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Description
Five piece demonstration set for dinner knife blades (1986.531.240A-E). Set shows the sequence of producing a dinner knife blade from raw material into a refined blade with tang.
Finished blade is stamped: “ENCORE”/THOMAS TURNER & Co./CUTLERS TO HIS MAJESTY/HYGIENIC STAINLESS”
Maker is Thomas Turner & Company, Sheffield, England 1802-1932. The “Encore” line was introduced in 1805. This mark was in use after 1901.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1920
place made
United Kingdom: England, Sheffield, Sheffield
Physical Description
metal, steel (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1/2 in x 7 3/8 in x 7/8 in; 1.27 cm x 18.7325 cm x 2.2225 cm
ID Number
1986.0531.240D
accession number
1986.0531
catalog number
1986.0531.240D
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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