The Sheffield Post
There is a lot of history in Sheffield much more than i could in 1000 posts so will look at the men whom made the knives and some of there history. They were mostly know for sliver smith's and table cutlery then pocket and hunting knives as they expanded there lines with some offices in the states because of tariff 's.
first up .
This came with along history of the maker but for now well show some of the stock room's and then workers
In the later stages of his career Rowland Swinden partnered Graham Clayton at Kelham Island Industrial Musem. He retired 1995 after working at a grindstone for 50 years
George Watts, Sheffield's last knife forger, when he died in 1985 an ancient trade became extinct
A "whip" used to drill holes into knife-scales. The cutter wears a breast-plate to provide an end bearing.
Mosaic Cutlers Coat of Arms, at the bottom of the main stairs in the entrance, Cutlers Hall
The Company's motto is "Pour y Parvenir a Bonne Foi"which freely translated, means "For the attaining of good faith." The elephant in the Coat of Arms incorporates the ivory used for handles
The Norfolk knife.
AND here is a better picture of the bottom knife .
20 inch chef knife now were talking.
and a little palate cleanser.
Son's storage unit.
Originally Posted by steeley