HAMMER BRAND logo on the blade tang. Pattern # 1000 on back tang. Made by the New York Knife Company, circa 1890s to 1930. One-blade Desk Knife pattern with letter opener, 6 overall length. Brass liners, nickel silver pins.Smooth red composition handles, no cracks or damage. The ink eraser blade has strong snap, no wobble. Used a bit, never sharpened. The blade retains much of the original factory finish with light patina, clear DESK KNIFE etch. The knife shown in the photos is the exact knife that you will receive.
See my other listings for more collectible knives. Any knives listed as having BONE handles have handles made of Bovine bone from the South American Zebu cattle. Any knives listed as having STAG handles have handles made of Sambar deer antler - naturally shed. The item "Antique New York Knife Co HAMMER BRAND Desk Knife Letter Opener Folding Blade" is in sale since Wednesday, November 24, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Knives, Swords & Blades\Collectible Folding Knives\Vintage Folding Knives\Factory Manufactured".The seller is "knifeaholic" and is located in Hudson, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped to United States.