Ebony and Brass Quill Cutter FK78 Original, quality late 19th century, ebony quill cutter with brass mounts. This super example has a slide-out steel knife blade for cutting the quill, a folding cutting blade to shape the nib and the point trimmer. No makers name but otherwise all complete and in good and working order with the brass polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost.
4" x 0.5" x 0.5".
Click on photo for larger and other views. Price: £156.00 Silver Bladed Fruit Knife and Nut Pick FK77 Original, quality late 19th century fruit knife with a hallmarked silver blade and nut pick. This superb example, the first we have seen with a nut pick blade has the best quality "Mother of Pearl" side covers and an inset plaque engraved "from Bella to David". Everything about the knife is the best, the blades are good and tight and look at the decorated spine at the back. Complete and in good and working order.
3.5" x 0.75" x 0.5" closed.
6.25" with knife open.
Click on photo for larger and other views. Price: £156.00 Quill Pen Knife FK75 Original, quality late 19th century folding quill cutting penknife with a narrow steel blade and decorative 'Mother of Pearl' side covers. The blade is marked Barrett ? for the manufacturer and all is complete and in good and working order.
Open 4.25" x 0.5" x 0.25".
Closed 2.75" long.
Click on photo for larger and other view. Price: £65.00 Glaziers Folding Putty Knife FK74 Original, quality steel bladed folding pocket, putty knife as carried by glaziers. This unusual example has rosewood side covers, a shaped steel blade and steel fittings. The blade is acid etched with the registration number for the year 1913 and the Isle of Man 3 legged logo for the manufacturer. Complete and in good and working order.
Open 6.5" long x blade 1 1/8" max.
Folded 3.75" x 1.5" x 1".
Click on photo for larger and other views. Price: £85.00