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Flatware and Cutlery

Vintage Chef provides a wide assortment of antique flatware and cutlery.

Specimens of vintage flatware as well as all those necessary cooking implements.  Fine examples including Keen Kutters, Frary and other manufacturers. Condition runs from Near Mint to our popular utility pieces.  We provide the option purchasing knife and fork sets or individual pieces.

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Antique Flatware and Cutlery

Cleaver
VU388
This is a beautiful Cleaver in a serious size – nearly 30 ounces and measuring 13 1/4" from stem to stern. This specimen is a #7 and marked "International Edge Tool Co. – Solid Steel – Newark N.J." The blade measures 7" long with an average cutting depth of 4". The attractive Mahogany colored handle measures 6 1/2" in length with a depth of 1 1/4". This specimen will hold its own in any cutlery collection and is a real eye catcher.
Cleaver
VU384
This nice cleaver is ready to go to work in your kitchen. Its gently curved 7 1/2" blade and comfortable 4 1/2" handle make it a good size for both small and large jobs. The scales are free of any chips or cracks and sport nice brass rivets. The heavy steel blade has an average cutting depth of 2 1/2".
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This is a nice Flatware Set of 12 knives and forks. This attractive set sports nice, ivory colored, bone scales attached with 3 pins and all scales are free of any cracks and with only a limited number of small chips to the base of 3 of the knives. The knives measure 8 ¾” and the forks measure 7 ½”. Matching sets of this size are very difficult to find and this set would hold its own in any collection or camp primitive camp situation.
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This is a nice Flatware Set of 4 knives and forks. The knives have an overall length of 9 ¾” and are marked “Frary Cutlery Co. 1876”. The forks measure 7” in length. Both the knives and forks have rosewood scales. One of the knives is missing a chip at the tip of the blade. These will make the perfect utility set of flatware for a primitive camp or chuckwagon.
Knife and Fork Knife And Fork Set
VU372
Here is a nice re-enactors flatware set of a knife and fork in Very Good condition. This set is perfect for the Civil War or Cowboy re-enactor with a knife and three tined fork appropriate for the mid 1800’s. The scales on the knife and fork are still nice and tight and have a very nice patina. The fork has an overall length of 7 3/8, the knife a length of 8 ¾ and is marked “Ontario Knife Co.”.
Floating Fish Knife Floating Fish Knife
VU370
This is an interesting fishing collectible that will double as a handy kitchen knife. This is a floating fishing knife that was given out as an advertising premium and this specimen is marked “Willborg’s Auto Wrecking – Used Auto & Tractor Parts – Dial OX 4 9635 – Bagley Minn.”. When the two halves are separated you will find a beautiful filet knife that resembles a miniature Samurai sword. The knife measures 10” with a blade length of 4 ¾”.
Skinning Knife Skinning Knife
VU369
This is a very nice Skinning Knife in Very Good + condition. The scales are free of any cracks are attached with five pins giving the knife a nice appearance. The gently curved blade has a length of 6" and the handle measures 4 1/2" in length. This style knife makes a great addition to any kitchen arsenal.
Flatware Set - Hudson Cutlery Company - Antler Handles SOLD
This attractive set of Flatware is made by Hudson Cutlery Company and is in Excellent condition. The complete set numbers 24 pieces with 12 knives and 12 forks. All pieces are in excellent condition with the exception of one fork that has a crack in a scale This set has scales made of attractive antler held on by silver colored pins. The knives have an overall length of 9" and a handle length of 3 3/4". The forks have an overall length of 7" and a handle length of 3 1/4". Antique flatware sets of this size are very difficult to find in a condition this good - this set would make an excellent addition to any chuck box or vintage themed table.
Flatware - Lamson & Goodnow SOLD
This beautiful set of Flatware is made by Lamson & Goodnow and is in Excellent condition. Lamson & Goodnow was established in Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts in 1837, and is the oldest continuously operating cutlery manufacturer in the United States. This set has scales made of attractive antler held on by brass pins. The knives have an overall length of 9 1/4” and a handle length of 4”. The forks have an overall length of 7 1/2” and a handle length of 3 3/4”. This set would make an excellent addition to any chuckbox or vintage themed table.
Chef Knife - Forschner Victorinox SOLD
Here is a beautiful Victorinox Forged Professional Knife in Excellent condition. The 9" blade is ice tempered to create a hardened blade that will sustain its sharpness longer and give desired effect when re-sharpened. Traditional hot-drop forging creates a superior steel product with increased elasticity and maximum internal strength. Triple rivet, rosewood handle with attractive shape is designed to provide optimum weight, balance and comfort. This knife has a blade length of 9" with a cutting depth of 1 3/4". The handle has a length of 5". This knife will make a wonderful addition to any kitchen.
Knife Sharpening Steel - Lee's Knife Sharpening Steel - Lee's
VU324
This is a beautiful Lee's knife sharpening steel with a black, faux antler handle in Very Good + condition. Even modern knives can be improved with the use of a steel to create a keen edge and you can sharpen in style with this 13" long Lee's steel. The black antler and silver handle presents very well and would look great in any kitchen or dining room. The steel length is 8 1/4" - the handle has a length of 4 3/4".
Spoon - United States Navy Spoon - United States Navy
VU308
Here is a William Rogers Mfg. - United States Navy dinner spoon in Excellent condition. This attractive spoon has the letters U.S.N. Engraved in the handle and the spoon has a nice heft to it. The overall length of the spoon is 7 1/4” and it has a bowl width of 1 1/2”. This would make a great addition to any collection of military memorabilia.
Fork Fork
VU300
This is a nice three tined fork in Very Good condition. This fork has attractive pewter inlayed in the wooden handle and has a very nice patina. The fork is free of rust and would fit very well in any vintage mess kit for a Civil War or Cowboy re-enactor. The fork has an overall length of 7 3/8”.
Flatware Set - Knife, Fork, Spoon SOLD
Here is a nice re-enactors flatware set of a knife, fork and spoon in Good condition. This set is perfect for the Civil War or Cowboy re-enactor with a three tined fork appropriate for the mid 1800’s. The scales on the knife and fork are still nice and tight and have a very nice patina. The spoon is made by the Wilton company and has a more recent manufacture date, but is of a style that is appropriate to the period. The fork has an overall length of 7 3/8”, the knife a length of 8 ¾”and the spoon a length of 7” with a bowl diameter of 1 5/8”.
Knife - Butcher Knife Knife - Butcher Knife
VU283
Here is a beautiful butchers knife in Very Good + condition. This knife has a very comfortable handle that is free of any cracks of chips and has a length of 4 1/2”. The blade has an overall length of 5 3/4” an average cutting depth of 1”. This knife presents very well and would make a great addition to any chuck box or kitchen knife arsenal.
Knife - Butcher Knife Knife - Butcher Knife
VU282
Here is a beautiful butchers knife in Very Good + condition. This knife has a very comfortable handle that is free of any cracks of chips and has a length of 4 3/4”. The blade has an overall length of 7 1/2” an average cutting depth of 1”. This knife presents very well and would make a great addition to any chuck box or kitchen knife arsenal.
Ice Cream Spoons Ice Cream Spoons
VU263
This is a nice set of tin ice cream spoons in Good condition. These nice little spoons still retain much of their bright tin finish and present quite well. The spoons have an overall length of 5 3/4” with a bowl diameter of 1 1/4”. These would make a good addition to any collection of soda fountain artifacts.
Flatware - Meriden Cutlery Company SOLD
Here are six knife and 3 tine fork settings from the Meriden Cutlery Company – all in Excellent condition. These beautiful knife and fork sets sport jet black wooden handles, perhaps ebony, with the knives having bone caps at the base of the handles. All of these pieces are free of rust and and present beautifully. All of the handles have the words “Patent May 6 1851 EXTd 186” etched onto the sides. These setting would make a great addition to any chuck box or to any collection of early flatware. The knives have an overall length of 8 1/2" with the forks having an overall length of 7 1/4".
Flatware - Riverside Knife Company SOLD
This is a flatware set in Good + condition. This set is made by Riverside Knife Company and consists of 5 forks and 4 knives. The ebony handles have attractive inlays and are free of any cracks. The knife blades show different degrees of wear. The knives have a length of 9 1/2” - the forks have a length of 7 1/2”. These make great utility pieces for a chuck wagon or civil war re-enactment.
Antler Handled Flatware - Northhampton Cutlery Company SOLD
This is a very attractive set of circa 1880 antler handle flatware manufactured by Northampton Cutlery Co.. This set of 4 matching knives and 3 forks is in excellent condition with no cracks or chips to the antler handles and a nice luster to the metal. The knives have an overall length of 9" and the forks have a length of 7 1/2".

Antique bone handled flateware set. SOLD
This is a very attractive set of circa 1890 bone handle flatware manufactured by Hibbard, Spencer, Bartlett & Co.. This set of six matching knives and forks is in excellent condition with no cracks or chips to the bone handles. The knives have an overall length of 1/4" and the forks have a length of 7 1/4". Hibbard, Spencer, Bartlett & Co. was at one time one of the top hardware wholesalers in the United States and was the predecessor to True Value hardware.
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A beautiful knife and fork set from the Frary Cutlery Company.  Patent date on the knife of "July 4th, 1876"


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Here is a nice knife and fork set with the E.C. Simmons Keen Kutter logo on the knife.  Both the knife and the fork have attractive antler scales in good condition.  An attractive set in good condition.

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A nice flatware set with a Keen Kutter knife and antler scales on both the knife and fork.  A nice, clean, collectable set to add to your collection.


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A nice clean flatware set with wooden scales and pewter inserts.  The knife has the Star Manufacturing Company logo. 


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A clean flatware set in good condition with no dings or chips.  Nice wooden scales with pewter inserts.  Logo on knife appears to be from the Northampton Cutlery Company.  These would make a nice addition to any collection.
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Vintage Flatware Set
Set06
$9.95

Our utility sets are a popular option.  They are vintage pieces of flatware but rather plain and may have some condition issues.  These sets are perfectly useable but may have some pitting, minor corrosion, or other little problems.

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A nice Frary Cutlery Company knife with the patent date "November 5th, 1878".  A good, clean example with the exception of a hairline crack on the back of the handle.  The length of this knife is 10".

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A nice Frary Cutlery Company knife with the patent date "November 5th, 1878".  A specimen in excellent condition with no dents, dings or chips.  The length of this knife is 10".



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A very nice specimen with wooden scales and pewter inserts.  Logo on the blade is "Star Manufacturing Company".  The blade has a little scoring but this vintage knife still presents very well.  The length of this knife is 9¾". 

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A very nice Simmons Keen Kutter knife with bone bone handles.  No chips, dents, or dings and the Keen Kutter logo is very clear and visible.  This would be a very nice addition to any Keen Kutter collection.  The length of this knife is 9-3/8".

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