c.1920-30 sword opener

original and reproduction side-by-side comparison

 

c.1920-30 Sword opener

 

ORIGINAL

 

There is also a version with "Purity is sealed in a bottle" on the reverse.

 

 

c.1990 Sword opener

 

reproduction

 

The finish is rougher than the original and the die cut is not as smooth. Text is also somewhat more crude looking. All versions with this text should be suspected as a reproduction.