Penknife with unpolished horn scales

Side view of a penknife showing the horn scales. Side view of a penknife showing the concealed blades. Side view of a penknife showing the concealed blades. Side view of a penknife showing the concealed blades. Side view of a penknife showing the concealed blades. Side view of a penknife showing the horn scales. Side view of a penknife showing the blades exposed. Side view of a penknife showing the horn scales.
Side view of a penknife showing the horn scales. Side view of a penknife showing the concealed blades. Side view of a penknife showing the concealed blades. Side view of a penknife showing the concealed blades. Side view of a penknife showing the concealed blades. Side view of a penknife showing the horn scales. Side view of a penknife showing the blades exposed. Side view of a penknife showing the horn scales.
Details
Object number
WCHL : 415
Country
Date
1930 - 1939 (circa)

Description

A twin bladed penknife, circa 1930s, with unpolished horn scales. The blades are pointed in shape, the larger blade is inscribed INOXYD at the hilt. This natural plastic item forms part of the Worshipful Company of Horners collection.
Designers & Manufacturers
Designer (Person)
Manufacturer

Inscriptions

inscribed: "INOXYD" (large blade)
Dimensions
Width
20mm
Length
83mm
Material Note
plastic (natural)
animal
horn
metal blade
Colour