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    Joseph Rodgers & Sons, Cutlers To Their Majesties No 6 Norfolk Street Sheffield Spear Point Bowie Hunting Knife German Silver Crossguard, Silver Escutcheon & Or Knives
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    Joseph Rodgers & Sons, Cutlers To Their Majesties No 6 Norfolk Street Sheffield Spear Point Bowie Hunting Knife German Silver Crossguard, Silver Escutcheon & Or Knives

    BladesKnivesUsed£ 1,800

    QUALITY, Victorian 1869-1874 Joseph Rodgers Cutlers To Their Majesties Sheffield For Manton & Co Calcutta Spear Point Bowie Hunting Knife German Silver Crossguard, Silver Escutcheon & Original r Scabbard With German Silver Mounts. Sn 16981 - 16981

    The Manton family were English gunmakers beginning with John in the early 1800's, then his younger brother Joseph who operated circa 1825-35. J. Manton and Son operated circa 1832-1862 and Manton & Co is listed as operating in London and Calcutta circa 1869-74. Manton’s Calcutta operation specialised in supplying quality firearms and blades to British officer’s & Gentlemen in India. Joseph Rodgers had an unsurpassed reputation for knife making in the 19th century. The Star and Maltese cross were granted to Rodgers by the Company in 1764 and both he and later his sons continued to produce quality knives throughout the Victorian era at various premises in Sheffield including the world famous 6 Norfolk Street. Due to the high quality of their work Rodgers & Sons were awarded Royal Warrants. This is an quality 12” long, Spear Point Bowie hunting knife & Scabbard made by Rodgers at their Norfolk street workshop for Manton & Co Calcutta. It has chequered horn scales secured by brass pins. A void silver escutcheon is mounted on one scale and oval German silver crossguard. It has a 7 ¼” double edged, spear point steel blade with central fullers on both sides. One side of the blade is crisply marked ‘Joseph Rodgers & Sons, Cutlers To Their Majesties No 6 Norfolk Street Sheffield England’ together with ‘Star and Maltese cross’ trademark and the reverse ‘Made For Manton & Co Calcutta’. The excellent, original brown leather scabbard has a rear belt loop with void German silver plate & German silver throat mount and chape. Running between the chape and throat mount is a German silver strengthening / seam bar. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 16981
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    CategoryBlades
    SubcategoryKnives
    ConditionUsed
    Price£ 1,800
    Sale typeTrade
    MakeJoseph Rodgers & Sons, Cutlers To Their Majesties No 6 Norfolk Street Sheffield
    Manufactured Year1869-1874
    Your reference16981
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