A special USA-made fid (or belt awl) made by C.S. Osborne. Blunt awl for stretching & enlarging holes in leather for easy lacing. Also used for stippling, tightening or loosening knots, etc. Hardwood handle.
From the Manufacturer:
Since 1826, the Osborne family had dedicated itself to providing the very finest tools. Ably assisted by employees who average over ten years of service to the company, the eighth generation of the Osborne family still manages the firm & continues the tradition requiring strict adherence to the highest standards of quality & service. This dedication continues to put the best possible tools in the hands of the professional. CS Osborne - Made in the USA.
Product Blade Length Overall Length Model # CS Osborne Fid ~ No. 477 2 - 1/4" 5"477
For California Residents:
WARNING: Cancer & Reproductive Harm - www.P65Warnings.ca.gov
WARNING: Drilling, sawing, sanding or machining wood products can expose you to wood dust, a substance known to the State of California to cause cancer. Avoid inhaling wood dust or use a dust mask or other safeguards for personal protection. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov/wood