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Breadboard on Silver Plated Base BB58
Breadboard on Silver Plated Base BB58
Original, quality 1920's octagonal shaped sycamore breadboard with its original pierced silver plated tray base. The reverse of the tray is impressed "EPNS" and "Made in England". The board is unused although the base tray does have wear to the plating and has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good and working order.

Board 8.5" x 0.75".

Total 11" diam.

1" tall.

 
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Price: 45.00


Sycamore Carved Breadboard BB54
Original, quality 1920's circular breadboard in sycamore with a carved border and "Bread" in lower case text to the top. A super colour and a very clean thick board. Complete and in good and working order.

11.75" diam x 1" thick.

 
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Price: 85.00


Sycamore Carved Breadboard BB54



Carved Sycamore Breadboard BB53
Carved Sycamore Breadboard BB53
Original, quality pre-war circular sycamore breadboard with a carved border and "Bread" in upper cased text. Well used but not warped and complete and in good and working order.

12" x 1".

 
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Price: 65.00


Sycamore Breadboard BB52
Original, quality 1920's circular sycamore breadboard with a petal design carved to the outer border. Complete and in good and working order.

11" diam x 1" tall.

 
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Price: 56.00


Sycamore Breadboard BB52



Circular Breadboard BB44
Circular Breadboard BB44
Original, quality pre-war circular breadboard with a shaped outer border, possibly in teak or a similar light coloured wood. Complete and in good order.

11.75" diam x 1.25".

 
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Price: 45.00


Carved Bread Knife BK55
Original, quality late 19th century steel bread knife with a carved sycamore handle with an ear of corn / wheat. The blade is detailed for the manufacturer "Farquharson Sheffield Cutlery" and "Shear Steel". Remember, these knives are steel, not stainless steel, and will keep a very sharp edge, but they do not like water or moisture; just wipe and dry them thoroughly. Complete and in good and working order.

13" x 1.5" x 1".

 
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Price: 85.00


Carved Bread Knife BK55



Horn Handled Steel Bread Knife BK52
Horn Handled Steel Bread Knife BK52
Original, quality late 19th century steel bread knife with a turned cowhorn handle. The blade is engraved "Bread Knife" and impressed for the manufacturer "Rodgers' Cutlery Norfolk Works Sheffield". Remember, these knives are steel, not stainless steel, and will keep a very sharp edge, but they do not like water or moisture; just wipe and dry them thoroughly. Shows very little use considering its age and complete and in good and working order.

12.5" x 1.25" x 1".

 
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Price: 65.00


Carved Bread Knife BK50
Original, quality 1920's bread knife with a steel blade and carved sycamore handle. The handle is carved "Bread" in upper cased text and the blade is acid etched "Bread Knife" in script. Remember, these knives are steel, not stainless steel, and will keep a very sharp edge, but they do not like water or moisture; just wipe and dry them thoroughly. Cleaned and waxed and complete and in good and working order.

12.5" x 1.25" x 1".

 
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Price: 65.00


Carved Bread Knife BK50



Carved Bread Knife BK49
Carved Bread Knife BK49
Original, quality late 19th century bread knife with a steel blade and a carved sycamore handle. The handle has well-carved detail of ears of wheat and a flower and the steel blade is detailed "Bread Knife" and for the manufacturer "Francis Newton & Sons Sheffield" and with a swan trademark. Remember, these knives are steel, not stainless steel, and will keep a very sharp edge, but they do not like water or moisture; just wipe and dry them thoroughly. Cleaned and waxed and complete and in good and working order.

12.75" x 1 1/8" x 1".

 
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Price: 85.00


Steel Bread Knife BK46
Original, quality circa 1900, bread knife with an unusual steel blade and a carved sycamore handle. The handle is carved "Bread" and the blade is engraved "Bread Knife" & "M.Hunter & Sons Cutlers Sheffield". Remember, these knives are steel, not stainless steel, and will keep a very sharp edge, but they do not like water or moisture; just wipe and dry them thoroughly. Complete and in good and working order.

12.5" x 1.5" x 1".

 
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Price: 85.00


Steel Bread Knife BK46



Carved Bread Knife BK23
Carved Bread Knife BK23
Original, quality late 19th century bread knife with a steel blade and a sycamore handle carved with details of ears of corn or wheat to both sides. The blade is a little stained and is etched for the manufacturer "Joseph? Queen's Cutlers" and all is complete and in good and working order. These knives are steel, not stainless steel, and will keep a very sharp edge, but they do not like water or moisture; just wipe and dry them thoroughly.

13.25" x 1.5" x 1".

 
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Price: 115.00


Steel Bread Knife with Nickel Grip BK20
Original, quality late 19th century bread knife with a polished Sheffield Steel blade and a pistol grip shaped nickel handle, mounted to each end with acanthus leaf decoration. All has been polished and lacquered and is complete and in good and working order. Remember, this knife is are steel, not stainless steel, and will keep a very sharp edge, but does not like water or moisture; just wipe and dry it thoroughly.

12.75" x 1.25" blade x 1".

 
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Price: 65.00


Steel Bread Knife with Nickel Grip BK20

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