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LETTER OPENER

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LETTER OPENER

Made by: Cartier

Currently in storage


About this object

The handle of the letter opener is rectangular. It is marked off as a ruler to 3 inches. At the opposite end of the handle is a thin piece which acts as a pen knife. The pieces are hinged.

Category:
goldwork
Object name:
LETTER OPENER
Made from:
Gold
Made in:
New York, USA
Date made:
20th c.
Size:
14.9 cm (5 7/8 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
11.190
Class:
GOLD
Signature marks:
MARK; NUMBER on edge: Cartier 14K; on edge: numbers for inches
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973