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4 silver knives

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Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
object
Physical Description
Knife : cast (moulded) : silver
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
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Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
object
Physical Description
Knife : cast (moulded) : silver
Other Title Information
Food Service T&E
Date
1928-1938
Physical Condition
Excellent
Notes
Unsharpened blade, rounded at the top. Shallow teeth are found on the reverse, curved edge, top quarter half. The straight edge has a thin sliver cut out of the top half. Blade extends from a thick, curved handle with a high relief dotted border (both sides); rounds to a point at the bottom.
Accession No.
2011X.312.14-15
Name Access
Spanier, Beverly
Places
Solingen, Germany, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
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Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
object
Physical Description
Fork : cast (moulded) : silver ; Ht: 2,8 cm x W: 2,6 cm x De: 21,2 cm
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
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Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
object
Physical Description
Fork : cast (moulded) : silver ; Ht: 2,8 cm x W: 2,6 cm x De: 21,2 cm
Other Title Information
Food Service T&E
Date
1850-1900
Physical Condition
Good
Notes
4 tines that taper inwards at the top. 3 shallow trenches are found where the tines meet the tang (in between the times). Extending from a thin, slightly curved handle that tapers out at the bottom; curved edges extending slightly longer in the middle.
Accession No.
2004.03.11
Name Access
Klein, Louis
Places
Solingen, Germany, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
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Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
object
Physical Description
Knife : cast (moulded) : silver
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
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Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
object
Physical Description
Knife : cast (moulded) : silver
Other Title Information
Food Service T&E
Date
1850-1900
Physical Condition
Good
Notes
Knife with an unsharpened blade with teeth along the top quarter; the opposite side has a thin tapered edge. Extending from a thick handle with a beveled ledge near the blade and a beveled bottom edge, shaped into a beveled point at the bottom. Narrative: blade of knife was replaced in Caracas, Venezuela in 1950s
Accession No.
2004.03.12
Name Access
Klein, Louis
Places
Solingen, Germany, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
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Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
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Item
Material Format
object
Physical Description
Scissors : cast (moulded), screwed, incised : silver, black
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
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Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
object
Physical Description
Scissors : cast (moulded), screwed, incised : silver, black
Other Title Information
Toilet Article
Date
1947
Physical Condition
Excellent
Notes
Nail scissors with circular handles, screwed together near the blades; between the handle and blades there is a half-circle cut out with a tapered edge. A thin rectangular eyelet is found on the obverse, below the handle. The blades taper at the ends. A nail file is attached to a rectangular case, which covers the scissor blades. At the very end of the file is a tapered and curved point, which locks into the eyelet on the scissors. Narrative: Given to Dana Borenstein by an American soldier in the Jewish D.P camp in Stuttgart, West along with a can opener. Dana kept them and used them until 2009 when she gave them to her nephew Stefan (her husband's brother's son) who could remember them from the D.P camp.
Accession No.
2009.12.01
Name Access
Borenstein, Dana
Places
Solingen, Germany, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
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Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
object
Physical Description
Spoon : cast (moulded) : silver ; Ht: 3,1 cm x W: 4,5 cm x De: 22 cm
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
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Collection
MONTREAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTRE (MHMC-01)
Description Level
Item
Material Format
object
Physical Description
Spoon : cast (moulded) : silver ; Ht: 3,1 cm x W: 4,5 cm x De: 22 cm
Other Title Information
Food Service T&E
Date
1850-1900
Physical Condition
Good
Notes
Serving size spoon with deep bowl. Extending from a thin, slightly curved handle that tapers out at the bottom; curved edges extending slightly longer in the middle.
Accession No.
2004.03.10
Name Access
Klein, Louis
Places
Solingen, Germany, Europe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
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