QUILL KNIVES

QUILL CUTTERS ERASERS
The page from the Rodgers catalogue of 1869 illustrates the later 19th century designs of quill knives
 
Slide changeable blades with spring grip quill knife £150
 
Early 1600s quill machine (German?) similar to Finlay example but with two cutters £2500
Three agate hafted knives from the earlyto mid 18th century. Top down T. scimtar shaped blade which has been repaired with brown blue agate haft and peg £385 - Middle. large bolstered agate haft and large blade with through tang to peg £380 - Bottom. well used knife with transparent agate and short bolster £450
French quill knife with traditional curved blade shape and cast haft with enammeled decoration. Probably was part of a set £180