Crawford's carton opener

Description

A small holder for a blade used to open Keepcrisp cartons of Crawford's biscuits. Made in two parts, joined together with a metal screw, from compression moulded phenol formalhehyde, circa early 1930s.
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Inscriptions

moulded: "OPENER FOR "KEEPCRISP" CARTONS OF CRAWFORD'S BISCUITS PROV. PAT. NO. 33734/35" (side)
moulded: "GUIDE HOLD UPRIGHT: THUMB ON SCREW HEAD: PLACE GUIDE AGAINST SIDE OF CARTON, DRAW BLADE TOWARDS YOU" (underside)

Object number

AIBDC : 008943SA

Date

1930 - 1939 (circa)

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Dimensions
Width
53mm
Height
45mm
Depth
10mm

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