Allen Antiques

These are the Knives we currently have in stock for sale.

knife circa 1350

unmarked, with hooked tip blade, squared wooden haft, through tang and small square plate. From Dordrecht.



knife circa 1400

Long, straight blade. Wooden handle. steel rivets. Cap formed of lead foil.



knife circa 1500

Small fruit knife with wooden scales handle and u-shaped brass pommel. One end of the wood has been repaired. The blade may have been reattached. 137mm



knife circa 1500

inset wood scales, integral iron pommel and bolster. brass rivets.



knife circa 1500

Excavated Thames. Wooden scales (80% replaced with good colored fill) carved with a wavy grooved surface (imitation of horn or bark?). Decorated brass terminal. Blade with copper inlaid makers"s mark in the form of a flower. Bolster plates missing - some solder for their attachment remains. Edge with losses - the blade most likely originally thin, so loss not that significant. Blade corrosion pattern shows the grain in the metal. 9in.



knife circa 1600

Bone tubular handle. narrow tang running through the handle and peened at the end onto a rudimentary domed washer.



knife circa ??



Knives in the Allen Study Collection

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