Kent's knife sharpening and cleaning-machine, c. 1905.

1903-1905 in London

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Knife sharpening and cleaning machine, c. 1905. From a colour transparency in the Science Museum Photographic Archive.
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Kent's patent rotary disc hand-operated knife sharpening and cleaning machine, size 7 no. 8926, overall design based on patents 10225 and 13920 in 1852 by George Kent, most recent patents in 1895, 1902 and 1903 made by Kent of Holborn, London, and supplied by Halstead and Kestell of Royston, 1903-1905

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