- Dinner knife. Straight steel blade with rounded tip and long tang with wooden scales riveted with steel pin to form block handle with rounded sides and butt. Pewter bolster has lattice decoration inlaid into wood; matching inlay attached to pewter pommel cap. Scratched overall, minor rust, discoloration on metal.
- Blade is stamped: “LAMSON GOODNOW & CO/S. FALLS WORKS”
- Maker is Lamson & Goodnow Company, a manufacturer and wholesaler active in Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts 1844-present.
- Currently not on view
- Object Name
- knife, dinner
- Object Type
- date made
- 1860- 1880
- Lamson & Goodnow
- place made
- United States: Massachusetts, Shelburne Falls
- Physical Description
- metal, pewter (bolster, pommel cap material)
- metal, steel (overall material)
- wood (scales material)
- overall: 1/2 in x 9 1/2 in x 7/8 in; 1.27 cm x 24.13 cm x 2.2225 cm
- ID Number
- accession number
- catalog number
- Data Source
- National Museum of American History
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