BRADES 1380 TOM THUMB Case Opener - "I AM BRITISH"
A No.1380 Tom Thumb case opener or packing case/grocer's hammer by BRADES.
Unusual in that this one is marked 'BRADES CO 1380' on one cheek with 'I AM BRITISH' on the other.
The Tom Thumb opener is listed in the 1941 BRADES Export Catalogue which may explain this additional mark.
This solid forged tool's head is 11/16 inch square and the handle is finished with a claw at the bottom end
75/8 inches overall length.