Vampire Killing Kit (Video)

Although vampiric entities have been recorded in many cultures, the term vampire was not popularized until the early 18th century, after an influx of vampire superstition into Western Europe from areas where vampire legends were frequent, such as the Balkans and Eastern Europe.Β  This increased level of vampire superstition in Europe led to mass hysteria and in some cases resulted in corpses actually being staked and people being accused of vampirism.

In the 19th Century they actually made a Vampire killing kit, who would have thought such a thing even, existed. (This would be very handy for Halloween)
Watch the video below and be really amazed at what this kit came with. 😯

credit:- Ripleys Believe it or Not.

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20 Responses to Vampire Killing Kit (Video)

  1. holessence says:

    Well I’ll be darned! It appears that Professor Blumberg did a thriving business in the 19th century with his vampire killing kit…complete with a cross-shaped lock, silver bullets (with backup lead slugs, just in case), a sharp stake, hammer, and a bit of holy water once the deed was done.

    Great post! And just in time for Halloween.

    • magsx2 says:

      Hi holessence,
      He did have a thriving business, no doubt laughing all the way to the bank. πŸ™‚
      He thought of everything, and it does look like it would of been expensive.

  2. Snoring Dog Studio says:

    One of the silver bullets is gone! And that’s quite a stake there. Oooh, this is so eerie. Some people really believed in vampires! Perfect story for now, magsx!

    • magsx2 says:

      Hi SDS,
      Yes I noticed the silver bullet gone as well, that would of been an expensive shot, I certainly hope it was worth it. πŸ™‚
      I have been holding on to the video until it got a bit closer to Halloween, it may make some people think twice. 😈

  3. souldipper says:

    A grade nine teacher once took us through a discussion about whether vampires are real or not. He gave the distinct impression he believed in them. In fact, he kind of looked like he could be one, some of us decided! He really did have two noticeably longer dog teeth. He also happened to be my next door neighbour! My only comfort was that his wife showed all signs of being safe!

    • magsx2 says:

      Hi souldipper,
      Happy to hear the wife stayed safe. Living next door must of got your mind racing that is for sure, especially with the “odd teeth”. I know when I was at school a few us knew absolutely that some teachers were not what they were supposed to be. 😯

  4. travelrat says:

    This is pretty much out of Bram Stoker’s ‘Dracula’ … except he forgot the wild rose and the Host. Maybe if they could find one with the name ‘Abraham van Helsing’ on the lid? πŸ˜€

    I’m reminded of a film … (was it ‘Once Bitten’ or ‘Love at First Bite’?) … where the vampire swept a brandished crucifix aside, with the words ‘That s*** only works in the movies!!’

  5. Kymbo says:

    I want one… I really could have used one of these kits a few years ago when I got divorced…

  6. Theresa Lauf says:

    How creepy (and entrepreneurial). Reminds me of a newspaper feature earlier this year with a gold coast priest saying there were a lot of haunted places there & people needing exorcisms.
    Fangx but no fangx πŸ˜‰

  7. E.C. says:

    lol It’s really interesting that they had such a clever collection of gadgets to kill a vampire, but it’s really creepy too. Thanks for sharing, I never knew such a kit actually existed.

    • magsx2 says:

      Hi E.C.,
      It’s an unreal collection isn’t it, I was also blown away when I first watched the video, who would of thought such a kit ever existed.

  8. Selma says:

    I absolutely love it. Who would’ve thought such a kit would be a big seller? I would love to own one. The little bottle full of the serums are my favourites. It really is a classic!

    • magsx2 says:

      Hi Selma,
      It’s unreal isn’t it. πŸ™‚
      Oh yes the serums, they are amazing, the names on them alone are great, and that awful long needle that goes with it. OMG.

  9. dearrosie says:

    Its a great video especially as the narrator from Ripleys lifts out each piece and describes what he’s holding.
    The man who made the kit sold kits (plural)! I’m fascinated to know who bought them, and what exactly did they do with them? Even the hammer and stake looks very nasty!

    • magsx2 says:

      Hi dearrosie,
      The kit is full of dangerous things that is for sure. It would be interesting to know what people did with them, I don’t think I would of liked to be close to anyone that actually owned one of these kits.

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