Combmaker's grail, wide

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Object number
WCHL : 221

Description

A combmaker's hand file or grail used for rounding the sides of teeth on a hand-cut comb. The flat file is set into a wooden handle. This type of file was in common use from the early 18th century until about 1840. This item forms part of the Worshipful Company of Horners collection.
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Dimensions
Width
56mm
Length
310mm
Method
Material
wood
metal
steel
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