:58

Hi Reinier,
GREAT item indeed ! Some comments:
It looks like there's some confusion with regard to the Item Numbers ... Item 932100 should either read 9321000 OR 93210 (7 OR 5 digits).
Item 93205 > Basic Instrument Set, Case, Empty, is a component of Item No. 93200 (Basic Instrument Set, IWIS item)
Item 93212 > Basic instrument Set, Case, Empty (1942 Model), is a component of Item 93210 (Basic Instrument Set, 1942 Model)
BOTH items are listed in the 1942 Medical Department Supply Catalog, and have of course different contents (listed as well as in the 1943 MD Supply Catalog).
The 1944 Medical Supply Catalog still lists Item 9321000 (Basic Instrument Set, Complete, 1942 Model) and Item 9321200 (Basic instrument Set, Case, Empty, 1942 Model), although previously designated an item of the IWIS category (1942).
Based on the colors of the different parts, it looks like the basic case (with maroon-colored straps) was manufactured in an earlier period, while the inserts in khaki were most probably made in 1942-1943 ... there's no longer a trace of Item 93205 !

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Re: Basic instrument set 932100 now with pictures!

Mon Mar 25, 2013 15:46

Alain,
thanks for your reply! Do you have any idea about the numbers on the back of the tan case? They look too long for a service number to me but i'm a novice in this field.

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Re: Basic instrument set 932100 now with pictures!

Mon Mar 25, 2013 21:28

Hi Reinier,
I haven't the faintest idea what the long series (13) of numbers mean ...
No ID, no part number, and why in white ?

Anyone else ?

Best,
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Re: Basic instrument set 932100 now with pictures!

Thu Mar 28, 2013 10:38

Hello guys,

I have a Basic Instrument Set with a Item Number different than this presented.
The zipper is made by "RiRi" and no name of manufacturer is printed and the differents pouches are no named only a number.10 pouches are similars with the 1942 model.

Can you tell me more about this unusual Basic Instrument Set??

Sincerely thanks.

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Re: Basic instrument set 932100 now with pictures!

Thu Mar 28, 2013 14:47

Hi Medicall,

is there a manufacturers name on the inside of the outer case? That might give a clue.
Only explanation i can think of is that your set is produced more recently, perhaps 50's or 60's and has a more modern item number. But i'm no expert!


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Re: Basic instrument set 932100 now with pictures!

Fri Mar 29, 2013 09:54

Hi Jean-Claude,
Thanks for your input.

I have following comments:
The 10 inserts may be genuine. I had a similar set, but the small press studs were in white metal (not brass) and they were numbered the same way.
I do however have quite a few doubts about the cover - item 9580000.
The zipper manufacturer is totally ubnknown to me (?)
The item number, although containing 7 digits, is neither listed in the 1 March 1944 Medical Supply Catalog, nor in MED 6 Sets: Small Assemblies, Kits & Chests. Furthermore the last item listed in Class 9 Field Equipment & Supplies is 9509500 (Page 11, Teeth, Combination Set, Complete) and is immediately followed by 9602500 (Page 12, X-Ray Field Unit Film Chest).
Two different fonts are used in ITEM.

I'm afraid this looks like a copy ... where did you purchase the goodie ?
Best,
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Re: Basic instrument set 932100 now with pictures!

Sat Mar 30, 2013 21:33

Jean-Claude,

I have to say that I agree with Alain's comments.

For reference, here are some illustrations of a post-war produced Basic Instrument Set Case:

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Re: Basic instrument set 932100 now with pictures!

Sun Mar 31, 2013 06:50

The long number stenciled on the first kit looks like a Federal Stock number with a couple extra digits. The first four numbers 6545 are usually a medical item. Regarding the second kit RiRi is an Italian company. Might be a French or Italian item or just a replacement zipper....I can't believe they would make a reproduction of that kit for the collector market but who knows.

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