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knife, dinner

National Museum of American History
Dinner knife. Overall S-shape, with silver-plated steel blade, upturned with rounded tip. Blade and bolster are one piece fitted into the top of a polished stag horn and held in place with a single brass pin. The butt is fitted with a rounded pommel, secured with two iron pins. Stained and scratched overall, plate is worn off the edges of the blade, and the pommel is loose.

Blade is stamped: “Wm GREAVES & SONS”

Maker is William Greaves & Sons, active 1816-1850 in Sheffield, England.

knife, dinner

National Museum of American History
Dinner knife. Straight steel blade with rounded tip. Blade and tang are one piece of steel with pewter bolster. Bone scales are riveted to the tang with brass pins to form a tapered block handle with rounded sides and a blunt butt fitted with a pewter pommel cap. Metal is scratched and discolored. Corrosion around brass pins, hammered dents on pommel cap.

Blade is stamped: “ASSOCIATION/1879”

knife, dinner

National Museum of American History
Dinner knife. Straight steel blade with rounded tip and “yankee” style bolster. Blade and bolster are one piece of steel with tang fitted into tapered ivory block handle with rounded sides and butt. Tang is held in place with a steel pin through side. Blade and bolster have minor overall discoloration. Ivory is yellowed and has several small cracks at butt and one side near pin. A larger crack is on the opposite side from bolster to butt.

Blade is stamped: “LAMSON GOODNOW & Co/S. FALLS WORKS”

Maker is Lamson & Goodnow Company, a manufacturer and wholesaler active in Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts 1844-present.

knife, dinner

National Museum of American History
Dinner knife. Straight steel blade with rounded tip. Blade and tang are one piece of steel, pewter bolster is soldered in place. Wooden scales are riveted to tang with pewter pins to form a block handle with rounded edges fitted with a rounded pewter pommel cap at butt. Blade is scratched and discolored with some spots of rust. Bolster, handle, and butt show some scratches and wear. (see 1986.0531.107)

Blade is stamped: “BEAVER FALLS/CUTLERY COMPANY.PA”

Maker is the Beaver Falls Cutlery Company, active 1868-1886 in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania.

knife, dinner

National Museum of American History
Dinner Knife. Straight steel blade with rounded tip. Blade and “yankee” style bolster are one piece of steel fitted into tapered wooden block handle with straight sides and rounded butt. Tang is held in place with brass pin through the side. Blade is discolored and heavily scratched with minor rust spots. Handle is scratched. Brass pin is corroded.

Blade is etched: “J. RUSSELL & CO/1834/GREEN RIVER WORKS” partially worn.

Maker is John Russell & Company, Turner Falls, Massachusetts, 1834-present.

knife, dinner

National Museum of American History
Dinner knife. Straight steel blade with rounded tip and “yankee” style bolster. Blade, bolster, and tang are one piece of steel fitted into a bone block handle with rounded sides and butt. Metal is discolored and rusted, bone is yellowed, crazed, and has a long crack on one side near bolster.

Blade is stamped: “BEAVER FALLS CUTLERY CO./PENNA” within a banner.

Maker is the Beaver Falls Cutlery Company, active 1868-1886 in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania.

knife, dinner

National Museum of American History
Dinner knife. Straight steel blade with rounded tip. Blade and “yankee” style bolster are one piece fitted into the top of a flat ivory handle with rounded edges. Scratched and discolored overall, yellowed ivory, bolster and blade have pulled away from the handle.

Blade is stamped: “MAPPIN . BROTHERS/QUEENS CUTLERY WORKS/SHEFFIELD”

Maker is the Mappin Brothers, active 1810-1902 in Sheffield, England.

knife, dinner

National Museum of American History
Dinner knife. Straight steel blade with rounded tip. Silver ferrule at bolster with two bands of low-relief C-scroll motif. Blade and bolster are one piece of steel with tang, fitted into celluloid handle with rounded sides and butt. Discolored overall, silver is tarnished.

Blade is etched: “LFC”; monogram.

Maker is Landers, Frary & Clark, New Britain, Connecticut (c. 1862). In 1890, L. F. & C. took on the Trademark “Universal”, in 1965, General Electric acquired the company.

knife, dinner

National Museum of American History
Dinner knife. Straight steel blade with rounded tip and “yankee” style bolster. Blade and bolster are one piece of steel fitted into a tapered celluloid handle with straight sides and rounded butt. Blade is pitted with minor discoloration. Celluloid is yellowed and discolored.

Blade is etched: “LANDERS FRARY & CLARK/AETNA WORKS”

Maker is Landers, Frary & Clark, New Britain, Connecticut (c. 1862). In 1890, L. F. & C. took on the Trademark “Universal”, in 1965, General Electric acquired the company.

knife, dinner

National Museum of American History
Dinner knife. Steel blade with slightly upturned false edge and rounded tip. Blade and “yankee” style bolster are one piece of steel fitted into a tapered black hard rubber handle with rounded sides and butt. Metal is scratched, has minor rust.

Blade is etched: “RUSSELL/GREEN RIVER WORKS.”; with arrow through the “R”

Maker is John Russell & Company, Turner Falls, Massachusetts, 1834-present.

knife, dinner

National Museum of American History
Dinner knife. Straight steel blade with rounded tip and “yankee” style bolster. Blade and bolster are one piece of steel with tang, fitted into an ivory block handle with rounded sides and butt. Tang is held in place with a steel pin. Metal is pitted, scratched, and discolored. Ivory is yellowed, crazed, and has several cracks.

Blade is stamped: “HASSAM BROTHERS/BOSTON”

The Hassam Brother (Kingman & Hassam) were retailers active circa 1853-1872 in Boston, Massachusetts.

knife, dinner

National Museum of American History
Dinner knife. Straight steel blade with slightly pointed, rounded tip and “yankee” style bolster. Blade has slight “S” curve. Blade and bolster are one piece of steel with tang, fitted into celluloid handle with rounded sides and blunt butt. Handle has carved molding at top and bottom. Scratched and stained overall, minor rust on blade.

Blade is etched: “UNIVERSAL/L.F.&C.”

Maker is Landers, Frary & Clark, New Britain, Connecticut (c. 1862). In 1890, L. F. & C. took on the Trademark “Universal”, in 1965, General Electric acquired the company.

knife, dessert; cutlery, set, part of

National Museum of American History
One of a set of four dessert knives (1986.0531.152-.55). Straight silver-plated steel blade with rounded tip and small “yankee” style bolster. Blade and bolster are one piece of steel fitted into an ivory handle with rounded sides and butt. Tang is held in place with a single steel pin through the side. Blade is scratched and tarnished. Ivory has crack down one side near pin.

Blade is stamped: “LAMSON GOODNOW & Co/S. FALLS WORKS”; partially faded.

Maker is Lamson & Goodnow Company, a manufacturer and wholesaler active in Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts 1844-present.

knife, dessert; cutlery, set, part of

National Museum of American History
One of a set of four dessert knives (1986.0531.152-.55). Straight silver-plated steel blade with rounded tip and small “yankee” style bolster. Blade and bolster are one piece of steel fitted into an ivory handle with rounded sides and butt. Tang is held in place with a single steel pin through the side. Blade is scratched and tarnished. Ivory has crack down one side near pin.

Blade is stamped: “LAMSON GOODNOW & Co/S. FALLS WORKS”

Maker is Lamson & Goodnow Company, a manufacturer and wholesaler active in Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts 1844-present.

knife, dessert; cutlery, set, part of

National Museum of American History
One of a set of four dessert knives (1986.0531.152-.55). Straight silver-plated steel blade with rounded tip and small “yankee” style bolster. Blade and bolster are one piece of steel fitted into an ivory handle with rounded sides and butt. Tang is held in place with a single steel pin through the side. Blade is scratched and tarnished. Ivory has crack down one side near pin.

Blade is stamped: “LAMSON GOODNOW & Co/S. FALLS WORKS”; partially worn.

Maker is Lamson & Goodnow Company, a manufacturer and wholesaler active in Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts 1844-present.

knife, dessert; cutlery, set, part of

National Museum of American History
One of a set of four dessert knives (1986.0531.152-.55). Straight silver-plated steel blade with rounded tip and small “yankee” style bolster. Blade and bolster are one piece of steel fitted into an ivory handle with rounded sides and butt. Tang is held in place with a single steel pin through the side. Blade is scratched and tarnished. Ivory has crack down one side near pin.

Blade is stamped: “LAMSON GOODNOW & Co/S. FALLS WORKS”; partially worn.

Maker is Lamson & Goodnow Company, a manufacturer and wholesaler active in Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts 1844-present.

knife, dessert

National Museum of American History
Dessert knife. Straight steel blade with rounded tip. Blade and bolster are one piece of steel fitted into a block bone handle with a blunt butt. Tang is held in place with a single brass pin. Blade is scratched, discolored, with some small rust spots. Bone is crazed and yellowed, with long crack on one side.

Blade is stamped: “X L N T/MOULSON BROTHERS/UNION WORKS . SHEFFIELD”

“X L N T” is the trademark for Adolph Kastor & Brothers, a wholesaler and importer active 1876-ca 1947 in New York, New York.

Maker is the Moulson Brothers, active 1828-1912 in Sheffield, England.

knife, dessert

National Museum of American History
Dessert knife. Straight steel blade with rounded tip and squared bolster. Blade, bolster, and tang are one piece of steel fitted into a wooden tapered block handle with straight sides and a rounded butt. Tang is held in place with a brass pin. Metal has scratches and minor discoloration. Wood has small crack on underside near bolster. Brass is corroded.

Blade is stamped: “SOUTH RIVER CUTLERY Co/CONWAY MASS”

Maker is the South River Cutlery Company, in business 1851-1858 in Conway, Massachusetts.

knife, dessert

National Museum of American History
Dessert knife. Straight steel blade with rounded tip and “yankee” style bolster. Blade and bolster are one piece of steel fitted into a tapered bone handle with rounded sides and butt. Blade is scratched. Blade is scratched, minor discoloration. Bone is crazed.

Blade is etched: “LANDERS FRARY & CLARK/AETNA WORKS”

Maker is Landers, Frary & Clark, New Britain, Connecticut (c. 1862). In 1890, L. F. & C. took on the Trademark “Universal”, in 1965, General Electric acquired the company.

knife, dessert

National Museum of American History
Dessert Knife. Straight steel blade with rounded tip. Blade and bolster are one piece of steel with tang, fitted into ivory handle with straight sides and rounded butt. Tang is held in place with a single steel pin through side. Metal and ivory are both heavily discolored, scratched.

Blade is stamped: “A. BARRETT & SONS/63 & 64 PICADILLY”

Maker is unknown (according to the seller Sheffield-made).

A. Barrett & Sons were dealers, the business was founded circa 1854 and was located at 63 & 64 Piccadilly from 1878-1910, when they relocated to 157-158 Piccadilly.

knife, dessert

National Museum of American History
Dessert knife. Straight steel blade with rounded tip and square bolster. Blade, bolster, and tang are one piece of steel fitted into an ivory tapered block handle with straight sides and a rounded butt. Metal has scratches and minor discoloration. Ivory is yellowed with minor discoloration.

Blade is stamped: “J. GARSIDE/SUPERIOR CUTLERY”

Maker is the John Garside, Washington Factory, Newark, New Jersey, active in the mid-19th century.

knife, dessert

National Museum of American History
Dessert knife. Straight steel blade with rounded tip and “yankee” style bolster. Blade and bolster are one piece of steel fitted into a tapered ivory handle with rounded sides and butt. Tang is held in place with a steel pin through side of handle. Blade is scratched. Blade and handle are both discolored, stained.

Blade is etched: “LANDERS FRARY & CLARK/AETNA WORKS”

Maker is Landers, Frary & Clark, New Britain, Connecticut (c. 1862). In 1890, L. F. & C. took on the Trademark “Universal”, in 1965, General Electric acquired the company.

knife, dessert

National Museum of American History
Dessert knife. Straight steel blade with rounded tip and “yankee” style bolster. Blade and bolster are one piece of steel fitted into an ivory handle with straight sides, rounded edges and butt. Tang is held in place with a single steel pin through the side. Blade is discolored and has minor losses from cutting edge. Minor rust spots. Ivory is crazed and has crack down one side near pin.

Blade is stamped: “LAMSON GOODNOW & Co/S. FALLS WORKS”

Maker is Lamson & Goodnow Company, a manufacturer and wholesaler active in Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts 1844-present.

knife, dessert

National Museum of American History
Dessert knife. Straight steel blade with rounded tip and “yankee” style bolster. Blade and bolster are one piece of steel fitted into a tapered ivory handle with rounded sides and butt. Blade is discolored with rust spots and corrosion. Ivory is discolored and cracked near bolster.

Blade is etched: “TRADE/MARK/LANDERS FRARY & CLARK/AETNA WORKS”; with image of arm holding hammer inside a triangle.

Maker is Landers, Frary & Clark, New Britain, Connecticut (c. 1862). In 1890, L. F. & C. took on the Trademark “Universal”, in 1965, General Electric acquired the company.
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