# 4860 / 1830-37 (William IV Reign) Sheffield Folding Pen Quill Knife

Elegant Gentleman type 1830-37 (William IV Reign) Sheffield featuring two folding blades and pretty carved mother of pearls handles

The main blade is the type known as *wharncliffe*. This type of blade with a totally flat cutting edge is considered by many as one of the finest, most practical and versatile designs for a pocket knife blade

The knife is completed by a secondary pen blade

Stamped with the Sheffield maker’s mark beneath *W crown R* (William IV Reign)

This knife can be classified as a serpentine due to its curved body shape, enhanced with finelycarved mother of pearl slabs over matching scalloped liners

Back of the spring nicely hand file-worked

Aside a front hairline crack by the central pin the pearl remains in great conditions with no other damage to note

Blades snap firmly and are razor sharp, still in full profile.

The knife measures 7 cm when folded

Price :
€ 320.00
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