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Pocket Knife

1971.1307 (RS118089)

Description

Cartouche-shaped decoration on elongated ovoid handle with spearshaped leaves and rosette.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1837
Inscriptions
""Coin"" stamped on blade; ""18"" stamped on opposite side of blade that folds into handle.
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
coin silver
silver (metal)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Cartouche
cartouches (ornament)
coin silver
KNIFE, POCKET
pocket knives
Silver
silver (metal)
Accession Number
1971.1307
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
6492

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