Object Title

Pricker

Pricker

Date

1942-1983

Object Number

IX.3428

Provenance

Part of a collection of scabbards, scabbard parts and related tools (IX.3407-IX.3476) purchased on 3rd March 1988. Formerly Deposit 341. Collection ref. no. of this item: U. The tools were used by Mr Arthur Coxen in his scabbard-making business, from about 1942 until 1983. For further information, see inventory file for collection.

Physical Description

The head is in the form of a steel comb, with thirteen shallow teeth (the centre one broken) with chiselled, angled ends. Head made in one with a shank, the end of which is designed to be struck with a hammer.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Length: 112 mm (4.45 in), width of head, at end: 32 mm (1.25 in)

Inscriptions and Marks

On one face of the head, struck: '10'.

Associations

Places Britain