Items available for Education Loans from The Davistown 07-Aug-
Tools
Butter knife 82512T2
9 7/8" long with 6" blade
signed "SANDERSON SHEAR STEEL"
This knife was originally part of a collection that belonged to Oliver Wendell Holmes. There
were many Sandersons in Sheffield, England that made knives.
Mortar and pestle 92911T13
9" tall, 6" diameter mortar; 14" long, 1 3/4" diameter tapering pestle
unsigned
The mortar is made from a log that was hollowed out and has a blackened bottom to seal the
end grain. There is a hand-forged iron ring on the bottom of the mortar. The mortar has a
leather handle. The pestle is wooden with a leather braid fastened about 1/4 of the way up
from the working end. This might have had a maritime use for mixing caulking.
SubCategor Files Peter Stubs Tools
Triangular file 22411T29
14 3/4" long, 12" x 13/16" cutting surface bio
signed "GENUINE" "P S STUBS" "ENGLAND"
SubCategor Fishing Implements
Eel spear 30311T1
18" long, 4" wide
unsigned
This spear originally had 8 tines, one is missing.
Mackerel plow 102212T1
7 1/4" long, 3/4" wide, 1" cutting edge
unsigned
SubCategor Hammers
Claw hammer 5413T1
7" long handle, 4 3/4" long head, 1" face
signed "S.S." "3"
Hammer head 22411T8
5" long, 1 1/8" x 1 1/8" head, 3 1/2" long handle brackets
unsigned
This is a claw hammer with forge-welded brackets used to secure the handle.
SubCategor Knives
Knife 93011T19
9" long, 3/4" wide
signed "J. WARD & CO." "RIVERSIDE, MASS"

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