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1.69.4354
Snell & Atherton. | Heel sha...
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1.69.4354 | L: 8.75 in, width: 1.25 in | Gift of Mr. Victor Alexander, Jr. | On blade: "OED 3" [also on blade:] "SNELL & ATHERTON" (in a small circle surrounding a small 5 pointed star). | Heel shave. Used to shave down the edges of the layers of leather which make up the ground seat of a saddle. Serpentine steel tool with two handles painted black. Raised 5-pointed star design on one handle; "3" on the other. Curved steel blade in center, attached with two screws. Blade marked and also with a circle surrounding a small, 5-pointed star. | 1.69.4354.JPG | One blade witha circle surrounding a small, 5-pointed star. | Heel shave. | steel | Snell & Atherton.

1.69.4363
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1.69.4363 | L: 6.125 in, width: 1.25 in | Gift of Mr. Victor Alexander, Jr. | On curved blade: "OED 6" and "SNELL & ATHERTON" (in a circle around a 5-pointed star) | Heel shave. Used to shave down the edges of the layers of leather which make up the ground seat of a saddle. Curved steel tool with one handle. Curved blade in center attached with 2 screws is marked in a circle around a 5-pointed star. Other handle has been cut off to allow tool to be used in tighter places. These were originally designed for use in shoemaking. | 1.69.4363.JPG | On curved blade is a circle around a 5-pointed star. | Heel shave. | steel | Snell & Atherton

1.69.4359
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1.69.4359 | L: 7.75 in, width: 1.75 in | Gift of Mr. Victor Alexander, Jr. | On blade: "SNELL & ATHERTON (in a circle around 5-pointed star) [brass fitting on bottom:] "SNELL & ATHERTON (in an oval). | Heel shave. Used to shave down the edges of the layers of leather which make up the ground seat of a saddle. Curved steel tool with 2 handles of unequal size. Curved steel blade in center is marked in a circle around a 5-pointed star. Blade is held in place by 2 brass fittings and 2 screws. Square brass fitting on bottom is marked in an oval. These were originally designed for use in shoemaking. | 1.69.4359.JPG | Center blade has a circle around a 5-pointed star | square brass fitting on bottom with an oval. | Heel shave. | steel | brass | Snell & Atherton

1.69.4357
Snell & Atherton | Heel shav...
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1.69.4357 | L: 8.75 in, width: 1.25 in | Gift of Mr. Victor Alexander, Jr. | On one side of blade: "OED 4" [on other side of blade:] "SNELL & ATHERTON" [on handle:] "4" | Heel shave. Used to shave down the edges of the layers of leather which make up the groud seat of a saddle. Steel tool with two flat handles. "4" stamped in reverse onto end of one handle. Curved steel blade in center, attached with 2 screws. Blade is marked "OED 4" on one side and "SNELL & ATHERTON" on the other. These were originally designed for use in shoemaking. | 1.69.4357.JPG | Heel shave. | steel | Snell & Atherton

1.69.4362
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1.69.4362 | L: 6.125 in, width: 1.25 in | Gift of Mr. Victor Alexander, Jr. | On blade: "OED 5" and "SNELL & ATHERTON" and "Made in the U.S.A." | Heel shave. Used to shave down the edges of the layers of leather which make up the ground seat of a saddle. Curved steel tool with one handle. Handle has raised, 5-point star at en. Curved blade in center, attached with 2 screws, marked in a circle around a 5-pointed star. Other handle has been cut off to allow tool to be used in tighter places. These were originally designed for use in shoemaking. | 1.69.4362.JPG | Handle with raised 5-pointed star | blade with a circle around a 5-pointed star. | Heel shave. | steel | Snell & Atherton

1.69.4360
Snell & Atherton | Heel shav...
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1.69.4360 | L: 6.125 in, width: 1.25 in | Gift of Mr. Victor Alexander, Jr. | On curved blade: "OED 4" and "SNELL & ATHERTON" (in a circle around a 5-pointed star) and "Made in U.S.A." | Heel shave. Used to shave down the edges of the layers of leather which make up the ground seat of a saddle. Curved steel tool with one handle. Handle has raised 5-pointed at end. Curved blade in center, attached with 2 screws marked: "OED 4" and "SNELL & ATHERTON" in a circle around a 5-pointed star. Also marked "Made in U.S.A." Other handle has been cut off to allow tool to be used in tighter places. These were originally designed for use in shoemaking. | 1.69.4360.JPG | Raised 5-point star on end of one handle | circle around 5-pointed star on blade. | Heel shave. | steel | Snell & Atherton

1.69.4361
Snell & Atherton | Heel shav...
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1.69.4361 | L: 6.125 in, width: 1.25 in | Gift of Mr. Victor Alexander, Jr. | On curved blade: "OED 4" and "SNELL & ATHERTON" and "Made in U.S.A." | Heel shave. Used to shave down the edges of the layers of leather which make up the ground seat of a saddle. Curved steel tool with one handle. Handle has raised 5-pointed star at end. Curved blade in center, attached with 2 screws, marked in a circle around a 5-pointed star. Other handle has been cut off and end ground down to allow it to be used in tighter places. These were originally designed for use in shoemaking. | 1.69.4361.JPG | Handle has a raised, 5-pointed star | blade has a circle around a 5-pointed star. | Heel shave. | steel | Snell & Atherton

1.69.4356
Heel shave. | steel
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1.69.4356 | L: 8.5 in, width: 1.25 in | Gift of Mr. Victor Alexander, Jr. | On one handle: 7 [on blade:] "OED 7" and "SNELL & ATHERTON" (in a circle around a 5-pointed star.) | Heel shave. Used to shave down the edges of the layers of leather which make up the ground seat of a saddle. Serpentine steel tool with two handles, painted black. Raised, 5-pointed star design on one handle; "7" on the other. Curved steel blade in center, attached with 2 screws. Blade is marked twice with a circle around a 5-pointed star. These were originally designed for use in shoemaking. | 1.69.4356.JPG | End with a circle around a 5-pointed star. | Heel shave. | steel

1.69.4358
Snell & Atherton | Heel shav...
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1.69.4358 | L: 8.75 in, width: 1.25 in | On handle: "0" [on blade:] "OED 0" [on other side of blade:] "SNELL & ATHERTON" | Heel shave. Used to shave down the edges of the layers of leather which make up the ground seat of a saddle. Flat steel tool with two handles. Raised 5 pointed star design on end of one handle; "0" on the other. Flat steel blade in center is attached with 2 screws and is marked on both side of blades. These were originally designed for used in shoemaking. | 1.69.4358.JPG | 5-point raised star on handle | 5-point star on blade. | Heel shave. | steel | Snell & Atherton

1.69.4355
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1.69.4355 | L: 8.75 in, width: 1.25 in | Gift of Mr. Victor Alexander, Jr. | On blade: "OED 3" [also on blade:] "SNELL & ATHERTON" (in a small circle surrounding a small, 5-pointed star [also on blade:] "MADE IN U.S.A." | Heel shave. used to shave down the edges of the layers of leather which make up the ground seat of a saddle. Serpentine steel tool with two handles painted black. Raised 5-pointed star design on one handle; "3" on the other. Curved steel blade in center, attached with two screws. Blade marked "OED 3" and also with "SNELL & ATHERTON" in a circle surrounding a small, 5-pointed star. Also marked "MADE IN U.S.A." These were originally designed for use in shoemaking. | 1.69.4355.JPG | On a blade a circle surrounding a small, 5-pointed star. | Heel shave. | steel | Snell & Atherton