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Ellis Collection - Butcher’s Sharpening Steel & Corkscrew

Listing # 17659
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Listing Format: Auction
Current price : (GBP) £90.00
(USD) $124.65
Starting bid: (GBP) £120.00
(USD) $166.21
# of bids: 1
Closes: Auction is closed
Location: Luton, Beds
Started: 10/30/2015 EDT
Ended: 11/8/2015 7:20:47 PM EDT
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DESCRIPTION

Ellis Collection - Butcher’s Sharpening Steel & Corkscrew

Old butcher’s knife sharpening steel with carved wooden handle, inside which is a corkscrew with a large steel hanging ring.  The sharpening steel is marked “Rushbrooke Smithfield”.  Rushbrooke was a butchers’ cutler, clothier and general outfitter at 67 and 69 Charterhouse Street, West Smithfield, London EC, based near the famous Smithfield Meat Market. 
The sharpening steel is old, the corkscrew is probably a more recent addition. 
38.5 cms excluding hanging ring

 

See Ellis & Ellis – Corkscrews – page 170

CONDITION

Condition – Very good, Steel and underside of button have marks and dents from use, wooden handle has slight surface cracking near the top, slight pitting on worm and hanging ring, worm is intact.

 

 

 


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