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Buffalo Bill Museum

Makers
C.S. Osborne and Co. 63
Descriptions
wood 4438 brass 1442 metal 3340
Names
head knife
Dimensions:
L: 5.625 in, width: 3.75 in, H: 1 in
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. Victor Alexander, Jr.
Inscription:
on knife blade: C.S. OSBORNE "and" CO/ESTD (D underlined) 1826/NEWARK, N.J. (in a circle)
Remarks:
Head Knife. 1/2 moon shaped knife blade with straight sides near handle. Blade attaches to rounded (flat sided) wood handle with brass ferrule and brass tacks. Inscription on knife blade. Used to cut leather. See Osborne catalog #55, pg. 30.
Accession Number:
1.69.3109

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