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Object Name Sickle
Date 1910-1930
Maker R. C. Reeves & Co.
Material Metal/Wood
Used Camp Pine Knot, Raquette Lake
Description Sickle with metal blade and wooden handle. Stamp on blade near handle: "ENGLAND". On reverse side of blade near handle: "R. C. REEVES & CO / NEW YORK / 2". Top of handle is uneven; handle split in two places running from blade toward end of handle.
Notes With the sickle, the farmer needed a grindstone for regrinding, plus a whetstone carried in the pocket, to maintain a razor-sharp edge.
Dimensions H-18 W-9.25 D-1.5 inches
Collection AG030B Agriculture: Harvesting
Catalog Number 1955.009.0030c
Other number AM 0097
Imagefile 050\1955.009.0030C.JPG
Species Sickle