1953 Patent Champagne Nipper combo tool by Latama of Italy patent 40444 stainless multi-tool in a leather sheath embossed Pfizer promo item

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This is a multi-tool marked LATAMA ITALY STAINLESS PATENT 40444. This is U. S. Design Patent No. 171,167 issued December 22, 1953 to Emil S. Polk of New York City for a “Combination Tool.” Tools include knife, manicure blade, nail puller, screw driver, cigar cutter, bottle opener, wire cutter, and a 2.5” rule. The knife blade also serves as scissors.
Latama (Latin America Import Export Company) was founded in New York City after WWII by Jack Polincovsky. The company is well known for its switchblade knives produced in Maniago, Italy. (Interestingly, the company is well-known for making switchblade knives.)

Condition: The stainless is bright and shiny except where the file portion is, as would be expected. The hinge operates smoothly. The sheath is intact with no issues.

Measurements: tool is approx 4-1/4" when folded and 7-1/8" fully extended

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