This is an antique (c1900) George Wostenholm 2 bladed folding knife.
High carbon steel blades.
Nickel silver pins. Brass liners.
Both the blades stamped 'I.XL GEORGE WOSTENHOLM SHEFFIELD ENGLAND', and on the main blade 'OIL THE JOINTS'
The blades are still thick and strong (not flimsy).
The joints are sturdy. Both the blades snap strongly. No wobble.
Vacant cartouche, no monogram.
Carbon steel, which unlike stainless steel, can be ground to a very sharp cutting edge. Early/antique folding knives were made using carbon steel.
DIMENSION: Length : CLOSED 8.3cm (3 1/4"). OPEN with both blades extended 18.3cm (7 1/4"). The main blade measures 5.8cm (2 1/4"). approx.
CONDITION: One side of the scales has an indentation, minor wear and tarnish. In good working order.
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