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Buffalo Bill Museum

Makers
Snell & Atherton 9
Descriptions
steel 2355
Names
Heel shave. 10
Subjects
5-point raised star on handle 5-point star on blade.
Dimensions:
L: 8.75 in, width: 1.25 in
Inscription:
On handle: "0" [on blade:] "OED 0" [on other side of blade:] "SNELL & ATHERTON"
Remarks:
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.
Accession Number:
1.69.4358

Not currently on display


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