Dinner knife with black Parkesine handle

Made:
c. 1862
maker:
Alexander Parkes
One dinner knife with black Parkesine handle and a rectangular profile steel blade, Made by Alexander Parkes; c. 1862.

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One dinner knife with black Parkesine handle and a rectangular profile steel blade, Made by Alexander Parkes; c. 1862.
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Dinner knife with black Parkesine handle and rectangular profile steel blade, Made by Alexander Parkes; c. 1862 (Printed P224 on side).

Details

Category:
Plastics and Modern Materials
Object Number:
2009-166
Materials:
parkesine and steel
type:
dinner knife
credit:
Plastics Historical Society