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1.69.3606
H.F. OSBORNE | channeler | m...
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1.69.3606 | L: 6.5 in, Diameter: 1 in | Gift of Mr. Victor Alexander, Jr. | On one side: H.F. OSBORNE [on opposite side:] TRADE/P.T./MARK (withing seal) [embossed on wood handle:] 69 | Straight channeler. Dark, round, wooden handle with leather tab tacked into bottom of it - attached to metal end of tool. Metal end of tool has 2 adjustable screws, one that regulates the depth of the blade and one that adjusts the fence. Used for cutting a vertical channel into leather near edge for stitching. Probably used in harness making. See similar tool in Gomph catalog, pg 7. Inscriptioin on one side and on opposite side. Embossed on wood handle. | 1.69.3606.JPG | channeler | metal | wood | leather | H.F. OSBORNE

1.69.3605
Gomph | channeler | metal | ...
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1.69.3605 | L: 6.5 in, Diameter: 1 in | Gift of Mr. Victor Alexander, Jr. | On one side: GOMPH [on opposite side:] CB [embossed on wood handle:] CB [inscription under one screw:] 12 | Straight chaneller. Dark, round, wooden handle with leather tab tacked into bottom of it - attached to metal end of tool. Metal end of tool has 2 adjustable screws. One which regulates the depth of the blade, and one that adjusts the fence. Used for cutting a vertical channel into leather near the edge for stitching. Probably used in harness making. See Gomph catalog, pg 7. Inscription on one side and on opposite side. Embossed on wood handle. Inscription on one screw. | 1.69.3605.JPG | channeler | metal | wood | leather | Gomph

1.69.3608
channeler | leather | wood |...
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1.69.3608 | L: 5.25 in, width: 1.5 in, H: .75 in | Gift of Mr. Victor Alexander, Jr. | On round rod supporting blade: 2 | Channeler. Square shaped bronze head with an adjustable metal blade coming across head at a 90 degree angle. Head is loosely attached to round, painted black, wooden handle with a metal ferrule. Leather tab with button hole tacked into bottom of wooden handle. Inscription on round rod supporting blade. Probably a type of shoe tool used for splitting edge of leather. | 1.69.3608.JPG | channeler | leather | wood | bronze | metal

1.69.3610
Gomph | channeler | leather ...
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1.69.3610 | L: 5.75 in, Diameter: 1 in | Gift of Mr. Victor Alexander, Jr. | On brass head: PAT. MAY 5/68/GOMPH | Edge channeler. Brass headed tool with square sides with a blade set in head at a 45 degree angle with screw to adjust block below blade. Inscription on brass head. Brass head attached to metal stem by metal threads. Metal stem attached to dark, round, wooden handle with brass ferrule. Leather tab tacked onto bottom of handle for hanging. Used to make diagonal slit in edge of leather. Probably used in harness making. See Gomph catalog, pg 7. | 1.69.3610.JPG | channeler | leather | brass | metal | wood | Gomph

1.69.3609
C.S. Osborne and Co. | chann...
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1.69.3609 | L: 6.25 in, Diameter: 1 in | Gift of Mr. Victor Alexander, Jr. | On left side: C.S. OSBORNE "and" CO. [embossed on wood handle:] D/M/M | Channeler. Edge tool with a brass attachment with a slot for blade mounted at a 90 degrees. 2 screws for adjusting blade. Metal end of tool attached to a round, dark, wooden handle with a brass ferrule. Inscription on left side. Embossed on wood handle. Leather tab tacked into bottom of handle. Would cut slit in edge of leather while trimming edge. Probably used in harness making. | 1.69.3609.JPG | channeler | brass | leather | metal | wood | C.S. Osborne and Co.

1.69.3550
H.F. OSBORNE | channeler | l...
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1.69.3550 | L: 6.5 in, Diameter: 1 in | Gift of Mr. Victor Alexander, Jr. | On metal end: H.F. OSBORNE [on other side:] PAT. APR. 1.1873 [on bottom edge:] A/B | Channeler. Edge tool with adjustable, round, pointed blade. Angle of blade is also adjustable with a screw. The metal stem is attached to a dark, round, wood handle with a brass ferrule. Inscriptions on metal end, on other side and on bottom edge. Wooden end of handle has a leather tab tacked into it. Would make a slit in edge of leather while trimming edge. Prob. used in harness making. | 1.69.3550.JPG | channeler | leather | brass | wood | metal | H.F. OSBORNE

1.69.3604
C.S. Osborne "and" Co. | cha...
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1.69.3604 | L: 6.5 in, Diameter: 1 in | Gift of Mr. Victor Alexander, Jr. | On one side: C.S. OSBORNE "and" CO. | Straight channeler. Dark, round, wooden handle with leather tab tacked into bottom of it - attached to metal end of tool. Metal end of tool has 2 adjustable screws, one that regulates the depth of the blade, and one that adjusts the fence. Inscription on one side. Used for cutting a vertical channel into leather near the edge, for stitching. Probably used in harness making. See similar tool in Gomph catalog, pg 7. | 1.69.3604.JPG | channeler | wood | leather | metal | C.S. Osborne "and" Co.

1.69.2947
C.S. Osborne & Co. | channel...
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1.69.2947 | L: 7 in, Diameter: 1.125 in | Gift of Mr. Victor Alexander, Jr. | on left side of metal tip: "C.S.O. & Co" | Channeler Edge tool with blade sticking out of brass attachment. One knob adjusts the metal blade and the other adjusts brass attachment. Inscription on left side of metal tip. Wooden handle has leather strip for hanging tool. Would cut slit in edge of letather while trimming edge. Prob. used in harness making. | 1.69.2947.JPG | channeler | leather | wood | brass | metal | C.S. Osborne & Co.

1.69.3614
H.F. OSBORNE | channeler | m...
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1.69.3614 | L: .625 in, Diameter: 1.25 in | Gift of Mr. Victor Alexander, Jr. | On head: H.F. OSBORNE [on opposite side:] TRADE/OPT/MARK (within seal) | Channeler. Bronze end of tool has a metal point and small pointed knife blade coming out of flat surface at a 45 degree angle. 2 screws; one adjusts blade and adjust point; additional screw holds metal point piece in place. Head attached to dark, round, wooden handle with leather tab tacked into bottom of handle. Inscription on head and on opposite side. Used to cut a diagonal channel in leather, and could rotate around a fixed point to turn a corner. Probably use in harness making. | 1.69.3614.JPG | channeler | metal | bronze | wood | leather | H.F. OSBORNE

1.69.3607
C.S. Osborne & Co./Newark, N...
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1.69.3607 | L: 6.5 in, Diameter: 1 in | Gift of Mr. Victor Alexander, Jr. | On one side: C.S. OSBORNE & CO./NEWARK, N.J. [on opposite side:] A.J.D. | Straight channeler. Dark, round, wooden handle with leather tab tacked into bottom of it - attached to metal end of tool. Metal end of tool has 2 adjustable screws, one which regulates the depth of the blade and one that adjusts the fence. Used to cut a vertical channel into leather, near edge for stitching. Probably used in harness making. See similar tool in Gomph catalog, pg 7. Inscription on one side and on opposite side. | 1.69.3607.JPG | channeler | leather | metal | wood | C.S. Osborne & Co./Newark, N.J.