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knife blade

knife blade

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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
Object Name
blade, demonstration
Object Type
cutlery
date made
ca 1920
place made
United Kingdom: England, Sheffield, Sheffield
Physical Description
metal, steel (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1/2 in x 8 1/4 in x 1 1/2 in; 1.27 cm x 20.955 cm x 3.81 cm
ID Number
1986.0531.240C
accession number
1986.0531
catalog number
1986.0531.240C
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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