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Old 3rd December 2017, 11:45 PM   #7
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Originally Posted by Sajen
... I think that it don't will be a letter opener since the handle look heavily used.

Maybe the previous owner(s) went through a lot of letters.

I wonder if it has been sharpened.

Then again, I use a razor sharp V42 dagger to open the occasional letter. The difference blurs.

p.s. - The USA and Canada used the letter mark 'STERLING', rather than a proof mark. So did the Irish! Bit closer to the UK again...
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