Wonderful Ca. 1900 DuPont Explosives, Hercules Powder Advertising Letter Opener
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Wonderful Ca. 1900 DuPont Explosives, Hercules Powder Advertising Letter Opener

Code: advt00100dhp


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ARTIFACT: Wonderful, circa 1900 DuPont Explosives, Hercules Powder, advertising letter opener in nickeled steel with aluminum slab grips by S.D. Childs Co. in Chicago. The aluminum grips feature images of an explosive, spool of wire/cord, and box that reads: "POWDER CARTRIDGES" and one side that reads: "DUPONT EXPLOSIVES" the opener is engraved with "HERCULES POWDER" on each side.

VINTAGE: Circa 1900

SIZE: Approximately 9 ¼" X 7/8"

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Nickeled steel and aluminum

ATTACHMENT: None.

MARKINGS: "S.D. Childs Co. CHICAGO"

ITEM NOTES: This is from an advertising collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VBJM14 LAAEX2/15 SeVAEJX3/17

CONDITION: 7- (Very Fine-): Opener shows moderate wear and areas of oxidation, nearly all the nickel plating remains intact.

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.