Letter opener; RA2018.031

Name/Title

Letter opener

About this object

A 170 mm long letter opener. The handle is made of a cream colour celluloid and the tip is made of metal and is shape as a tear drop . The tear drop ends with a very sharp point at the very bottom. The handle surface made from celluloid contains a grain like structure, presumably in order to resemble bone or horn.

Period

1955-1970

Medium and Materials

Metal and celluloid made to look like bone

Measurements

170H x 21W x 8Dmm

Object Type

Paper knives

Object number

RA2018.031

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