"Can't disagree with ya :) And I'm not even a collector (yet)... might be catching the bug!!! I love old vintage items... and knives are very interesting indeed! These have proven to be quite the talking point at another forum (bladeforums)…"
"Thanks guys :) yes I was told that about the Wharncliffe blade although another opinion was that although similar they are just slightly different in that the Ettrick blade is smaller in comparison to the handle than a Wharncliffe. I'm learning…"
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"The Ettrick pattern is a very old one that has always been quite popular in the UK , never seemed to make it over to the States though . I have had one or two in the past but they got lost somewhere or other .
Great find Iris !"
"The blade appears to be a "Wharncliffe" blade and is similar in profile to a sheep's foot but the curve of the back edge ...Ref:Wikipedia. Sheep dip is the chemical mixture which is used to clean sheep; also for the container which…"
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I am not a collector but have come into possession of some amazing old Lockwood Brothers Knives which were found in the rafters of my mum's old shed. We are trying to find out more about them and find potential buyers.
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I have just posted pics of the knives we found in mum's garage :) I've researched as best I could and come up with as much info as I could! I also have been told these could be 'jigged bone' rather than stag? Even though the box says stag... thoughts?
Post some pics and any info you can find on the knife. The tang is where the info that breaks it all down is. It is the area where the blade meets the handles. ANY info on there or etched on the blade helps us