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Object Name Screwdriver
Catalog Number 1993.8.348
Date ca. 1880
Material(s) wood, cast steel
Dimensions H-8.5 W-1.5 D-1 inches
Description This is a screwdriver for leather work. It has a turned wooden handle with flattened sides on the ball. It has a brass yoke with single dotted molding. There is a cast steel blade with a beveled edge. There are two sloped cut outs in the middle of the blade.
Notes Collected by the donor over the last thirty years from barns, storage sheds, and antique stores in north central Kentucky, southern Indiana, and southern Ohio.
Collection George Underhill Collection
Subjects Leather industry
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS