A folding tool kit by Joseph Rogers & Sons of Sheffield.
Comprising of the handle and 10 tools and blades in a folding leather case.
Marked: RODGERS SHEFFIELD ENGLAND along with the six pointed star and Maltese cross marks.
The company was founded in 1724 when John Rodgers first rented the star and Maltese cross mark from the Cutlers’ Company. In 1800 Joseph and Maurice formally dissolved their partnership and the firm was renamed Joseph Rodgers & Sons. As well as producing an unrivaled range of pen and pocket knives, the company became famous for their exhibition cutlery.
Height: 13 cm | 5 in
Width: 11 cm | 4.25 in