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Buffalo Bill Museum

Makers
Shapleigh Hardware Co.
Descriptions
brass 1442 wood 4438 metal 3340
Names
knife, round 8
Dimensions:
L: 6.75 in, width: 6 in, H: 1 in
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. Victor Alexander, Jr.
Inscription:
on blade in diamond shape: SHAPLEIGH HARDWARE CO./DIAMOND EDGE/DE (with arrow going through the letters)/TRADE/MARK [under diamond]: SAINT LOUIS
Remarks:
Round knife. Large 1/2 moon shaped knife blade with 1/2 circle cutouts on either side of handle. Rounded wood handle is attached to blade with brass ferrule and 2 tacks. Inscription on blade in diamond shape. Used to cut leather. See similar items in Osborne cat. #55, pg. 31.
Accession Number:
1.69.3108

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