- Original leather case for “One-armed man’s” knife (1986.531.225A) and accompanying dinner knife (1986.531.225B). Red leather exterior with red velvet-lined interior. Brass clasp at center front. Heavily worn, scratched. Pieces braking/broken off of exterior. Debris and dust on interior. No mark.
- Blades of accompanying knife are stamped: “W[crown]R/RODGERS CUTLERS/TO THEIR MAJESTIES”; partially worn away.
- Maker is Rodgers Cutlers, Sheffield, England, founded circa 1724. From 1971-1977 the firm operated under the name Rodgers-Wostenholm, and in 1977 Imperial of Providence, Rhode Island purchased the company.
- Currently not on view
- Object Name
- Object Type
- Other Terms
- Knife/Fork, Dinner; Cutlery
- date made
- 1830- 1837
- place made
- United Kingdom: England, Sheffield, Sheffield
- Physical Description
- leather (exterior material)
- cloth, velvet (interior material)
- overall: 1 in x 9 3/8 in x 2 5/8 in; 2.54 cm x 23.8125 cm x 6.6675 cm
- ID Number
- accession number
- catalog number
- Data Source
- National Museum of American History
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