Utility knives,Maher & Grosh that is.

William H. Maher and Emil Grosh started the Maher & Grosh Wholesale Cutlery Co. in 1877 with a goal to sell high quality US manufactured cutlery globally. The original business dissolved in 1988, but the brand has since been resurrected.
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Utility knives,Maher & Grosh that is.

Postby peanut740 » Wed Sep 20, 2017 12:59 pm

I guess it's time for someone to post a few knives.I will break it up some so they will be easier to find. I'll start with utility type,pruners,Gardners etc.
This first one is a big heat duty pruner,with deep stamped etch.It is a early one with one of there oldest stamps.It's 4 1/2" long with rat tail bolsters Ana a butt cap.
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Re: Utility knives,Maher & Grosh that is.

Postby peanut740 » Wed Sep 20, 2017 1:11 pm

This is what a advertised as a "Propagating knife".4 1/8" long with a single sheep's foot blade.They had the same pattern with a spey blade that they called a florist knife.
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Re: Utility knives,Maher & Grosh that is.

Postby kootenay joe » Wed Sep 20, 2017 1:12 pm

Roger, as you post these M & G knives, if you know the likely manufacturer, would you please post this information along with the pictures.
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Re: Utility knives,Maher & Grosh that is.

Postby supratentorial » Wed Sep 20, 2017 1:21 pm

Neat pruner, Roger. Here's a scan from the 1890 catalog.

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Re: Utility knives,Maher & Grosh that is.

Postby peanut740 » Wed Sep 20, 2017 1:24 pm

Single blade barehead hawkbill.3 5/8" long with rat tail bolsters.
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Re: Utility knives,Maher & Grosh that is.

Postby peanut740 » Wed Sep 20, 2017 1:27 pm

Budding and grafting knife with a ivory spud.It has a very light etch.
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Re: Utility knives,Maher & Grosh that is.

Postby peanut740 » Wed Sep 20, 2017 3:59 pm

This is a late Clyde Ohio etched Maher & Grosh from three 60s or 70's.Small pruner,with French Ivory handles.
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Re: Utility knives,Maher & Grosh that is.

Postby peanut740 » Wed Sep 20, 2017 5:04 pm

Maher ' s Common Sense Knife.3 5/8" barehead,with a pruner,spear and budding blades.The catalog cut is from list #30,about 1907.
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Postby peanut740 » Wed Sep 20, 2017 5:10 pm

Advertising floral knife . Probably from the 50's.
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Postby peanut740 » Wed Sep 20, 2017 5:14 pm

2 blade pruner with shackle and rat tail bolster.3 5/8"long.
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Postby peanut740 » Wed Sep 20, 2017 5:21 pm

The Texas Pecan Patch Budder.3 3/8" long,2 blades that are the same.
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Re: Utility knives,Maher & Grosh that is.

Postby peanut740 » Wed Sep 20, 2017 5:27 pm

Another large hawkbill/pruner.4 1/2".It is not as heavy as the 1 I posted earlier.
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Re: Utility knives,Maher & Grosh that is.

Postby espn77 » Wed Sep 20, 2017 5:28 pm

That pecan knife is very unusual. I like that. ::tu::


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