A wheel pricker with a rounded wooden handle attached to a metal shank which is bent near the end. The shank has a circular toothed wheel mounted in a forked carrier. "G.S.C.S Borne & Co" is stamped into one side of the shank. "ESTD1826" is stamped on the other side in a rectangle. "6" is stamped on top of the shank.
This pricker wheel was used by Robert Graham, who owned a boot repair and saddlery shop in Queen Street, Waitara. Wheel prickers were used to make a series of holes in the surface of the leather to guide the awl before sewing.
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