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Breadboard on Silver Plated Base BB55
Breadboard on Silver Plated Base BB55
Original, quality late 19th century circular sycamore breadboard mounted with its original silver plated tray base with a decorative border. The reverse of the base is impressed for the manufacturer "James Dixon & Co of Sheffield". Complete and in good order.

Backboard 8.5" x 0.75" thick.

Base 11.5" x 1" tall.

 
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Price: 56.00


Sycamore Carved Breadboard BB54
Original, quality 1920's circular breadboard in sycamore with a carved border and "Bread" in lower case text to the top. A super colour and a very clean thick board. Complete and in good and working order.

11.75" diam x 1" thick.

 
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Price: 85.00


Sycamore Carved Breadboard BB54



Carved Sycamore Breadboard BB53
Carved Sycamore Breadboard BB53
Original, quality pre-war circular sycamore breadboard with a carved border and "Bread" in upper cased text. Well used but not warped and complete and in good and working order.

12" x 1".

 
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Price: 65.00


Sycamore Breadboard BB52
Original, quality 1920's circular sycamore breadboard with a petal design carved to the outer border. Complete and in good and working order.

11" diam x 1" tall.

 
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Price: 56.00


Sycamore Breadboard BB52



Sycamore Breadboard BB50
Sycamore Breadboard BB50
Original, quality circa 1900, circular breadboard in sycamore carved with some decoration to the borders. Complete and in good order.

10.75" x 1".

 
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Price: 68.00


Carved Sycamore Breadboard BB48
Original, quality late 19th century sycamore breadboard carved to the border in German "Dieb uns heute unsor Taglich Brod" with edelweiss flowers and leaves. Some old worm holes, well treated and some of the edges of the board are missing, otherwise a good and most unusual breadboard. Complete and in good order.

12.25" x 1".

 
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Price: 135.00


Carved Sycamore Breadboard BB48



Circular Breadboard BB44
Circular Breadboard BB44
Original, quality pre-war circular breadboard with a shaped outer border, possibly in teak or a similar light coloured wood. Complete and in good order.

11.75" diam x 1.25".

 
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Price: 45.00


Carved Bread Knife BK54
Original, quality late 19th century bread knife with a steel blade engraved for the manufacturer "Mappin & Webb Sheffield" and "Bread Knife" in script and a carved sycamore handle with deep relief of flowers and leaves. Remember, these knives are steel, not stainless steel, and will keep a very sharp edge, but they do not like water or moisture; just wipe and dry them thoroughly. All is complete and in good and working order.

13.25" x 1.25".

 
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Price: 95.00


Carved Bread Knife BK54



Horn Handled Steel Bread Knife BK52
Horn Handled Steel Bread Knife BK52
Original, quality late 19th century steel bread knife with a turned cowhorn handle. The blade is engraved "Bread Knife" and impressed for the manufacturer "Rodgers' Cutlery Norfolk Works Sheffield". Remember, these knives are steel, not stainless steel, and will keep a very sharp edge, but they do not like water or moisture; just wipe and dry them thoroughly. Shows very little use considering its age and complete and in good and working order.

12.5" x 1.25" x 1".

 
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Price: 65.00


Carved Bread Knife BK50
Original, quality 1920's bread knife with a steel blade and carved sycamore handle. The handle is carved "Bread" in upper cased text and the blade is acid etched "Bread Knife" in script. Remember, these knives are steel, not stainless steel, and will keep a very sharp edge, but they do not like water or moisture; just wipe and dry them thoroughly. Cleaned and waxed and complete and in good and working order.

12.5" x 1.25" x 1".

 
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Price: 65.00


Carved Bread Knife BK50



Carved Bread Knife BK49
Carved Bread Knife BK49
Original, quality late 19th century bread knife with a steel blade and a carved sycamore handle. The handle has well-carved detail of ears of wheat and a flower and the steel blade is detailed "Bread Knife" and for the manufacturer "Francis Newton & Sons Sheffield" and with a swan trademark. Remember, these knives are steel, not stainless steel, and will keep a very sharp edge, but they do not like water or moisture; just wipe and dry them thoroughly. Cleaned and waxed and complete and in good and working order.

12.75" x 1 1/8" x 1".

 
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Price: 85.00


Bread Rasp BK48
Original, quality late 19th century bread rasp for turning dry old bread into breadcrumbs. This unusual item has a turned sycamore handgrip, a brass ferrule and a coarse rasp. All is complete and in good and working order.

Rasp 5.75" x 2.25".

Total 2.5" tall.

 
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Price: 65.00


Bread Rasp BK48



Steel Bread Knife BK46
Steel Bread Knife BK46
Original, quality circa 1900, bread knife with an unusual steel blade and a carved sycamore handle. The handle is carved "Bread" and the blade is engraved "Bread Knife" & "M.Hunter & Sons Cutlers Sheffield". Remember, these knives are steel, not stainless steel, and will keep a very sharp edge, but they do not like water or moisture; just wipe and dry them thoroughly. Complete and in good and working order.

12.5" x 1.5" x 1".

 
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Price: 85.00


Unused Steel Bread Knife BK37
Original, quality late 19th century unused steel bread knife with a silver plated ferrule and an ivorine handle. The blade is etched 'Bread Knife' and for the manufacturer "Joseph Haywood & Company Sheffield" and with their 'Kettle' logo. All in mint condition and totally unused. Remember, these knives are steel, not stainless steel, and will keep a very sharp edge, but they do not like water or moisture; just wipe and dry them thoroughly.

13" x 1.25" x 1.25".

 
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Price: 156.00


Unused Steel Bread Knife BK37



Carved Bread Knife BK24
Carved Bread Knife BK24
Original, quality late 19th century bread knife with a steel blade and a sycamore handle carved with details of flowers and ears of wheat or corn to one side. The blade is clearly etched with harvest scenes and flailing with "Bread Knife" between. All is complete and in good and working order. These knives are steel, not stainless steel, and will keep a very sharp edge, but they do not like water or moisture; just wipe and dry them thoroughly.

13.25" x 1.5" x 1".

 
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Price: 95.00


Carved Bread Knife BK23
Original, quality late 19th century bread knife with a steel blade and a sycamore handle carved with details of ears of corn or wheat to both sides. The blade is a little stained and is etched for the manufacturer "Joseph? Queen's Cutlers" and all is complete and in good and working order. These knives are steel, not stainless steel, and will keep a very sharp edge, but they do not like water or moisture; just wipe and dry them thoroughly.

13.25" x 1.5" x 1".

 
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Price: 115.00


Carved Bread Knife BK23



Steel Bread Knife with Nickel Grip BK20
Steel Bread Knife with Nickel Grip BK20
Original, quality late 19th century bread knife with a polished Sheffield Steel blade and a pistol grip shaped nickel handle, mounted to each end with acanthus leaf decoration. All has been polished and lacquered and is complete and in good and working order. Remember, this knife is are steel, not stainless steel, and will keep a very sharp edge, but does not like water or moisture; just wipe and dry it thoroughly.

12.75" x 1.25" blade x 1".

 
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Price: 20.00

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