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    Posted 1 year ago

    Lmharris
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    This tool measures 6 inches long, has an S curved Bakelite handle and the "blade" is silver. I think that it is actual silver because it tarnishes if not kept polished. It has no markings of any sort. It is blunt.
    Does anyone know what it is called?

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    1. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 1 year ago
      Fish scaler ? Silver ? For the man who has everything !
    2. Lmharris, 1 year ago
      I've looked into it being a fish scaler, a leather Tanner.... so far, it doesn't seem to be it. Just not sure. Any other ideas?
    3. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 1 year ago
      Comb for a bald man ? I'm at a loss.
    4. Lmharris, 1 year ago
      Blunderbuss2! LOL! Don't think that's it either!
    5. UncleRon UncleRon, 1 year ago
      I don't know but I'll make a guess: Some kind of fruit or nut peeler/opener. The saw teeth would cut through a rind and the blade is - a blade!
    6. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 1 year ago
      I'll go with UncleRon. Probably work well with soursop ! Maybe even grapefruit.
    7. Horseradishman1 Horseradishman1, 1 year ago
      Curious tool that I keep looking at....I am seeing cheese knives with curved blades and saw teeth on one side that remind me of it. Just a thought...
    8. flashlarue, 1 year ago
      Maybe an oyster knife?
    9. Lmharris, 1 year ago
      I have also wondered if it could be a cheese knife. The blade itself is extremely blunt and has never been sharpened so I am just not sure. But thank you horseradishman1 for your input! I appreciate it and I appreciate everyone else's also. I hope someone can tell me when hundred percent for sure what the heck it is though.
    10. Lmharris, 1 year ago
      I am not sure if it could be an oyster knife because it is not sharp in anyway. But then again I know nothing of oyster knives. Lol
    11. Lmharris, 1 year ago
      If I could figure out what it was and it had a decent value I would consider selling it for the right price. But have no idea what it really is!
    12. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 1 year ago
      I'm 100% sure it's not an oyster knife.
    13. Bigdaftjohn, 1 year ago
      Tongue scraper? Unlikely I know... If it tarnishes like silver it may be German silver, which actually has no silver content, but it's much cheaper and stronger that real silver. I take it that the rivets are fixed, and the blade can't rotate at all?

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