The exterior of No. The company had five different sites for making steel and their products by Norfolk Street was the most famous. Display items included the Norfolk knife and 12 pairs of scissors, weighing less than a gram in total. The hall and stairs were hung with hunting trophies including tusks, buffalo and moose heads, and a tortoiseshell. William Bradwell 4th right, bottom row had served 61 years in the company, the longest of all those pictured. The firm used huge quantities of ivory, but over hunting meant plastics were starting to be used instead. Antler and horn came from all over the world to supply the need for expensive handles on cutlery. The Norfolk Knife made by Joseph Rodgers in
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A wonderful 18k gold Art Deco 2 blade fob pocket knife by George Wostenholm co. We have a yuge selection of pocket and outdoor knives in a bunch of styles and price ranges. Today’s Shave Simmons Keen Kutter Razor Hone.
I just transformed my Joseph Rodgers antique straight razor into manly noticed, it’s usually difficult to fit their stuff into a narrow date range.
Use symbol ” – ” to exclude from search. The company existed in Sheffield. The History of Joseph Rodgers and Sons. And what interestingly, on the tangs “Cutlers To Their Majesties”, on the other side of the box “Cutlers to Her Majesty” This pre seven day set has just one handle and seven wedge blades. The handle is ivory, with brass hardware. For Sale.
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The dates of razors and of the business ca- esteemed. One razor in my collection bears the tion to the Duke of York, -Joseph Rodgers & Sons, James.
Dexter Chef’s Knife. If there is any question, please don’t hesitate to email us and ask! That’s right–so highly regarded were the wares of Joseph Rodgers and Sons that in their own time there were other makers in Sheffield who produced wares of very high quality, mind you and put Rodgers name on them. This is one of those pieces and we can tell because the blade stamping isn’t QUITE right and it’s also a bit too faintly stamped.
Make no mistake, though, this is a FINE knife for use or collection, priced half of what we’d ask for an authentic one. In case you’re unaware, Rodgers is probably the most celebrated cutler of that legendary city and their reputation for outstanding quality was unparalleled at the time of its manufacture. Its condition is remarkable, since the handle is faux ivory celluloid and most such handles of this vintage have LONG ago disintegrated from abuse or improper storage.
Blade and handle have always been kept with a very thin layer of non-toxic mineral oil and the resulting patina is just beautiful. It is a model of beauty, functionality and craftsmanship. It is also rare to be found in this size it’s 9. It is truly one of the finest kitchen knives you’ll ever find here on ebay or anywhere else, and as much a joy to look at as it is to use.
In the old days, many classically trained French chefs didn’t consider a knife fit for professional use until it received its first “working” edge upon receipt from the factory. Sushi chefs continue this tradition with their rituals of water stones and the resulting keen of their blades is virtually alien to casual and to many professional users of Western indoctrination.
A very rare completely original Joseph Rodgers & Sons Sheffield catalogue dating from about 1900.
It includes folding knives bowie knives exhibition knives table knives and razors. Full of very detailed accurate line drawings of the knives available from Rodgers factory at the end of the Victorian period. Some of the knives are stamped cutlers to her Majesty and others are shown with cutlers to their Majesties.
FIRM FOR SHEFFIELD ITEMS DATING BACK TO THE ‘S) PLEASE SEE Old Antique Wade Butcher Sheffield England Barbers Rattler Straight Razor Vintage/Antique Rare 7/8+ Joseph Rodgers Sheffield Straight Razor, Heavy.
If you want to read it, it may be found here. In our money-conscious, green-guilt world that we live in today, where everything must be eco-friendly and reusable and everything else, more and more men are turning to the way their fathers and grandfathers shaved, and are moving back to using a straight-razor to shave with.
Some like the challenge, the skill and the patience that it takes. Some reckon that every whisker shaved off their chin grows three on their chest. Others like the nostalgia of it. Some people do it because they reckon they can save money. On that last score, however, some would begin to wonder. And this is when most men, turned on by the idea of a good, old-fashioned shave, turn away, and go back to using their vibrating Mach 5.
Straight-razors come in a dizzying array of styles and types, and it can be tricky to know exactly what kind of razor you should buy. Keep the following things in mind when looking for a second-hand straight-razor:. Buy a razor that was made by a reputable company, or from a reputable country or city.
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We couldn’t be more proud of our vast selection of vintage straight razors and restored straights at amazing prices! Please take a look around, most of these razors are one of a kind and need to go to a good new owner that will treat their vintage razor with respect and care. This unique razor could possibly be a style of vintage shavette. This beautiful blade features: replaceable blade, barber point, slight smile edge, Here is a very nice vintage H.
This is a Vintage (possibly antique) Joseph Rodgers and Sons, from Sheffield England, Master Cutler to His Majesty Ink Scratcher/Letter Opener. This piece.
The original olive wood scales were pretty boring, so I made customs from neon green acrylic. Neon acrylic has a cool effect where it seems to glow in the light. I beveled the edges and gave them a satin finish, which contrasts well with the polished sides. I finished the razor with a cool grey G10 wedge and polished nickel silver collars. Heavily pitted and worn razors can still be restored. This razor had all of the worst types of issues.
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I have dated this razor back to the ‘s with scales made from horn and Old pattern English pocket knives by Joseph Rodgers, George Wostenholm and J.
Joseph Rodgers is perhaps rivalled only by George Wostenholm in terms of its importance to Sheffield cutlery and its fame around the world. Like many of Sheffield cutlery firms, the early history of Joseph Rodgers is a little unclear. In what are claimed to be his two sons Maurice and Joseph took over. However, it is with Rodgers that this mark will forever by associated and they registered it in With increasing business in what is thought to have been exclusively Pocket Knives, in around , the firm moved to larger premises at No.
Eventually, as Rodgers expanded, it would acquire surrounding property until the famous Norfolk Street Works occupied the entire plot. The property was sold in , and the site, which is now a Bingo Hall, is marked with a plaque. Around this period and inspired this prestigious title, Rodgers opened their first celebrated showroom in which they proudly exhibited their wares, including later on, arguably Rodgers two most famous knives, The Year Knife and The Norfolk Knife. The Year Knife was commenced in with a new blade being added for each year of the Christian era the knife now contains two thousand blades.
Rodgers products were now being exported to growing export markets — Asia, Africa, the Americas virtually the whole world. Rodgers focused on producing the finest quality knives and looked for the best in every aspect of knife production from materials to workmanship.