Antique Nogent-Style Paring Knife with Carbon Steel Blade and Early Thermoplastic Handle Made by. Joseph Rodgers was founded in Sheffield, England. Like many of Sheffield cutlery firms, the early history of Joseph Rodgers is a little unclear.
Joseph Rodgers registered the mark of The Star and Maltese Cross in 1764. By 1800, their products include razors, table cutlery and scissors. In 1821 the firm was appointed cutlers to The Royal Family for the first time. Joseph Rodgers success is evident in the firms appointment to five successive sovereigns - George IV, William IV, Queen Victoria, Edward II and George V.
This is the fine quality knife produced from the famous city of blade Sheffield in England. Sheffield is renowned for manufacturing of fine knives. It was manufacture during King George IV era (1820 - 1830).This knife is constructed using the Nogent-style process. Blade and rat-tail tang are forged from a single piece of steel and fitted with a handle. Has the blade hand forged from the fine carbon steel and tempered to achieve greater toughness. Providing the long-lasting keen edge cut-ability. The handle has good fitting for durability, strength, & balance.
The Star and Maltese Cross. With crown in between stands for George Rex.
Weight 1 - 2 oz. 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. The item "Antique 3 1/2 Blade JOSEPH RODGERS Nogent Carbon Paring Knife ENGLAND" is in sale since Saturday, June 15, 2019.This item is in the category "Collectibles\Kitchen & Home\Kitchenware\Utensils\Cutlery". The seller is "187onhung" and is located in Tucson, Arizona. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Costa rica, Dominican republic, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Iceland, Jordan, Paraguay, Uruguay, Russian federation, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Turks and caicos islands, Bangladesh, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Jersey, Cambodia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Nicaragua, Pakistan, South africa, Colombia, Antigua and barbuda, Saint lucia, Barbados, Bermuda, Cayman islands, Sri lanka, Maldives, Oman, Reunion, Montserrat.