Congress whittler

William H. Maher and Emil Grosh started the Maher & Grosh Wholesale Cutlery Co. in 1877 with a goal to sell high quality US manufactured cutlery globally. The original business dissolved in 1988, but the brand has since been resurrected.
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Congress whittler

Postby peanut740 » Mon Jan 21, 2019 1:05 am

Recently got this pearl congress Whittler. Very unusual pattern.
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Re: Congress whittler

Postby espn77 » Mon Jan 21, 2019 1:12 am

Very fancy. I would agree, very unusual pattern. ::tu::

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Re: Congress whittler

Postby tongueriver » Mon Jan 21, 2019 1:14 am

That's a beauty; wonder who made it? ::tu::

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Re: Congress whittler

Postby Old Folder » Mon Jan 21, 2019 1:26 am

tongueriver wrote:That's a beauty; wonder who made it? ::tu::


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Re: Congress whittler

Postby jlw257 » Mon Jan 21, 2019 1:31 am

Roger, Very interesting knife ::tu:: ::tu::
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Re: Congress whittler

Postby thefarside » Mon Jan 21, 2019 2:36 am

Roger,
Outstanding knife and very hard to come by - great find.
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Re: Congress whittler

Postby FRJ » Mon Jan 21, 2019 3:05 am

Good catch, Roger.
That is very nice.

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Re: Congress whittler

Postby thegreedygulo » Mon Jan 21, 2019 3:06 am

Very nice Roger! H. Boker made a congress whittler as well. This is not my knife; I borrowed the pictures from another post.
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A pocket knife is still an intimate personal possession of the individual who carries it and consequently deserves the best of materials, finish and workmanship in its production. (Quoted from Boker's 1928 cutlery catalog).


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