1900s Antique 12 Blade RUSSELL GRW Carbon Butcher Breaking Knife USA
Antique Butcher Breaking Knife with Carbon Steel Blade & Wood Handle Made by. John Russell Cutlery Company was founded by John Russell in 1832 in. Their knives manufactured with the finest steel earned a good reputation for quality. In 1840s, John Russell introduced the legendary "Green River Works Knife" and it became an instant success. Its design and quality was overwhelmingly accepted by American consumers. Between 1840 and 1860 it is estimated that 60,000 dozen Green River knives were sent west to emigrants, buffalo hunters, Indians, miners and settlers. This knife has the blade forged from the fine carbon steel designed to take a finer edge and hold it longer providing sharp cutting satisfaction. The handle is secured with five pins over the full tang to sure fitting for durability, strength, & balance. JOHN RUSSELL Green River Works - Diamond Logo --- ca.
Weight 10 - 11 oz. Lots of pitting patina on both sides of the blade (last two photos), blade structure is good.
Maintenance Suggestion: Hand wash only in warm water after using, especially if used on foods that have acidic sauce/liquid. After washing it, wipe the blade and handle completely dry. Use of electric knife sharpener or dishwasher not recommended.
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