Penknife with antler scales

Details
Object number
WCHL : 418
Country
Date
1900 (circa)

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.
Designers & Manufacturers
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Manufacturer

Inscriptions

inscribed: "I.XL George Wostenholm Sheffield England" (hilt of blade)
Dimensions
Width
19mm
Length
90mm
Material Note
plastic (natural)
animal
horn
metal
steel blade
silver mounts