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Folding Timber Scribe FK76
Folding Timber Scribe FK76
Original, quality late 19th century folding Timber Scribe for marking trees selected for felling. This good Sheffield made example has a steel blade, engraved "Encore" and "Sheffield" and has a good antler cover to the grip. Complete and in good and working order.

Closed 3.5" x 1.25" x 0.5".

Open 6.25" x 1" x 0.5".

 
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Price: 135.00


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.

 
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Price: 65.00


Quill Pen Knife FK75



Glaziers Folding Putty Knife FK74
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".

 
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Price: 85.00


Silver Folding Pen / Fruit Knife FK73
Original, quality 1920's folding pocket knife with hallmarked silver side covers and three blades. One blade in hallmarked silver is for soft fruit, one short and narrow steel blade is for cutting quills for writing pens and the other longer steel blade is for standard use. One silver side cover is engraved with the initials 'P.H.' in script for a previous owner and all is complete and in good and working order. 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 the blades are good and tight and all is complete and in good and working order.

Closed 3.5" x 0.5" x 0.25".

 
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Price: 85.00


Silver Folding Pen / Fruit Knife FK73



Hair Trimming Pocket Knife FK65
Hair Trimming Pocket Knife FK65
Original, quality 1920's, unused folding pocket knife, with sharp steel comb blades and carved antler horn side covers. The blades / combs are either for trimming hair, human or animal? or for clearing head lice, either way these are very sharp. Each blade is impressed "Sheffield, England" and all is complete and in good and working order. The first we have seen.

Closed 3.5" x 0.5" x 0.25"

Two blades open 7.75" x 0.5" x 0.25".

 
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Price: 115.00

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