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Can opener

1986.1162.10 (RS25005)

Description

Part of group of tools inside box (.14). Tall triangular form when closed w/ semi-circular top on tapering body and rounded handles. See sketch in file.

Details

Maker
Johnston Household Utilities Inc. (Maker)
Date
1920-1945
Inscriptions
Stamped on sides of handles: One side: ""JOHNSTON HOUSEHOLD UTILITIES INC./ CHICAGO, ILL"" Other side: ""JOHNSTON/ LIFETIME/ CAN OPENER/ U.S. PATS. NO. 1598641/ 1658225""
Location of origin
Chicago, IL, USA
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
steel (alloy)
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Places
Illinois (United States)
Descriptive terms
can openers
cookware
OPENER, CAN
Steel
steel (alloy)
Dimensions
7.5 x 3.25 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.1162.10
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
14954

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