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Buffalo Bill Museum

Makers
H.F. OSBORNE 8
Descriptions
leather 2024 brass 1442 wood 4438 metal 3340
Names
channeler 10
Dimensions:
L: 6.5 in, Diameter: 1 in
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. Victor Alexander, Jr.
Inscription:
On metal end: H.F. OSBORNE [on other side:] PAT. APR. 1.1873 [on bottom edge:] A/B
Remarks:
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.
Accession Number:
1.69.3550

Not currently on display


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