Penknives

Seven ‘giveaway' advertising penknives, dating between 1900 & 1950.
 
Marked, top to bottom in date order:
 
Herbert & Sons, 6&7 West Smithfield, London E.C.
Blade stamped Herbert & Sons, Stainless
 
Herbert & Sons, 6&7 West Smithfield, London E.C.
Blade stamped Herbert & Sons, Stainless Steel
 
Herbert & Sons Ltd, West Smithfield.
Blade stamped Herbert & Sons, Stainless Steel
 
Herbert & Sons Ltd, West Smithfield.
Blade stamped Herbert & Sons, Stainless Steel
 
Herbert & Sons Ltd, London, E.C.1.
Blade stamped Southern & Richardson, Sheffield, England, Stainless Steel + ‘Nest' Trademark
 
Herbert & Sons Ltd, London, E.C.1.
Blade stamped Rawson Brothers, Sheffield, Stainless
 
Herbert & Sons Ltd, London, E.C.1.
Blade stamped Rawson Brothers, Sheffield, Stainless
 
(Southern & Richardson was formed in 1847, and in 1919 merged into Sheffield Cutlery Manufacturers Ltd.  However the name survived as a brand until the 1970s.)
 
(Rawson Brothers was founded in 1872 and went out of business in 1976)
 

 
Penknives

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