Silver fork

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Silver fork.

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This fork belonged to Amos Burr, early Settler in Foxton. He lost both his arms in a canon misfiring accident aboard the “Cuba” in Wellington harbour on 22nd January 1840.

One silver fork with a modified handle, in a cardboard box. Used by Amos Burr – who had no hands.

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