One-armed man’s knife. Short, upturned steel blade with three tines at tip. Blade and “yankee” style bolster are one piece of steel fitted into an ivory-colored celluloid handle with rounded sides and butt. Scratched overall, celluloid is darkened and starting to separate from the bolster.
Blade is etched: “RUSSELL/STAINLESS”; with an arrow through the “R”
Maker is John Russell & Company, Turner Falls, Massachusetts, 1834-present.