Vintage XL Butcher Knife with Carbon Steel Blade & Wood Handle. Foster Brothers Cutlery Company was founded by Frank and Allie Foster in 1878 in Fulton, New York.
In 1904 John Chatillon and Sons company acquired Foster Bros. Cutlery adn changed the name to Foster Bros. Its brands include Foster & Fulton. This knife has the blade hand forged from the fine carbon steel. Designed to take a finer edge and hold it longer providing sharp cutting satisfaction.The handle is triple riveted over the full tang to sure fitting for durability, strength, & balance. Weight 8 - 10 oz. 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. None of the material may be copied or republished.