space Antique Arts Home  |  Store Home  |  My Cart  |  My Orders  |  Wish List  |  FAQ  |  Contact Us   
Search:   
separator

GUNSIGHT ANTIQUES

Memorabilia

By Category
Click to view Colonial & CIVIL WAR era through 1880s AMERICANA

Store Home
Browse All Items
Search
Our Products
Click view sub-categories Memorabilia
Click to view Colonial & CIVIL WAR era through 1880s AMERICANA
Order Policies
About Us
Contact Us!
Our Mailing List
Links

two c. 1820 / early 1830 era Samuel Bailey & Co. – Sheffield Cutlery - LABELS

NOTICE

********NOW OPERATING FROM OUR NEW HEADQUARTERS ********



Now fully operational from the beautiful Pacific North West, we encourage all to keep a close eye as we unpack posted offerings and continue what will be an ongoing effort of unpacking the collection while taking stock with an eye toward thinning out our accumulation of treasures. After years of seeking out and acquiring all manner of quality antique Americana from simple but seldom surviving items of special interest to historically important treasures, Janet and I look forward to offering the fruits of our years of seeking out such to new and appreciative homes.


Visitors will also enjoy our museum site at www.MaineLegacy.com

 
two c. 1820 / early 1830 era Samuel Bailey & Co. – Sheffield Cutlery - LABELS (Image1)
Click to zoom
      Ask a Question   Send to a Friend
 

Your Price: $ 65.00
Item Number: 6020
 

Make an offer
 



PayPal.com
We also accept Checks and Money Orders.
 
 
 
 



Found in a period paper ephemera lot, these approximately 2 5/8 X 3 3/8 inch Sheffield Superior Patent Cutlery and 2 13/16 inch SAMUEL BAILEY & Co. - SHEFFIELD Superior - POCKET KNIVES labels are entirely original and remain in fine, unused condition. A rare find from one of the several British cutlers who made the name Sheffield synonymous with quality in early and mid-19th century America, these labels will be of special interest to knife collectors and will display well applied to a proper period pasteboard box or simply laid out or framed just as they are. A bit of an enigma as a cutler Samuel Bailey (1791-1870) is best known as a controversial British philosophical writer. Born to Joseph Bailey and Mary [Eadon] Bailey, upon finishing his education Samuel entered the family firm, Eadon, Bailey & Co. As a member of his uncle and father’s cutlery business Samuel Bailey was one of the first Sheffield merchant cutlers to visited America in order to establish business connections in this country. It was after the firm of Eadon, Bailey & Co. was dissolved in 1813 that the cutlery firm of Samuel Bailey & Co. came into being, marketing Superior Patent Cutlery such as pocket knives, razors, scissors &c. Little known today, Samuel Bailey & Co. existed only between sometime after 1813 and the later 1820’s when Samuel Bailey cashed in his accumulated fortune as a cutlery merchant and founded the Sheffield Banking Company in 1831. After his failed effort to gain a place in parliament in 1835 Bailey turned to a reclusive life and is primarily remembered today as an author of books on political and ethical subjects valued by a select few. He was never married and died in 1870 leaving his property to the town. As with all direct sales, we are pleased to offer a no questions asked three day inspection with refund of the purchase price upon return as purchased! Thanks for visiting Gunsight Antiques!


You might also like:
c. 1820 / 1830 Pewter Coffee Pot

c. 1820 / 1830 Pewter...
$ 135.00
c. late 1830s / early 1860s Red – White & Blue CAMPHENE PARADE LANTERN

c. late 1830s / early...
$ 1250.00
19th century traveling Knife & Fork – SHEFFIELD CAMPAIGN CUTLERY

19th century traveling...
$ 175.00
rare  mid 18th early 19th century -  Sword Swagger Stick

rare mid 18th early...
$ 325.00
Early production    August Buermann - Hand Forged Eureka Spurs

Early production ...
$ 95.00
early hand wrought bronze - Stirrup / Spurs combination

early hand wrought...
$ 250.00
mid-19th early 20th century - Belding Bros. Sewing Silk

mid-19th early 20th...
$ 45.00
early .30 / .32 caliber ball – Bullet Mold

early .30 / .32 caliber...
$ 50.00
Scarce! Early 1870s U. S. Marine – SHOULDER KNOTS

Scarce! Early 1870s U....
$ 165.00
Unusual period Sheffield – Pewter - Spirits / Medical Flask

Unusual period Sheffield...
$ 60.00


PayPal.com
We also accept Checks and Money Orders.

Store Home  ·  About Us  ·  Contact  ·  FAQ / Policies  ·  Privacy  ·  Security  ·  Antique Arts home

· Links ·  Tell a Friend About this Site!  · Join our Mailing List ·

GUNSIGHT ANTIQUES
17623 Loop Lane SE
Yelm, WA 98597
US
Contact Us!
Updated: Tuesday, July 23 2024
©1995-2024 TIAS.com. All rights reserved.