Small Online Auction Blomberg Kit, 2014
On February 5, 2014, online auctioneer 'LiveAuctioneers.com' presented the following small Blomberg kit, with an estimated value of $8,000 to $12,000. The auction was graciously pointed out by reader Nancy G.
The seller's description reads:
Rare Small Professor Blomberg Vampire Killing Kit (lot 174)
Starting bid $4,000
Rare small Professor Blomberg vampire killing kit. Consists of a 19th century percussion pocket pistol and
various other accoutrements: syringe, small bottles, bullet mould, silver bullets, powder flask, crucifix,
mirror, and more. Condition: signs of age and wear, see images. Box measures 13.25" wide x 4.85" deep x 1.4" tall.
Weight: 2.1 lbs.
The seller provided contact information in Naples, Florida, but it cannot be determined if the lot was successfully sold.
This is the first labelled Blomberg kit to be seen in since around 2011, around which time the 'Blomberg association' may have become a liability to provenance.