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Antique New York Knife Company of Walden NY Folding Timber Scribe's Raze Knife

Tool Type: Timber scribe race knife
Maker: Hammer Brand
Materials: Steel, rosewood
Marks: HAMMER BRAND (arm and hammer); NEW YORK KNIFE CO WALDEN
Condition: Dark old patina, folds and stays firmly open, signs of use
Measurements: 3 5/8" long handle, 2 1/2" long blade

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Price: $65.00


Antique Art Deco Engraveable Brass Handle Two Blade Pen Knife Pocket Knife

Tool Type: monogrammed folding pocket knife
Maker: Colonial
Materials: brass, steel
Marks: COLONIAL PROV. R.I. U.S.A.
Condition: a little tarnish and wear
Measurements: 2 3/4" long closed, blades are 1 3/8" and 1 5/8" long

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Price: $10.00


Antique Imperial 4 Blade Folding Pocket Knife

Tool Type: Four blade pocket knife
Maker: Imperial
Materials: Bakelite, steel
Marks: IMPERIAL PROV R.I.
Condition: a little stubborn opening, age patina.
Measurements: 3 5/8" long closed, main blade is 2 5/8"

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Price: $12.00


Antique Cast Iron Handle Heller Bros. Newark Farrier's Hoof Crooked Knife

Tool Type: Farrier's hoof knife
Maker: Heller Brothers
Materials: Cast iron, steel
Marks: HELLER BROS. CO. NEWARK N.J. U.S.A.
Condition: Dark old patina, blade is a little wobbly
Measurements: 9" long, 4 3/4" handle

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Price: $16.00


Antique William A. Clark Broiled Beef-steak Kitchen Chopper Knife Tool

Tool Type: Meat chopper
Maker: William A. Clark of Woodbridge, Connecticut
Materials: Steel, wood (rosewood)
Marks: WM A. CLARK PAT'D APR'L 4, 1871 (this is patent #113,260)
Condition: Looks like it's missing a spring, has some pitting and dings
Measurements: 8" long, 6 5/8" edge, 5 1/8" tall

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Price: $48.00


Antique 1800's Saynor Cooker Ridal English Nail Trimmer Scissors

Tool Type: nail trimmer scissors
Maker: Saynor Cooker Ridal
Materials: Cast and hand finished steel
Marks: SAYNOR COOKER RIDAL
Condition: old dark patina, works fine
Measurements: 4" long

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Price: $8.00


RARE Antique I.P. Hyde Pat. 1876180 Multipoint Leather Knife

Tool Type: Double point blade leatherworking knife
Maker: I.P. Hyde
Materials: Steel, beech wood
Marks: I.P. HYDE SOUTHBRIDGE MASS. U.S. PAT. NO. 1876180
Condition: Smudges and superficial blemishes
Measurements: 8" long, 1 1/2" edge with blade screwed in

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Price: $12.00


Antique Oliver Wendell Holmes Shear Steel Cutlery Set

This set of five butter knives and four 2 pronged forks is made of shear steel and stag antler. It comes in a wooden wall hanging case with an inlaid silhouette of the knife and fork crossed, which has some damage. The knives are marked, "C. CONGREVE SHEAR STEEL." Knives measure 9 5/8" long with 6 1/4" blades, forks are 7 1/4" long with 3" handles. This set originally belonged to Oliver Wendell Holmes.

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Price: $450.00


RARE Antique Taxidermy Knife from Warren's Anatomical Museum, Boston Mass.

Tool Type: Taxidermy and cadaver knife (actually a horticultural pruning and budding knife but apparently used for taxidermy)
Maker: Warren's Museum
Materials: Steel, stag horn handles, bone lip
Marks: WARREN'S MUSEUM BOSTON MASS
Condition: signs of sharpening, blades stay firmly open. Some chips on the edge of the bone lip. An extremely rare piece of historical memorabilia from early in the days of Warren's Anatomical Museum (of Harvard Medical School), which was founded in 1857.
Measurements: 5" long closed, blades are 2 5/8" and 2" long.

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Price: $800.00


Antique Primitive Hand Forged American Crook Hoof Knife

Tool Type: Hook ended crook knife -- Typical of those used by Northeastern native Americans for canoe making, basket weaving, and leather work
Maker: Hand Forged Antique Materials: Wood, Copper, Iron (may be a reforged file or similar tool) Marks: none Condition: Good, nice old patina, can see the evidence of hand forging and carving. An unusual straight handle--most were L-shaped. Measurements: 6" long

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Price: $45.00


Vintage Ulster 3 Blade Jigged Handle Folding Pocket Knife

Tool Type: 3 blade pocket folding knife
Maker: Ulster
Materials: Steel, delrin
Marks: ULSTER USA
Condition: signs of sharpening, age tarnish, blades still have some snap
Measurements: 3 1/4" long closed, main blade is 2 1/4" long

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Price: $9.00