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6 Dinner Knives


Six dinner knives, each blade either marked "W R Humphreys & Co, Cutlers Sheffield England" or “T E Rowbotham & Son, Cutlers Sheffield”. They are a combination of two sets, yet do match well.

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. Our knives have ivorine handles fashioned from xylonite, and have high-polished stainless steel blades.  This elegant style of flatware was made from 1920 through to the 1950s in Sheffield England, which was then the heart of the world’s cutlery industry.

Length: 20cm

Country of origin: England

Year of manufacture: 1930 - 1950

Made by W R Humphreys & Co, Cutlers Sheffield England

Material: stainless steel and xylonite

Condition: good - handles have slight discolouration, yet this adds to their character. This is not absolute matching set, yet the differences are very slight. 

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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.