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Box Opener
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Title: Box Opener
Identifier: 2004.3.12
Donor: Hal Avery
Item Date: 1890-1940
Creation Date: 2011
Location: Bradley Museum

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Description: A form of box opener or case opener. It has a long strip of steel with a claw at one end, and a wood handle at the other for turning.

This is a tool to open boxes or remove nails. See: R.A. Salaman "Dictionary of Woodworking Tools: c.1700-1970" (Newton, Connecticut: The Taunton Press, 1990), 90.
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