Small ‘Rodgers’ double bladed penknife with pearlshell handle, Sheffield c. 1915

$185.00 AUD

 Edwardian mother-of-pearl handled penknife with double steel blades. 

Small blade marked with’*’ and ‘+’ (Star & Maltese Cross, their trademark)

Large blade marked ‘RODGERS / CUTLERS TO HIS MAJESTY’

Circa 1915

Closed: 6.9×1.5cm

COndition: good original condition, some small marks to steel, still super sharp.

Rogers is regarded as the best of the Sheffield cutlers, being established in the latter 18th century and producing large quantities of metal items to a high standard. Their ‘Royal Appointment’ was to George IV, William IV, Queen Victoria, and George V. This example would refer to George V, 1910-36

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