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Sycamore Carved Breadboard BB54
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


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


Carved Sycamore Breadboard BB53



Sycamore Breadboard BB52
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 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


Sycamore Breadboard BB50



Carved Sycamore Breadboard BB48
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


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


Circular Breadboard BB44



Bread Knife BK53
Bread Knife BK53
Original, quality 1920's / 30's bread knife with a stainless steel blade and a carved sycamore handle. The blade is etched "Bread Knife" in script and "Butler Sheffield England" for the maker and "Non - Stain" and the handle is carved in good detail with acorns and leaves. Complete and in good and working order.

12.5" x 1" x 1".

 
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Price: 56.00


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


Horn Handled Steel Bread Knife BK52



Carved Bread Knife BK50
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 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


Carved Bread Knife BK49



Bread Rasp BK48
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


Steel Bread Knife BK47
Original, quality 1920's steel bread knife with a serrated blade etched "Swordplay Bread Knife". This very clean example has a carved beech handle with the shape of an ear of wheat or corn and a very clean blade. 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" x 1.25" x 1".

 
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Price: 75.00


Steel Bread Knife BK47



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


Bone Handled Bread Knife BK41
Original, quality late 19th century steel bread knife with a checkered pattern carved bone handle. The blade is etched "Bread Knife" and has harvest scenes either side. 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. Some minor stains to the steel otherwise complete and in good and working order.

12.5" x 1.25" x 1".

 
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Price: 75.00


Bone Handled Bread Knife BK41



Unused Steel Bread Knife BK37
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


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 BK24



Carved Bread Knife BK23
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


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


Steel Bread Knife with Nickel Grip BK20

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