Letter Opener with Celluloid Handle


The advertisement on one side of the celluloid handle of this letter opener reads "Automobile Castings Gas Engine Castings Fine Die and Mould Castings."

Date Made: after 1908

Maker: Whitehead & Hoag Company

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: New Jersey, Newark

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Credit Line: Dadie and Norman B. Perlov

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2006.0098.1171Accession Number: 2006.0098Catalog Number: 2006.0098.1171

Object Name: Letter Opener with Celluloid Handle

Physical Description: metal (knife material)cellulose nitrate (handle material)Measurements: overall: 1.5 cm x 22.5 cm; x 9/16 in x 8 7/8 inoverall: 3/16 in x 8 31/32 in x 1/4 in; .47625 cm x 22.7965 cm x .635 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-0ec7-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1333822

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