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Buffalo Bill Museum

Makers
C.S. Osborne and Co. 63
Descriptions
metal 3340 leather 2024 wood 4438
Names
spoke shave 14
Dimensions:
L: 12 in, width: 1.125 in, H: 1.25 in
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. Victor Alexander, Jr.
Inscription:
on metal blade: C.S. OSBORNE "and" CO [on side of tool]: AB
Remarks:
Spoke shave. Two handled wood piece with think sharp, metal blade set in piece facing wood. Metal ends of blade (like a staple) go through wood handle at either end. Leather tab with button hole is tacked onto left end of wood piece. Wood piece is angled and notiched in center (under blade). Inscription on metal blade and side of tool. Used for skiving leather. Also used by woodworkers. See Osborne catalog #55, pg. 40.
Accession Number:
1.69.3099

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