Metal letter opener/paper knife, marking 25th Anniversary of "Sabena Airlines". Markings on handle 1923-1948 above the word "Sabena". A Belgian Airline. The hand guard is in the form of wings and at the centre of the shaft is a cross with a single star at the top of the cross. The handle and blade are tapered. Both, the back and front, are identical in design and markings. A small hole has been made in the top of the handle for securing the knife.
1923-1948 Maker's Mark
Sabena Airlines. 1948. Letter Opener [Sabena Airlines], 2003.182. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).