2 c1860s SHEFFIELD HORN WHITTLERS: H.H. TAYLOR, F. WARD
Two Whittlers. From a consigned collection.
Two classic Sheffield-made whittlers, intended for the American market, made by Frederick Ward & Co. and H. H. Taylor (& Brother).
Upscale export patterns. Both knives date c1850s-1880s.
1. Swell-center balloon whittler, 3-3/4 inches long closed.
Tang stamps: B4 * ANY/ F. WARD & CO./ CUTLERY/ SHEFFIELD on all three blades.
"Square" (flat) construction. Horn handles, nickel silver bolsters, pins, & bar shield. Brass liners & wedge.
Blades are moderately sharpened, with good action. Half stops on pen blades.
2. Oval or Anglo-Saxon whittler, 3-1/2 inches long closed.
Tang stamps: H. H. TAYLOR/ TIMES WORKS/ SHEFFIELD on the master blade; TAYLOR/ TIMES/ WORKS on the pen and manicure blades.
Horn handles, nickel silver pinched bolsters, pins, & crest shield. Brass liners & wedge.
NOTE: Thin tip of one rear bolster is broken off. Blades are heavily sharpened. Pen blade is lazy; good action on other blades.
Lot of TWO (2) used knives. Offered AS IS. Guaranteed to be as described. All Sales Final -- refund only if item is not substantially as described. Please email me with any questions BEFORE bidding. LOOK AT THE PICTURES.
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Approximate shipping weight 1 pound.
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