The Royal Collection: Pocket knife By Rodgers and Son   Sheffield Yorkshire made 1820   Acquirer: George IV, King of the United Kingdom (1762-1830) Provenance:  This formidable example of the cutler's craft was presented to George IV in February 1821  t  The firm of Rodgers was established in 1682 and by 1821 they were the most prominent cutlers in Sheffield. The proprietor at this date was John Rodgers  who successfully introduced the Bowey knife to North America.

The Royal Collection: Pocket knife By Rodgers and Son Sheffield Yorkshire made 1820 Acquirer: George IV, King of the United Kingdom (1762-1830) Provenance: This formidable example of the cutler's craft was presented to George IV in February 1821 t The firm of Rodgers was established in 1682 and by 1821 they were the most prominent cutlers in Sheffield. The proprietor at this date was John Rodgers who successfully introduced the Bowey knife to North America.

With 75 Blades, This Knife Was the Ultimate Multi Tool of 1851 - The Norfolk Knife was named for Norfolk Street, the location of the Rodgers factory in Sheffield. It's both a tool and a work of art. The knife has 75 blades and measures 22 inches thick and 34 inches long. There are etchings of Queen Victoria and the White House on it. It's now on display at Cutlers' Hall in Sheffield.

With 75 Blades, This Knife Was the Ultimate Multi Tool of 1851 - The Norfolk Knife was named for Norfolk Street, the location of the Rodgers factory in Sheffield. It's both a tool and a work of art. The knife has 75 blades and measures 22 inches thick and 34 inches long. There are etchings of Queen Victoria and the White House on it. It's now on display at Cutlers' Hall in Sheffield.

The Norfolk Knife by Rodgers and Son Sheffield.  The last blade # 2000 went of for the Millenium .. ( my family worked at Rodgers )  Rodgers made cutlery for the royal family. read the Rodgers story on the link  Stanley Tools bought the Norfolk knife at Auction to keep it in Sheffield  it is now on Display in The Cutlers Hall in The Centre of Sheffield..

The Norfolk Knife by Rodgers and Son Sheffield. The last blade # 2000 went of for the Millenium .. ( my family worked at Rodgers ) Rodgers made cutlery for the royal family. read the Rodgers story on the link Stanley Tools bought the Norfolk knife at Auction to keep it in Sheffield it is now on Display in The Cutlers Hall in The Centre of Sheffield..

2011 NY/NJ Custom Knife Show - Experiences and images - Page 2.     The hacksaw is a nice touch but the blood letting blades,,, mmmmm perhaps not

2011 NY/NJ Custom Knife Show - Experiences and images - Page 2. The hacksaw is a nice touch but the blood letting blades,,, mmmmm perhaps not

Antique Joseph Rodgers & Sons of Sheffield, England miniature 40 blade exhibition knife

Antique Joseph Rodgers & Sons of Sheffield, England miniature 40 blade exhibition knife

The Norfolk Exhibition Knife was made by Joseph Rogers & Sons. It was made in 1850 to surpass the efforts of the Century Knife. It was displayed in the cutlers hall at "The Great Exhibition" in the Crystal Palace in 1851. It took two Sheffield Cutlers over two years to create. It has manila pearl hand carved scales and stands 30" tall and has 74 blades opening from both the front and the back of the knife. It was auctioned at Sotheby's in 1969 and is now on permanent loan a

The Norfolk Exhibition Knife was made by Joseph Rogers & Sons. It was made in 1850 to surpass the efforts of the Century Knife. It was displayed in the cutlers hall at "The Great Exhibition" in the Crystal Palace in 1851. It took two Sheffield Cutlers over two years to create. It has manila pearl hand carved scales and stands 30" tall and has 74 blades opening from both the front and the back of the knife. It was auctioned at Sotheby's in 1969 and is now on permanent loan a

This absurd swiss army-type knife was made around 1880 and has 100 functions including shears, an auger, cigar cutter, pens, straight razor and piano tuner.   And YES, that is a fully functioning .22 caliber five-shot pinfire revolver

An Absurd Swiss Army-Type Knife from 1880

This absurd swiss army-type knife was made around 1880 and has 100 functions including shears, an auger, cigar cutter, pens, straight razor and piano tuner. And YES, that is a fully functioning .22 caliber five-shot pinfire revolver

HARRISON Bro & Howson Antique Knife 10 Implement RARE! -- Antique Price Guide Details Page

HARRISON Bro & Howson Antique Knife 10 Implement RARE! -- Antique Price Guide Details Page

Fine French Folding Knife of c. 1750, Relief Carved Ivory Grip Panels Relief with Military Office

Fine French Folding Knife of c. 1750, Relief Carved Ivory Grip Panels Relief with Military Office

Rare Kippax Pocket Knife with Seven Blades and Accessories, and GL Monogrammed Escutcheon, c. 178

Rare Kippax Pocket Knife with Seven Blades and Accessories, and GL Monogrammed Escutcheon, c. 178

R. Bunting & Son Sheffield Fancy folding dirk. 6 1/4" closed, original polish on the blade, except for some splotches along the blade it is near mint, Fancy relief bolsters on each end, bar shield, pressed horn handles. Only thing that keeps it from being near mint is a diagonal rivet crack on the back handle

R. Bunting & Son Sheffield Fancy folding dirk. 6 1/4" closed, original polish on the blade, except for some splotches along the blade it is near mint, Fancy relief bolsters on each end, bar shield, pressed horn handles. Only thing that keeps it from being near mint is a diagonal rivet crack on the back handle

A device described as the ‘mother of all Swiss Army knives’ has gone on display, which features more than 100 tools - including a gun. The incredible multi-tool boasts everything from a piano tuner to a .22-caliber revolver. Owned by the Smithsonian Institution and on display at the Buffalo Bill Centre of the West in Wyoming, USA, the ‘handy pocket knife’ is just the tool for the typical 19th century gentleman.

A device described as the ‘mother of all Swiss Army knives’ has gone on display, which features more than 100 tools - including a gun. The incredible multi-tool boasts everything from a piano tuner to a .22-caliber revolver. Owned by the Smithsonian Institution and on display at the Buffalo Bill Centre of the West in Wyoming, USA, the ‘handy pocket knife’ is just the tool for the typical 19th century gentleman.

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