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Pocket sheath knife

Description

Pointed steel bowed blade closes into plastic handle w/ brass fittings. Brass lock stamped "DEPOSE" secures knife in upright position. Cylindrical cardboard sheath (b) lined w/ leather has openings for two knives.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900-1920
Material
brass (alloy)
leather
plastic (organic material)
steel (alloy)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Brass
brass (alloy)
KNIFE, POCKET
leather
Leather
Plastic
plastic (organic material)
pocket knives
Steel
steel (alloy)
Dimensions
8.5 x 0.75 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1980.445AB
Credit Line
Gift of the Estate of Phoebe McKernan
GUSN
25998

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