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190 Samuel Yellin letter opener

Frank Turley

Wrought iron letter opener signed "YELLIN" on reverse.

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  • Taken with NIKON COOLPIX P60
  • Focal Length 6.4 mm
  • Exposure Time 1/13
  • f Aperture f/3.6
  • ISO Speed 400

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Harris, This piece was made by master smith, Samuel Yellin of Philadelphia, probably of wrought iron and probably in the 1930's. I received it two years ago, and have done nothing to it regards its patina. It looks like a natural iron finish that for some reason, has not rusted.

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