Vintage CENTAUR CUTLERY (Sperry&Alexander) Equal End Shadow Pen Pocket Knife c.1893-1913
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This is a Vintage Or Antique CENTAUR CUTLERY (a trademark used by asperity & Alexander) 2-Blade Equal End Pen Folding Pocket Knife with an Used and Sharpened Carbon Steel Spear Point Main Blade with a Long Nail Pull, a Carbon Steel Dual-Sided Fingernail File, or Manicure, Secondary Blade with a Long Nail Pull, a Set of Genuine Mother-of-Pearl Scales with a Tight Center Pin Crack on the Front Scale but No Other Cracks, Splits or Missing Chips, Three (3) Polished Nickel Silver Handle Pins in Each Scale, Brightly Polished Nickel Silver File Worked Liners, a Single Steel Back Spring with No Cracks or Breaks, 2 9/16” in Length and Made Between c.1893-1913
This is a hard to find vintage Centaur Cutlery Co 2-Blade equal end shadow pen folding pocket knife. Which means this knife was made by Sperry & Alexander as this is a trademark they used on some knives. You’ll find a stamp of a Centaur on most Sperry & Alexander knives. This vintage knife has an used and sharpened carbon steel spear point main blade with a common nail pull. Both faces have scratches from use and sharpening and the front face has some scattered staining and very light pitting. The rear face is much cleaner looking. Stamped on the front tang is CENTAUR (over) CUTLERY. Stamped on the rear tang is the depiction of a Centaur (over) GERMANY. On the other end of the frame is a dual sided fingernail file, or manicure, secondary blade with a long nail pull. There is a standard vertical ridge and valley type file on each blade face. The top of the blade is the fingernail cleaner. Stamped on the front tang is CENTAUR (over) CUTLERY. Stamped on the rear tang is GERMANY. Both blades still have excellent snap on open and close. The knife has a set of genuine Mother-of-Pearl Scales. They do have a single tight center pin crack on the front scale. Other than this there are no other cracks, splits or missing chips. There are three polished nickel silver handle pins in each scale. It has brightly polished nickel silver liners that are all file worked The knife has a single steel back spring and its free of any cracks or breaks and continues to perform the functions it was designed to perform. This great looking vintage or antique Centaur Cutlery Equal End Shadow Pen Pocket Knife made by Sperry & Alexander is 2 9/16” in length and was made in Germany between c.1893-1913.
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