This old letter opener is advertising the Mrs. Day’s Ideal Baby Shoe Company. The applied medallion on the end has the adorable logo of a young child nestled in a baby shoe. On the blade of the opener it reads; 1902 - 25TH Anniversary - 1927 - Mrs. Day’s Ideal Baby Shoe Co. - Danvers, Mass.. The back of the opener reads; Genuine Bronze - W & H.CC. Newark N.J..
It measures about 9 1/8” long and 1 ¼” wide at the top and is in very nice condition with light wear. There is some discoloration and the tip has a small burr.
The pictures are not shown at actual size. Please refer to the description for actual measurements.
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