Here we have a Rare Antique, Unique, ROGERS Bone Combination Rule - Letter Opener - Folding Pen Knife. This is a 6" long combination tool with a bone handle that doubles as a letter opener (one edge and end is nicely shaped to a thin rounded edge) and is also marked as a 6" L rule, in 1/8 increments. No nicks, cracks, or breaks. One end of the handle has been inserted with a steel pen knife mechanism. 1-3/8 long and has the makers name: RODGERS.
A RARE piece of history! Was founded in 1724 when John first rented the Star and Maltese cross mark from the Cutlers Company. Johns three sons John, Joseph and Maurice joined the family business, which began to expand rapidly. In the 1780s the family moved into a block of workshops which would become their most famous address, No.
6 Norfolk Street, Sheffield, England. In 1800 Joseph and Maurice formally dissolved their partnership and the firm was renamed Joseph Rodgers & Sons.Joseph Rodgers had a reputation for producing the best quality items in Sheffield. Please remember to leave Feedback. The item "Antique Unique RODGERS Bone Combination Rule Letter Opener Folding Pen Knife" is in sale since Friday, October 19, 2018.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Knives, Swords & Blades\Collectible Folding Knives\Vintage Folding Knives\Factory Manufactured". The seller is "tjtoolie" and is located in Royersford, Pennsylvania. This item can be shipped to United States.