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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Box with scalpels
scalpel set
surgical set
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
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Josephine B. Carpenter and Walter L. Boyd
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National Museum of American History
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