George Wostenholm Sheffield

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George Wostenholm Sheffield

Postby KleenCut61 » Fri Mar 15, 2019 11:20 pm

Anybody seen one of these from Old George Before , Age? Historical Significant? Near Mint Condition , I Posted in Q & A , Before i new it was Military , ( Specs)Thank You . K.C
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Re: George Wostenholm Sheffield

Postby kootenay joe » Fri Mar 15, 2019 11:53 pm

Yes, i have seen either the same or else very similar Wostenholm knives before, reasonably common actually.

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Re: George Wostenholm Sheffield

Postby cottage hill bill » Sun Mar 17, 2019 12:12 am

Flook does list this style in his book but there is a not a lot of information about them. Made by several companies including Wade & Butcher, Wostenholm, Joseph Allen & Sons, Maleham & Yeoman. Pressed fiber scales. does yours have any evidence of service use? It would be a broad arrow /|\ or WD often stamped on the spike.

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