here is my notes.
Goins says was a mark used by Novelty Cutlery of Canton, Ohio, 1917 - 1948.
1917-1948. Used by Novelty Cutlery, Canton, Ohio.
N.C. CO. Canton O. 1879-1948. Used by Novelty Cutlery, Canton Ohio.
Founded in 1879 by Augusts Vignos. Lost right arm in Civil War. Farmer, Janitor, Postmaster of Canton. Novelty became famous for "transplant-handled" knives which were invented by Henry and Reuben Landis also of Canton.
Cutlery was at 67 Bar Street in 1910, later moving to 515 McGregor Avenue in 1928. Vignos died in 1925 and the firm passed to son Alfred. Stopped making knives in 1948. (Information from Goins).