Star Safety Corn Knife

Star Safety Corn Knife

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An inscription on the cardboard case reads “STAR SAFETY CORN KNIFE / KAMPFE BROS. N.Y. / TRADE MARK.” An inscription on the knifes reads “ACME TOLEDO.” The Kampfe Bros. (Frederick, Richard and Otto) began making safety razors in New York City in 1875. And they were advertising the Corn Knife by 1907.
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Currently not on view
Object Name
Box with scalpels
scalpel set
surgical set
Measurements
overall: 14.75 cm x 2.5 cm; 5 13/16 in x in
overall: 5/8 in x 5 7/8 in x 7/8 in; 1.5875 cm x 14.9225 cm x 2.2225 cm
ID Number
2000.0223.06.44
accession number
2000.0223
catalog number
2000.0223.06.44
Credit Line
Josephine B. Carpenter and Walter L. Boyd
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National Museum of American History
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