Contributed by Davistown Museum
A typical lumberman's tool for marking and identifying the trees cut by loggers before they would be floated down to the sawmills. This has a leather pouch. Also called a timber scribe.
Size: 6 1/2" long.
About This Item
- Title: Raceknife, ca. 1820
- Creation Date: circa 1820
- Subject Date: circa 1820
- Media: Cast steel, wood
- Local Code: 100400T18
- Collection: Historic Maritime III (1800-1840): Boomtown Years & the Dawn of the Industrial Revolution
- Object Type: Physical Object
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PO Box 346, 58 Main Street #4, Liberty, ME 04949
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