switchblade

switchblade

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Object Name
switchblade
Object Type
cutlery
Other Terms
Knife; Personal Utensils; Cutlery; Folding; Pocket
date made
c. 1918-1929
place made
United States: Connecticut, Bridgeport
Physical Description
steel (blades, springs, possibly pins material)
celluloid (scales material)
nickel silver (bolsters, possibly pins material)
brass (linings material)
Measurements
overall, stored closed: 7/16 in x 3 5/16 in x 9/16 in; 1.11125 cm x 8.41375 cm x 1.42875 cm
ID Number
DL.59.1010H
catalog number
59.1010H
accession number
111627
Credit Line
Estate of Charles F. Wiebusch
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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