Penknife with antler scales

Description

A twin bladed penknife with antler scales, c 1900. The larger of the two blades is inscribed at the hilt on one side with 'oil the joints' and on the other I*XL along the blade and I.XL George Wostenholm Sheffield England at the hilt. The scales are silver tipped and have an uninscribed silver shield on one side. This natural plastic item forms part of the Worshipful Company of Horners collection.
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Inscriptions

inscribed: "I.XL George Wostenholm Sheffield England" (hilt of blade)

Object number

WCHL : 418

Date

1900 (circa)

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Material

Dimensions
Width
19mm
Length
90mm