8 cm KNIFE (closed)
multi-blade (17+2) shell handled fine pocket knife, c. 1880-1920.
present and intact for a total of 19uses including in part numerous special
purpose blades in different shapes and sizes, including cigar and leather
punches, scissors, saws, corkscrew, screw driver, needle, hook and many others,
set in carefully selected highly figured tortoise shell grips. Additionally it
has a toothpick and a pair of tweezers set into the handles. All blades are
made of carbon steel. Slabs are wonderfully preserve tortoise shell fastened
with three rivets. Hand filed German silver spacers. All blades have been
opened and tested and they are all in full profile with a firm snap. No damage
to note nor to the blades neither to the delicate slabs. Some overall pit marks
to the steel parts commiserate with age and type . Length is 80 mm closed.
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