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Posted 3 years ago


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Does anyone have any idea what this knife was used for? It appears to say Broom with image of broom below then D Miller & Son

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  1. walksoftly walksoftly, 3 years ago
    I wondered if it was, I saw what looked like a similar knife on a mini series movie, circa 1770.

    Thanks AR8
  2. peter, 3 years ago
    This knife is called a fleam, it is used for vetinary purposes, the selected blade is held to the vein or artery and hit, most often used for horses
  3. walksoftly walksoftly, 3 years ago
    Thanks, Peter.
  4. walksoftly walksoftly, 3 years ago
    Thanks for the L's, Knivesnsuch, vetraio50, & Bellin68
  5. walksoftly walksoftly, 3 years ago
    Thanks for Love vanskyock & justin
  6. Wendling Wendling, 3 years ago
    That is a first for me,I haven't seen one before.A good one to show,and hang on to.
  7. walksoftly walksoftly, 3 years ago
    Thanks for the love, Wendling & Beaux.

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