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Black blade sharpener with brown alligator skin-like handle / American

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Black sharpener with brown alligator skin-like handle and ends of sharpening strip; "Finish" side is dark tan leather, and the sharpening side has been detached and is now attached to top metal loop with a rope; handle is stamped, "Nev-a-hone razor___New York, Guaranteed".

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Title(s): 
Black blade sharpener with brown alligator skin-like handle
Culture: 
American
Date: 
late 19th century - early 20th century
Materials/Techniques: 
leather, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 28 1/8 × 2 1/4 in. (71.4 × 5.7 cm)
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Credit Line: 
Gilcrease Museum/The University of Tulsa
Accession No: 
TU2009.39.243
Department: 
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