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Large Set Carbon Steel Dinner Knives


A very good set of early twentieth century carbon steel blade flatware. Each blade thread is pinned through the handle and is marked "Fine steel Marrison Fisher & Co Sheffield". Carbon steel provides the best cutting edge, and the blades can also be sharpened. 

The set consists of:

12 Dinner knives Length 27cm

8 Side Knives Length 22.5cm

A plate of good food is lost without a good knife and fork. Well-proportioned, well-balanced and beautifully designed flatware is a joy to use and is the making of a good meal. Our vintage ‘bone-handled’ knives are both good-looking and functional, and their renewed popularity make them a stylish addition on today’s table. This set of knives have ivorine handles fashioned from xylonite, and blades made from carbon steel, and was manufactured from the end of the nineteenth century through to the 1920s in Sheffield England, which was then the heart of the world’s cutlery industry.

Country of origin: England

Year of manufacture: 1920

Manufacturer: Marrison Fisher & Co Sheffield

Material: carbon steel and xylonite

Condition: good - with some fine scratches and discoloration to the carbon steel blades.  The blades are slightly pitted and worn, which is normal for carbon steel blades of this age.

Please note: carbon steel blades should be kept very lightly oiled to prevent rust.

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Is this a gift?

Our very handsome gift box (see image) will turn your generosity into something extra-special. To add to your order click here, and your cutlery will arrive beautifully wrapped and parcelled with our hallmark oval blue sticker.  We can also add a name tag and any message you would like included.