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With rectangular-sectioned iron handle; oak handle added by user; maker's mark WM GREAVES & SONS / SHEAF WORKS / ELECTRO / BORACIC STEEL; 390 mm. Used for cutting the chiv, and often the chime, of a cask. The nature of electro-boracic steel (most frequently marked on coopers’ tools) is a mystery – it may have been a meaningless sales gimmick
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Coopers’ jigger knife
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1985.9927

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