February 6, 2024

CELEBRATING OUR 400TH ANNIVERSARY WITH A COMMEMORATIVE POCKET KNIFE PRESENTED BY EGGINTON BROS LTD & STEVEN COCKER – 05.02.24

On Monday 5th February 2024, the Master Cutler, Mr Charles Turner DL, was presented with a limited edition “400 years of The Company of Cutlers in Hallamshire” George Wostenholm Clipt Point Barlow Pocket Knife. This special commemorative knife celebrates the long-standing history of The Company of Cutlers and serves as a symbol of the Company’s legacy over the 400 years.

James Goodwin & Stephen Brooks, Egginton Bros Ltd, and Steven Cocker, craftsman of the presented knife & one of Sheffield’s modern “little Mester’s”, handed the Number 1 of 2024 to the Master Cutler. Each knife will be discreetly and individually numbered as there is a limited production of 2024 pocket knives – marking this landmark year for the Cutlers Company. For every limited edition pocket knife sold, the Egginton Bros Ltd will also make a donation to The Cutlers’ Hall Preservation Trust.

Egginton Bros Ltd said “We are delighted to make this presentation George Wostenholm I*XL Barlow Knife especially to commemorate 400 years of The Cutlers Company.  George Wostenholm himself, one of Sheffield’s best-known knife makers, served as Master Cutler in 1856.”

 

This incredible collector’s item has been proudly made in Sheffield, “The bolster is nickel silver, marked proudly with The Company of Cutlers’ 400 Year Anniversary emblem. The handle scales are stunning stabilised birch burr in Cutlers Company green.  This knife is handmade using fine traditional skills passed down through the generations, from Sheffield knife maker to Sheffield knife maker.

Link below for more details and to purchase this exquisite pocket knife:

George Wostenholm “400 Years of The Company of Cutlers in Hallamshire Knife” Clipt Point Barlow Pocket Knife with Green Stabilised Birch Scales – Egginton Group