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Pen Quill Cutter - Savigny & Co, London, circa 1810-1850 Reg. No: ST 017955
- Quill pen cutter made by Savigny & Co, London, circa 1810-1850. It was used for cutting the points on quill pins. Savigny & Co were a London based razor and surgical instrument maker, who operated from 67 James's Street from circa 1810 to 1872.
- Quill pen cutter with an ebony handle, it consists of a cutter for cutting and splitting the quill point and an ordinary blade for preparing the quill for insertion in the point cutter.
- Acquisition Information:
- Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1929
|Dimensions:||13.00 mm (Height), 18.00 mm (Width), 102.00 mm (Length)|
|Weight:||0.04 g (Weight)|
|Tagged with:||writing instruments, written communications, knives|
|Themes this item is part of:||Journeys of a Lifetime, Immigration Museum Exhibition, 1998-2015, Information & Communication Collection|
|Inscriptions:||Marked: 'Savigny & Co., 67 St. James's St., London'.|
|Manufacturer:||Savigny & Co, London, England, Great Britain, circa 1810-1850|
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