Straight Razor Manufacturers and Dates of Operation

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Unless noted, this information comes from:

Trademarks on Base-Metal Tableware (1991) By Eileen Woodhead. Published by Parks Canada, Ottawa.

Goins' Encyclopedia of Cutlery Markings (1998) By John E. and Charlotte S. Goins. Self-published, Indiana. This is a FANTASTIC reference for cutlery markings! If you would like a copy, check the Knife and Razor Section of the Uniclectica Bookstore (link below)..

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A

CHARLES ADAMS & CO.
36 Front Street, Rochester, NY.
ca. 1889 - 1957

AKERS BRITTON CO.
232 N. Illinois Street, Indianapolis, Indiana.
In business circa 1925 - 1930

JOHN ALBRIGHT
516 Baltimore Street, Hanover, PA
Used "HANOVER" Trademark
ca. 1922-1927

JOSEPH ALLEN & SONS
Oak Works, Sheffield, England
ca. 1864-1925

ADOLPHE ARBENZ
Birmingham, England
In business in 1892

AMERICAN KNIFE CO.
Plymouth Hollow, Connecticut from circa 1849-1875
Thomaston, Connecticut from circa 1875-1895

AMERICAN PRODUCTS CO.
Cincinnati, Ohio
ca. 1911-1948

ARROWHEAD TRADING CO.
Used "ARTRACO" trademark
132 Nassau Street, New York, NY.
circa 1922-1923

AUTOMATIC UTILITIES CO.
Used "ALL-WAYS" trademark
56 Pine St., New York, NY
circa 1907-1908

B

JOSEPH BADGER & SONS
New Haven, Connecticut
ca. 1860-1861

BAKALAR
New York City
In business 1917

JOHN BAKER & CO.
Wheeldon Works, Sheffield, England
In business in 1892

A.F. BANNISTER & CO
Newark, New Jersey
ca 1884-1915

I. & J. BARBER
Sheffield, England
In business in 1892

BARBER, JOHN
Sheffield
Trademark: Square and Compasses
1810 - 1834 ("Old Sheffield Razors" by Lummus. Antiques, December 1922 p.261-267)

FREDERICK BARNES & CO.
Brimingham, London and Sheffield, England.
In business in 1892

BARNSLEY BROS. USA
Monett, Missouri
circa 1898-1906

J.H. BECKER
11 Hochs Street, Ohligs, Germany
ca 1901-1919

BECKHER-OTTO INC.
Marked "Made in Germany", although the company's offices were located at 118 E. 28th Street, New York City.
ca. 1934-1943

BELKNAP HARDWARE CO.
Louisville, KY.
Firm was sold in 1985. Circa 1968-1985

FRED BELT
1424 Lunt Ave, Chicago, Illinois
circa 1915-1916

BENGALL
Originally a trademark of Luke Cadman, Sheffield, England from ca. 1748-1906.
From ca. 1906 - 1953, used by:
Thomas Radley Cadman & Sons
St. Mary's Road, Sheffield.
In business at least between 1892 and 1953.

GEORGE BENNETT & CO.
Rockingham St., Sheffield, England.
In business in 1892

HENRY BERKELE
43 Leonard Street, New York City
Used "ROSE BRAND" trademark
circa 1906-1907

BINGHAMPTON CUTLERY CO.
Importers of Razors.
Binghampton, New York
circa 1888-1894

WILLIAM AND JOHN BIRKS
Norfolk St., Sheffield
In business in 1787

BISON MFG. CO.
Little Valley, New York
ca. 1902-1910

BLUE GRASS
Trademark of Belknap Hardware Co.
Louisville, KY.
Circa 1968-1985
Firm sold in 1985; the "Blue Grass Cutlery" company was formed in 1988, and is now using the "Blue Grass" trademark.

BLUE RIBBON
Trademark of Belknap Hardware Co.
Louisville, KY.
Circa 1968-1985
Firm sold in 1985; the "Blue Grass Cutlery" company was formed in 1988, and is now using the "Blue Ribbon" trademark.

JOHN REDMAN BOYD
Corpus Christi, Texas.
W.R. Case and Sons made razors for this firm, marking tang with Case marking, etching "NO CUSSING" trademark on the blade.
ca. 1905-1906

BRAMMALL (BRAMHALL), JOHN
Trademark: Joppa
Storrs, near Sheffield
1770-1800 ("More Old Razors" by Lummus. Antiques, May 1927 p.372-374)

M.L. BRANDT CUTLERY CO.
Germany and New York City
ca. 1911-1916

BRESDUCK INC.
224 Canal Street, New York City
Also used trademarks "DUBL-DUCK", "LIFETIME", "NAPOLEON", "BEAU BRUMMEL", "DEUTSCH", "SATINEDGE"
ca. 1930 - 1952; firm became known as Pearlduck in 1952

BRIGGS
Sheffield, England
circa 1830

BRITTAIN, WILKINSON & BROWNELL
Arundel Street, Sheffield
Trademark: France
In business at least between 1787 and 1797
1780-1840 ("More Old Razors" by Lummus. Antiques, May 1927 p.372-374)

BROCH & THIEBES CUTLERY CO.
St. Louis
Importers of razors. Used "CLIMAX" trademark.
ca. 1882-1892

BROOKES & CROOKES
Atlantic Works, Sheffield
ca. 1864 to at least 1919

BROWN RAZOR CO.
Little Valley, New York
Trademark used by Union Cutlery Co.
pre-1900

BROWN BROS RAZOR CO.
Little Valley, New York
Trademark used by Union Cutlery Co.
pre-1900

BUCK BROS.
Worcester, Massachusetts
ca. 1853-1939

BUFFALO RAZOR & GRINDING CO.
Buffalo, New York.
Razor may be stamped "Made in Germany"
ca. 1906-1935

BURKINSHAW, AARON
Pepperell, Mass.
Trademark: Exile (often) 1856-1881 ("More Old Razors" by Lummus. Antiques, May 1927 p.372-374)

BURRELL CUTLERY CO.
24 Rockwell Ave., Elicottville, New York
Used "TOP FLIGHT" trademark.
ca. 1941-1942

BUTCHER, BROWN & BUTCHER
Succeeded Wade & Butcher
Sheffield
1827 - 1830 ("Old Sheffield Razors" by Lummus. Antiques, December 1922 p.261-267)

WILLIAM & SAMUEL BUTCHER
WADE & BUTCHER

Eyre Lane, Sheffield.
circa 1845 to at least 1919
1830 - ? ("Old Sheffield Razors" by Lummus. Antiques, December 1922 p.261-267)

GEORGE BUTLER & CO
Trinity Works, Sheffield, England
ca. 1848-1926.

C

CHARLES CADMAN & SONS
Canal Works, Sheffield
In business in 1892

THOMAS RADLEY CADMAN & SONS
St. Mary's Road, Sheffield
In business at least 1892-1919

CHARLES CAMMELL & CO LTD
Cyclops Steel Works, Sheffield.
Pre-1845 to post-1895

CAMMELL, LAIRD & CO LTD
Cyclops Works, Sheffield
At least 1892 - 1919 [used the same marks as Charles Cammell & Co.]

CHALLENGE RAZOR WORKS
Bridgeport, Connecticut
ca. 1891-1898

CHARLTON BROS.
Bread St., Birmingham
In business in 1892

CHINSCRAPER
A trademark of Union Cutlery Co.
ca. 1927-1937

C.F. CIAMPA MANUFACTURERS
Used the "THE KING OF RAZORS REGISTERED TRADEMARK" trademark.
47-1/2 and 147 Portlant, Boston, Massachusetts
circa 1910-1915

CLARK BLADE & RAZOR CO
Newark, New Jersey
ca. 1911

CLARK & HALL
Sheffield
1797-1823 ("Old Sheffield Razors" by Lummus. Antiques, December 1922 p.261-267)

F.A. CLAUBERG & CO.
Import company
27 Park Place, New York City
Used trademarks: "HALBERD", "THE MIKADO", "IMPERATOR", "TONSORIAL GEM", "RAZOR MAN"
ca. 1885-1926

HENRIE CLAUSS
Fremont or Elyria, Ohio
ca. 1917-1920

CLAUSS
Elyria, Ohio: ca. 1878-1887
Fremont, Ohio: ca. 1887 - present

CLYDE STEEL WORKS
SAMUEL OSBORN & CO
Sheffield
circa 1878 - at least 1919

JOHN COE & CO
Albion Works, Rockingham Street, Sheffield
In business in 1892

COLLEY & CO
Sheffield
1834 - 1844 ("Old Sheffield Razors" by Lummus. Antiques, December 1922 p.261-267)

COLUMBIA CUTLERY CO.
Worcester, Massachusetts
ca. 1905

CONGREVE, CHARLES
Sheffield
1829 - 1843 ("Old Sheffield Razors" by Lummus. Antiques, December 1922 p.261-267)
Given as ca. 1830-1865 in Goins'

CONTINENTAL CUTLERY CO
ALFRED FIELD & CO
Westfield Terrace, Sheffield and Edmund Street, Birmingham
At least 1892 to at least 1919

COOPER BROS & SONS LTD
Don Plate Works, Sheffield
1894 - at least 1991

JOHN COPLEY & SONS
Sheffield
1870 to at least 1892

ALEXANDER COPPEL CUTLERY CO
Solingen; had an importing office in New York City
Used "STOLL RAZOR" trademark.
ca. 1821 - present

HENRY COWLISHAW
Hartford, Connecticut
ca. 1881-1911

CRANDALL CUTLERY CO
Previously the Little Valley Knife Association, Little Valley, New York. In 1903, moved to Bradford, Pennsylvannia. In 1912, became part of WR Case & Sons.
ca. 1903 - 1912

CRANFORD RAZOR WORKS
Cranford, New Jersey
Trademark of SR DROESCHER
ca. 1916-1924

CRATER RAZOR SALES, INC.
Columbus, Ohio
ca. 1926-1927

CRATER RAZOR COMPANY
Columbus, Ohio
1917-1922

G.F. CREUTZBERG
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Maker of "EAGLE" knives and razors
ca. 1875 - 1943

JONATHAN CROOKES & SON
Rockingham St., Sheffield
at least 1892 to at least 1919

CRUSADER Trademark of Belknap Hardware Co.
Louisville, KY.
Circa 1968-1985
Firm sold in 1985; the "Blue Grass Cutlery" company was formed in 1988, and is now using the "Crusader" trademark.

A.J. CURTISS
Bristol, Connecticut
Used "THE BRISTOL" trademark
ca. 1897

D

DARWIN FITZWILLIAM WORKS
Tinsley, Sheffield, England
ca. 1928-1953

DEBOER & BACH
An import firm; most of their cutlery was made in England and Germany
ca. 1916-1921

DEPEW
New York City
Used "THE PERFECT RAZOR" trademark
ca. 1882

DERBY RAZOR COMPANY
Subsidiary of Derby Silver Plate Co.
Derby, Connecticut
Made over 150 different kinds of razors, as well as 75+ different kinds of strops
ca. 1896-1902

DIAMOND EDGE
Trademark used by Shapleigh Hardware from ca. 1864-1900
Trademark used by Norvell-Shapleigh from ca. 1902-1915

DIAMOND SPEAR
Trademark used by W. Brokhahne, New York, New York ca. 1878-1906
Trademark used by Challenge Cutlery from 1906-1928

FRED DOLLE
669 W. Madison St., Chicago, Illinois
Used trademarks "DE LUXE" and "REFORM"
ca. 1901-1928

DOMINION CUTLERY CO.
Montreal, Quebec and Westport, Ontario Canada
ca. 1916-1917

S.R. DROESCHER
Importer at 77-79 Warren Street, New York City; later opened a factory in Cranbury, New Jersey
ca. 1891-1924 (manufacture of razors began ca. 1916)

DROESCHER AND BEHAR
44 Murray Street, New York City
Importers.
ca. 1923-1927

DURHAM DUPLEX
Originally, Durham Razor Company. ca. 1925, purchased Alfred Williams Co. Pre-1942, name changed to Durham-Enders Razor Company of Mystic, Connecticut, under which name they acquired the W&S Butcher Company of Sheffield. By 1970, they were the Durham-Duplex Co. of Sheffield.
ca. 1908-1970

E

EDLIS BARBER SUPPLY
116 Smithfield Street, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
ca. 1893-1922

EHLE & HAGEMANN
Brooklyn, New York
ca. 1926-1928

P. EISEMAN
616 N. Queen St., Lancaster, Pennsylvania
ca. 1906-1934

ELECTRIC
Used by Friedman & Lauterjung, New York City ca. 1873-1890. Moved to Newark, New Jersey from ca 1890-1910. Moved to Walden, New York ca. 1910-1920

ELGIN-AMERICAN MANUFACTURING CO.
Elgin, Illinois
1887 - circa 1950

SALIM ELIAS
ca. 1898-1903

SALIM ELIAS & T. ABDOO
Importers, Washington Street, New York City
ca. 1903-1905

THOMAS ELLIN & CO
Sylvester Works, Arundel Street, Sheffield
At least 1892 to at least 1919

ELLIOT, JOSEPH
Sheffield
Trademark: C reversed and C, with cross between
1821-1854 ("More Old Razors" by Lummus. Antiques, May 1927 p.372-374)

JOSEPH ELLIOTT (ELIOT) & SONS
Hollis Croft, Sheffield
ca. 1795 to present

WM. ELLIOT & CO.
New York City.
ca. 1880-1907; in 1907, the firm was taken over by Adolph Strauss & Co., who continued using "Wm. Elliot & Co." as a trademark.

EMPIRE RAZOR
Winsted, Connecticut

Mark used by the Empire Knife Company
ca. 1856-1930

ENGLESWERK
Mark used by the Engles Co., New York City (importers).
ca. 1909-1943

JOHN ENGSTROM ESKILSTUNA
ca. 1874-1918

JOHN ENGSTROM, JR.
Little Valley, New York
ca. 1920-1921

C. FRIEDR. ERN & CO.
Solingen, Germany
ca. 1873-present

EVERMOIST RAZOR CO.
Warren, Rhode Island
ca. 1933

EXCELSIOR CUTLERY CO.
Worcester, Massachusetts
ca. 1893-1895; original name of the Swedish Razor Co.

EYE WITNESS (EYEWITNESS) WORKS
NEEDHAM, VEALL & TYZACK
Sheffield
ca. 1865-1925

BJ EYRE & CO
WIEBUSCH & HILGER LTD
Sheffield
ca. 1878 - at least 1919

F

FENNEY, FREDERICK
Sheffield
1824 - 1852 ("Old Sheffield Razors" by Lummus. Antiques, December 1922 p.261-267)

JOSEPH FENTON & SONS
Sykes Works, Eyre St., Sheffield
1797 to at least 1919

FERRIERI'S FRENCH HONELESS RAZOR
ca. 1920

ALFRED FIELD & CO
Westfield Terrace, Sheffield and Edmund St., Birmingham
at least 1892 - at least 1919

HARRY FISHER
Sheffield
In business in 1892

FLAGG CUTLERY
143 Chambers St., New York City
ca. 1886-1900

FOERY & BAUER
1121 Broadway, Brooklyn, New York
Used "PILGRIM" trademark
ca. 1910-1912

FORD & MEDLEY
Sheffield
In business in 1892

GEORGE FORZLEY & CO.
Importers, 103 Washington St., New York City

ca. 1896

FRIEDMAN (FRIEDMANN) & LAUTERJUNG
New York, New York
In business in 1892

G

GEM CUTLERY CO.
34 Reade St., New York City
ca. 1903-1907; later became the Gem Safety Razor Co.

GENEVA CUTLERY CO.
Geneva, New York
By 1912, the largest US manufacturer of razors. In 1928, firm reorganized as Geneva Cutlery Inc.
Used "GENCO" trademark
ca. 1902-1935

GERMANIA CULTERY WORKS
Germany
ca. 1896-1938. In 1938, the Nazi leadership siezed the company.

WM. GILCHRIST
1851: New York City; 1852: Jersey City; 1861: Philadelphia
Used "RAZOR STEEL" trademark
Lincoln was carrying a Gilchrist pocket knife when he was assasinated
ca. 1851-1861

GOLDEN RULE CUTLERY CO. (G.R.C.)
Chicago, Illinois
ca. 1911-1921

A. GRAEF
320 Broadway, New York City
Inventory manufactured by Wester & Butz, Solingen, Germany
ca. 1905-1908

CHARLES G. GRAH
Indianapolis, Indiana
ca. 1889-1925

GREAVES, WILLIAM
Shefflield
1780-1816 ("Old Sheffield Razors" by Lummus. Antiques, December 1922 p.261-267)

WILLIAM GREAVES
Sheaf Works, Sheffield
ca. 1820 - 1858

WILLIAM GREAVES AND SONS
Sheffield
Built the Sheaf Works (first large factory in Sheffield) in 1823-6
1816 - 1850 ("Old Sheffield Razors" by Lummus. Antiques, December 1922 p.261-267)

GREAVES, W & SONS
THOMAS TURTON & SONS LTD
Sheaf Works, Sheffield
ca. 1845 - at least 1919

GREIST MANUFACTURING COMPANY
New Haven, Connecticut
Razors from ca. 1921-1940, after merging with AC Penn.

GRIFFIN CUTLERY WORKS
Bridgeport, Connecticut, main offices in New York, New York. Briefly in Worcester, Massachusetts from 1919-1921.
ca. 1893 to the present.

H

HAHN, PH.
Importer, New York City.
Specialized in German razors
ca. 1881-1889

HALE BROTHERS
Moorfield Works, Allen Street or Snow Lane, Sheffield
ca. 1871 - 1972

HALL, JONATHAN
Sheffield
1795 - 1830 ("Old Sheffield Razors" by Lummus. Antiques, December 1922 p.261-267)

HAMBLETON, W.B.
Import agency at 221 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA
Used trademark "DIAMONDINE"
ca. 1887-1888

SAMUEL HANCOCK & SONS
Pea Croft Works 1836 - 1847; Mazeppa Works 1847 - 1909. Both Sheffield
Taken over by Reuss & Co. in 1909
ca. 1836 - 1909

THOMAS HANOVER
Columbia St., Bangor, Maine
Began razor manufacture in 1891
ca. 1844 - 1901

THOMAS HARDY & SONS
Milton Street, Sheffield
ca. 1868 - at least 1919

HARRINGTON, HENRY
Southbridge, MA.
1818-1876. His business was, in 1925, still operated as Harrington Cutlery Co. ("More Old Razors" by Lummus. Antiques, May 1927 p.372-374)

HARRIS BROS.
In Chicago from ca. 1915 - 1926; then moved business to New Orleans
ca. 1915 - at least 1926

HARRISON BROS. & HOWSON
Sheffield
1862 - at least 1919

HATEM, NAHOUM
33 Washington St. New York City
Importer of razors
ca. 1903 - 1904

HAWCROFT & PEARSON
Sheffield
1835-1844 ("More Old Razors" by Lummus. Antiques, May 1927 p.372-374)

JOSEPH HAYWOOD & CO
Glamorgan Works, Pond Street, Sheffield
In business in 1892

JA HENCKELS
Solingen, Germany
at least ca. 1731 - present

HERBRAND
Fremont, Ohio
ca. 1894 - 1929

HIBBARD, SPENCER, BARTLETT & CO
Chicago, Illinois
Trademarks used include: "OVB", "Our Very Best", "HibSpeBar", and "ReyONoc"
Now known as True Value Hardware
ca. 1855 - 1960

HM & CO
HILLS, MENKE & CO
Birmingham
In business in 1892

HENRY HOBSON & SON
Sheffield and London
ca. 1868 - at least 1919

HOBSON, HOUGHTON & CO LTD
Don Steel Works, Sheffield
ca. 1863 to at least 1919

JONATHAN HOBSON
Sheffield
In business in 1787

HOLTZ, JACOB
889 Broadway, New York City
ca. 1929 - 1930

HOME RUN RAZOR
Stamped also "Edlis Barber Supply Co., Pittsburgh, PA"
ca. 1893 - 1922

HONELESS RAZOR & CUTLERY CO.
Seattle, Washington
Incorporated 1920

HOOSIER RAZOR
Also marked: "Cas. G. Grah Indianapolis, Ind. Made in Germany"
ca. 1889 - 1925

W & S HORRABIN
Sheffield
ca. 1867

R. HOVENDEN (HOVENDER) & SONS
London
In business in 1892

HOWELL & CO LTD
Sheffield Tube Works, Sheffield
ca 1872 - at least 1919

WR HUMPHREYS & CO
Denby Street, Sheffield
ca. 1875 - at least 1919

HUNOLD
33 Aborn St., Providence, Rhode Island
Importer of razors
ca. 1893 - 1927

HUNT, JONATHAN
Sheffield
1829 - 1837 ("Old Sheffield Razors" by Lummus. Antiques, December 1922 p.261-267)

MICHAEL HUNTER & SONS
Talbot Works, Sheffield
1884 - at least 1892

HUSTLER
CLIFTON & CO LTD
Meadow St., Sheffield
at least 1892 to at least 1919

W & H HUTCHINSON (HUTCHENSON)
Sheffield
ca. 1878 - at least 1919

I

IXL
GEORGE WOSTENHOLM & SON
Rockingham Works ca. 1694 - 1847
Washington Works, Sheffield ca. 1847 - at least 1991

IBBOTSON, PEACE & CO
84 Russell St., Sheffield
Later became W.K. Peace & Company
ca. 1847 - 1864

IMPERIAL KNIFE ASSOCIATED COMPANIES
Main offices in Providence, Rhode Island
Associated with Ulster Knife Co., Schrade, Rogers-Wostenholme, Richards, and Stag Cutlery.
ca. 1945 - present

IMPERIAL RAZOR
Trademark used by A. Kastor & Brothers
ca. 1886 - 1945

INTERNATIONAL RAZOR CO.
Maker of the Presto Safety Razor. ca. 1916 - 1919

IVORY SAFETY RAZOR COMPANY
Railway Exchange Building, Chicago, Illinois.
ca. 1912

J

JACKSON KNIFE & SHEAR CO.
Took over business of Sprague Cutlery Co of Buchanan, Michigan
In 1907, became Jackson Shear & Razor Co.; In 1908 became Jackson Shear Co. By 1920, only shears made.
Fremont, Ohio
c. 1893 - 1904

PW JACKSON & CO
29 W. Maryland St., Indianapolis, Indiana in 1935; moved to 135 S. Illinois St. by 1940; in 1960 at 118 S. Meridian St.
A barber supply co. ca. 1935-1960

WILLIAM JACKSON & CO
Sheaf Island Works, Sheffield
c. 1850 - 1892

JAEGER SUPPLY CO.
Springfield, Illinois
Used "Red Point" trademark of Utica Knife & Razor
ca. 1924 - 1935

CHRISTOPHER JOHNSON & CO
Sheffield
ca 1865 - present

GEORGE JOHNSON & CO
Sheffield
In business in 1892
1810-1855 ("More Old Razors" by Lummus. Antiques, May 1927 p.372-374)

JOHNSON, JAMES
Fitzwilliam Street, Sheffield
1818-1853 ("Old Sheffield Razors" by Lummus. Antiques, December 1922 p.261-267)

JOHNSON WESTERN WORKS
see CHRISTOPER JOHNSON & CO

JEAN JORDEAU INC.
562 5th Ave., New York City and 3rd and Sloan Sts., South Orange, New York.
"ZIP" trademark
ca. 1912 - 1949

M. JUNG
Importer
90 70th St., Brooklyn, NY; moved to 149-151 Church St., New York City in 1921
ca. 1911 - 1923

M. JUNG RAZOR CORP.
252 40th St., Brooklyn, NY (factory); 36 Warren St., New York City (main offices)
ca. 1918 - 1923

NASIB JUREIDINI
1 Eldon St., Sheffield
ca. 1893

SAID KHALIL JUREIDINI
Importer
2 Carlisle St., New York City.
ca. 1893

AR JUSTICE (JUSTUS) CO
14 N. 5th St., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
"Battle Axe" trademark
ca. 1877 - 1937

K

KAMPFE BROS.
ca. 1880 - 1915
In 1915, this firm changed their name to the Star Safety Razor Corporation

FRANK KAPPLER
11 South 6th St, Allentown, Pennsylvania.
ca. 1885 - 1915

A. KASTOR & BROS
New York City
Trademarks used: "Imperial Razor Company", four-leaf clover, "XLNT", "K & Co GERMANY", and others
About 1901, Kastor & Bros purchased the Camillus Knife Company of Camillus, New York. They changed the name in 1902 to the Camillus Cutlery Co. In 1947, the name Kastor was dropped completely, although they are still in business as Camillus.
ca. 1876 - 1947

STANLEY M. KATTELL
35 Oak Street, Binghamton, New York
ca. 1914-1918

KEENOH
Located at the corner of 4th and Fort Streets, Detroit, Michigan
ca. 1907-1911

HENRY KEIDEL & CO.
405-407 West German St., Baltimore, Maryland
ca. 1877-1926

P. KHOURI
No. 60 Washington St., New York City
ca. 1903

FRED W. KIEFER CO.
Kirkwood, Missouri
Trademark: "HONEYGIRL"
ca. 1924 - 1945

KING RAZOR MFG. CO.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; moved to Indiana, Pennsylvania in 1911.
ca. 1904 - 1919

WILLIAM J. KLAUBERG
New York City
ca. 1895 - 1940

KLEEBLATT B.S. CO.
A berber supply company, located in Sioux City, Iowa
ca. 1912-1934

KLEIN & KLEIN
487 Broadway, New York City
In 1919, they became the Lewis Manufacturing Company
ca. 1917-1919

THEO A. KOCH
659 Wells St., Chicago Illinois
Trademark: "Pleezall"
ca. 1913 - 1917

KOKEN BARBER SUPPLY
2528 Texas Ave., St. Louis, Missouri
ca. 1896 - 1925

GEORGE W. KORN RAZOR MANUFACTURING CO.
Little Valley, New York
This factory made razors for many firms, including Case, Cattaraugus, and Sears & Roebuck
ca. 1900 - 1925

R. KORKEMAS & CO
34-40 West Street, New York City
Trademark: "Teddy Bear"
ca. 1907

PAUL A. KRAUSE BARBER SUPPLY
118 S. Capitol Ave., Indianapolis, Indiana
Trademark: "Little Dutch"
ca. 1925

KRAUT & DOHNAL
Chicago, Illinois
Trademarks: "Conquer-All", "Barber's Tip", "TopNotch"
ca. 1902-1937

L

LAFAYETTE CUTLERY CO
Trademark used by Wiebusch & Hilger
ca. 1909 - 1928

LANDERS, FRARY & CLARK
New Britain, Connecticut
ca. 1865 - 1950

WM. LANGBEIN & BROS.
61 Centre Street, New York City until 1917, then Brooklyn, New York
ca. 1910-1940

LAYMAN & CAREY CO.
Indianapolis
ca. 1873-1915

JAQUES LECOULTRE
Switzerland; in 1919, Chas. F. Colomb, West Hoboken, New Jersey was the sole importer
ca. 1830 - 1919

LEDEW
Safety-type razor maker
ca. 1919

LIBERTY BELL RAZORS
Trademark used by A. Shaheen & Co.
ca. 1903 - 1905

LITT CUTLERY CO.
ca. 1918 - 1922

LITTLE VALLEY KNIFE ASSOCIATION
Little Valley, New York
Trademarks: "LVK ASSN", "I Must Kut"
ca. 1900 - 1905

LOCKWOOD BROS LTD
Arundel Street, Sheffield
ca. 1849 - present

HG LONG & CO
LONG HAWKSLEY & MARPLES
LONG HAWKSLEY & CO
Hallamshire Works, Rockingham St., Sheffield
ca. 1846 - present

LUDO SHEAR & RAZOR WORKS
Solingen, Germany
ca. 1930 - 1971

M

MAHER & GROSH
Toledo, OH from 1875; moved to Clyde OH ca. 1963
c. 1875 - present

MALHAMI & SON
Operated by George Malhami, a citizen of Turkey, and his son Gabriel
39 Broadway, New York City
ca. 1904

NAJEEB MALLUK
A citizen of Turkey; import agency at 31-33 Broadway, New York City
ca. 1895 - 1896

MANHATTAN CUTLERY CO
JOHN NEWTON & CO
Manhattan Works, Sheffield
In business in 1892
or
JOHN WATTS
Sheffield
ca. 1855 - 1919 also a trade mark used by BOKER
ca. 1868 - 1906

MANUFACTURERS DEALERS CO
Pittsburg, KS and Boston, MA
ca. 1921

JOSEPH MAPPIN & BROTHERS
No 32 Norfolk Street, Sheffield
1853 - ?? ("Old Sheffield Razors" by Lummus. Antiques, December 1922 p.261-267)
Given ca. 1848 - 1853 in Goins

MAPPIN BROS
Queen's Cutlery Works, Bakers Hill, Sheffield, England from 1851
Founded ca. 1810; Mappin Brothers from ca. 1848 - 1902, when they joined Mappin & Webb

MAPPIN & WEBB CO
Royal Cutlery Works, Norfolk Street, Sheffield
ca 1835 - present

MARATHON RAZOR BLADE CO.
123 - 125 Colt Street, Irvington, NJ
ca. 1923 - 1933

MARPLES & CO
Sheffield
At least 1892 to at least 1919

MARSDEN BROS & CO
Sheffield
In business in 1892

MARSDEN & BEETON
Middlesex Works, Sheffield
At least 1892 to at least 1919

MARCH BROS & CO
Pond Works, Sheffield until 1852
Navigation Works, Sheffield ca. 1853 - 1920

MARSH & SHEPHERD
Castle Hill, Sheffield
ca. 1817 - 1825

MARSHES & SHEPHERD
Sheffield
Pond Works in 1840
1825 - 1850

MATTHEWS & LIVELY
ca. 1905 - 1927

JOHN McCLORY & SONS LTD
Sheffield
ca. 1870 - at least 1919

HUGO MELCHIOR SUPPLY CO.
Omaha, Nebraska with main offices in Chicago, Illinois
ca. 1887 - 1939

METROPOLITAN MANUFACTURING CO
New York, New York
ca. 1896 - 1904

PETER J. MICHELS
New York City and Brooklyn, New York
ca. 1914 - 1955

MILLBURY RAZOR CO.
Millbury, MA. Sold to Case Brothers
ca. 1900

WM. MORLEY & SONS
ca. 1913 - 1927

E. MORRIS MFG. CO.
Detroit, Michigan
ca. 1919 - 1950

JOHN MORTON & CO
Wolverhampton, Sheffield and London
In business in 1892

MOSHEY & RAHAIM
Import agency at 58 West Street, New York City
ca. 1902 - 1906

N

NATIONAL RAZOR MANUFACTURING CO.
Freemont, Ohio and Lisbon, Ohio
ca. 1919 - 1923

NAYLOR & SANDERSON
Sheffield
ca. 1795 - 1830
Became Sanderson Brothers

NAYLOR & SON
Coalpit Lane, Sheffield
Became Naylor & Sanderson

ca. 1787 - 1795

CE NEEDHAM & BROS
21 Sidney St., Sheffield
ca. 1860 - 1953

NEEDHAM, VEALL (VEAL) & TYZACK
Eye Witness Works, Milton Street, Sheffield
ca. 1865 - present

NEV-A-HONE RAZOR STROP CO.
New York
ca. 1906 - 1914

NEW ENGLAND RAZOR CO.
ca. 1935

NEW YORK RAZOR CO.
15 Portland, Boston, MA.
ca. 1905

FRANCIS NEWTON & SONS
Portobello Works, Sheffield
ca. 1838 - 1920

BENJAMIN NICHOLSON & SONS
Shoreham Steel Works, Sheffield
In business in 1892

JOHN NICHOLSON & SONS
Mowbray Steel Works, Sheffield
ca. 1847 - 1953

WILLIAM & THOMAS NICHOLSON
Sheffield
In business in 1797

NILES RAZOR CO.
Fremont, OH
ca. 1926

T. NOONAN & SON
Boston, MA.
Trademark: "TUKUM"
ca. 1901 - 1960

NORRIS, SAMUEL
Sheffield
1795 - 1815 ("Old Sheffield Razors" by Lummus. Antiques, December 1922 p.261-267)

NORTHFIELD CUTLERY CO.
A mark used by NORTHFIELD KNIFE CO.
Connecticut
ca. 1858 - 1919

NORWICH CUTLERY CO.
Norwich, Connecticut
ca. 1890 - 1934

NOVELTY SALES COMPANY
1547 Broadway, New York City
Trademark: "All In One"
ca. 1909 - 1910

JOHN NOWILL (NOWELL) & SONS
Nowill Cutlery Works, Scotland St., Sheffield
1842 - present

O

C & M OBENAUER
213 Washington St., Binghamton, NY
ca. 1895 - 1903

ONTARIO CUTLERY CO.
Geneva, New York
ca. 1904 - present

OSGOOD, BRAY & CO
44 Bedford St. and 19 Avon St., Boston, MA
ca. 1901 - 1905

OWL
WALSH, LOVETT & CO
Birmingham
In business in 1892

P

PAL CUTLERY CO.
ca. 1945 - 1953

PALAZZOLO
425 East 14th St., New York City
ca. 1914

PARKIN
STANIFORTH PARKIN & CO

Sheffield
Trademark: Parkin
1785 - 1800 ("Old Sheffield Razors" by Lummus. Antiques, December 1922 p.261-267)

PARTON AND OSBORNE
Birmingham and Middlesex
In business in 1892

HANNAH PATTEN
Sheffield
At least 1787 to 1803

PEARLDUCK, INC
224 Canal St., New York City
Trademark: "DUBL DUCK"
Formerly Bresduck, Inc.
ca. 1947 - 1952

PEERLESS CUTLERY CO.
513 Broadway, New York City
ca. 1920 - 1921

PELLAR-BAZELON
1 North La Salle St., Chicago, Illinois
Trademark: "Bia Stroke"
ca. 1932

A C PENN
Principal offices/factory at 135-9 Jackson St., Newark, NJ; offices also in the Singer Building, New York City
ca. 1914 - 1940

PENQUIN
A trademark used by Rider Razor Company
ca. 1937 - 1938

PERFECTION CUTLERY CO.
Previously International Razor Co.; later Poughkeepsie Cutlery Works
Trademark: "POCUT"
ca. 1919

JOHN PETTY AND SONS
Perth Works, Garden Street, Sheffield
ca. 1858 - 1953

PHILADELPHIA BARBER SUPPLY CO
ca. 1900 - 1906

CHARLES PICKSLAY & CO
Sheffield
1832 - 1843 ("Old Sheffield Razors" by Lummus. Antiques, December 1922 p.261-267)

PIKE MANUFACTURING CO
Factories in: Pike, NH; Littleton, NH; Evansville, VT; Orleans, IN; Hot Springs, AK; New York Sity
ca. 1917 - 1918

PINE KNOT
Trademark of Belknap Hardware Co.
Louisville, KY.
Circa 1968-1985 (listed ca. 1930 - 1940 in Goins)
Firm sold in 1985; the "Blue Grass Cutlery" company was formed in 1988, and is now using the "Pine Knot" trademark.

C. PLATTS & SONS
Gowanda, New York until 1897, then Eldred, Pennsylvania
ca. 1896 - 1900

C. PLATTS' SONS
Eldred, Pennsylvania
ca. 1900 - 1905

PLATTS BROS
Andover, New York until 1911; then Union, New York
ca. 1907 - 1913

JOHN HENRY POTTERY
Sheffield
1884 - 1938

POUGHKEEPSIE CUTLERY WORKS
Poughkeepsie, NY
ca. 1918 - 1925

PRESTON BROS.
Importers; Norwich, CT
ca. 1899 - 1920

PRIBYL BROS. CELEBRATED CUTLERY
Chicago, Illinois
ca. 1880 - 1905

M. PRICE
San Francisco, CA
ca. 1856 - 1889

PRIMA
KANNREUTHER & CO
Birmingham
In business in 1892

JOHN PRIMBLE
Trademark of Belknap Hardware Co.
Louisville, KY.
Circa 1968-1985
Firm sold in 1985; the "Blue Grass Cutlery" company was formed in 1988, and is now using the "John Primble" trademark.

Q

QUALITY BARBER SUPPLY & CUTLERY CO
1722 W. Roosevelt Rd., Chicago, Illinois
ca. 1921

R

JOHN & WILLIAM RAGG
Nursery Works, Eldon Street, Sheffield
ca. 1825 - 1953

S. RAHAM
60 Washington St., New York City
Previously Rahaim & Malhami
ca. 1902 - 1903

RAHAIM & MALHAMI
ca. 1898 - 1901

RANSOM & RANDOLPH
80 North Pennsylvania St, Indianapolis, IN until 1887; then 513 Jefferson St., Toledo, OH
ca. 1884 - 1892

RAZORINE MANUFACTURING CO
Offices at 69 Warren St., New York City and London, England
ca. 1893 - 1904

RED POINT
Trademark used by the Utica Knife & Razor Co.
ca. 1924 - 1935

REICHARD & SCHEUBER MFG CO
66 Duane St., New York City
Later became American Safety Razor Co.
ca. 1903 - 1920

F. ALFRED REICHARDT
63 Barclay St., New York City
ca. 1882 - 1911

REINHARD - DINKELMANN & CO
607 North Sixth St., St. Louis
ca. 1885

REX RAZOR CO. INC.
New York
ca. 1918

FREDERICK REYNOLDS
Birmingham
In business in 1892

DANIEL H. RIDER
Did business as "Rider Safety Razor Co." and "Gay Blade Co."
New York City
ca. 1930 - 1938

ROBERTS, SMITH & CO
Sheffield
In business in 1828

ROBESON CUTLERY WORKS
Rochester, New York
ca. 1907 - at least 1991

JOSEPH RODGERS (ROGERS) & SONS
Norfolk St., Sheffield
Appointed cutlers to His Majesty King George IV in 1821; chosen as one of 5 firms to make cutlery speciments for presentation to the Duke of York in 1826 ("Old Sheffield Razors" by Lummus. Antiques, December 1922 p.261-267)
1682 - at least 1991

WILLIAM A. ROGERS, LTD
Hartford, Connecticut and New York, New York
ca. 1894 - 1929
Succeeded by Oneida Ltd.

WILLIAM ROGERS, JR
Hartford, Connecticut
1841-1878
Succeeded by Simpson, Hall, Miller & Co.

WILLIAM ROGERS MANUFACTURING CO.
Hartford, Connecticut
1865-1898
Succeeded by International Silver Co.

WILLIAM G. ROGERS
New York, New York
ca. 1901 - at least 1922

WILLIAM H. ROGERS
Hartford, Connecticut
ca. 1888 - at least 1915

WILLIAM H. ROGERS CORP.
Plainfield, New Jersey
ca. 1901 to at least 1918

ROLKA & KLEIN
25 Whitehall St, New York City until 1910; then 110 Grane St.
ca. 1906 - 1911

ROSTFREI
German for "Rust-Free", or Stainless Steel

JOHN RUSSELL CUTLERY CO.
Turner Falls, Massachusetts
ca. 1834 - at least 1922

S

SAMSTAG & HILDER BROS
1200 Broadway, New York City
ca. 1921 - 1922

E E SCHAAF BARBER SUPPLY
Indianapolis, Indiana
ca. 1914 - 1926

J M SCHMID & SON
Providence, Rhode Island
ca. 1871 - 1964

HENRY SEARS & CO
Chicago, Illinois
ca. 1865 - 1879

H. SEARS MFG
Chicago, Illinois
ca. 1879 - 1883

HENRY SEARS & SON
Chicago, Illinois
ca. 1883 - 1897

SEARS, ROEBUCK
Chicago, Illinois
1893 - present

SEEBOHM (SEEBAHM) & DIECKSTAHL
Dannemora Steel Works, Sheffield
ca. 1881 - 1967

K C SEELBACH
260 West Broadway, New York City
ca. 1925 - 1947

JOHN SELLERS & SONS
Sheffield and New York City
ca. 1820 - 1953

SENECA RAZOR & MFG CO
Geneva, New York
ca. 1909

A. SHAHEEN & CO
69 Washington St., New York City
ca. 1903 - 1905

JOHN SHAW & SONS
Wolverhampton and Sheffield
In business in 1892

SHEFFIELD FLATWARE CO. LTD
Sheffield
At least 1892 to at least 1919

SHEFFIELD INDUSTRIAL & PROVIDENT CUTLERY TRADING CO
Sheffield
In business in 1892

SHEFFIELD MFG CORP
New Jersey
ca. 1929 - 1947

SHEFFIELD SAFETY SHAVER CO.
Sheffield
At least 1892 to at least 1919

SHEFFIELD SCISSOR, RAZOR & TOOL CO
Sheffield
At least 1892 to at least 1919

J. SHEPHARD
Birmingham
In business in 1817

SHEPHERD, JOHN
Sheffield
Trademark: Crown and Wolf
1770-1795 ("More Old Razors" by Lummus. Antiques, May 1927 p.372-374); ("Old Sheffield Razors" by Lummus. Antiques, December 1922 p.261-267)

SHERMAN CUTLERY CO.
Keyport, New Jersey
ca. 1901 - 1916

SHUMATE RAZOR CO
Austin, TX until 1904, then St. Louis, Missouri
ca. 1900 - 1920

SHUMATE CUTLERY CO
St. Louis, Missouri
ca. 1920 - 1932

SIMMONS HARDWARE CO
St. Louis, Missouri
Trademark: "KEEN KUTTER"
ca. 1868 - 1960

SLACK & GRINOLD
Bath Works, Sheffield
In business in 1892

SLATER BROS
Arundel Street and Fitzwilliam Street, Sheffield
ca. 1850 - at least 1919

GEORGE SMITH & SONS
Peacroft, Sheffield
Trademark: Cross and "Smith"
In business in 1774
1770-1785 ("Old Sheffield Razors" by Lummus. Antiques, December 1922 p.261-267)

H H SMITH CO
Indianapolis, Indiana
ca. 1945 - 1960

J SMITH & SON
Arundel Street, Sheffield
In business in 1828

SMITH BROTHERS
Boston, Massachusetts
ca. 1860 - 1910

SOUTH BEND CUTLERY CO
405 Madison St., South Bend, Indiana
ca. 1921 - 1923

SOUTHERN & RICHARDSON
Sheffield
1863-1920
ca. 1846 - 1975 in Goins
1847 - ?? ("More Old Razors" by Lummus. Antiques, May 1927 p.372-374)

A. SPAGNA & L CLINCO
New York City
ca. 1912 - 1925

SPERRY & ALEXANDER
New York City
ca. 1893 - 1927

STACEY BROS
Ark Works, Rockingham St., Sheffield
ca. 1847 - 1941

STANDARD RAZOR CO
Wichita, Kansas
ca. 1920 - 1921

STANDART BROS
Detroit, Michigan
ca. 1898 - 1923

WILLIAM STANIFORTH (STANIFARTH)
Hackenthorpe (near Sheffield)
In business in 1892

WILLIAM THOMAS STANIFORTH (STANIFARTH)
Ascend Works, Arundel Lane, Sheffield and 26 Edmund Rd., Old Mill Cottage, Sheffield
ca 1863 - at least 1919
ca. 1852 - 1906 in Goins

STANIFORTH, PARKIN & CO
Sheffield
Trademark: Parkin
1785 - 1800. ("Old Sheffield Razors" by Lummus. Antiques, December 1922 p.261-267)

W. STENTON & SON
New York City
ca. 1846 - 1860

R S STENTON
New York City
ca. 1846 - 1860

B. STRAUSS COMPANY
31 Union Square, New York City
ca. 1909 - 1910

STRUTH & CLOTTU
129 North Wells St., Chicago, Illinois
ca. 1921 - 1922

SWEDISH RAZOR CO
95 Foster St., Worcester, Massachusetts
Formerly Excelsior Cutlery Co (1893 - 1895)
ca. 1895 - 1904

SWEDISH STEEL FORGING CO
Trademark: SSA (Svenska Stalsmides Aktich)
Sole North American distributor: Eric Mellgren of 114-118 West 39th St, New York City
ca. 1918 - 1920

SYRACUSE CUTLERY CO
Syracuse, New York
ca. 1904

T

C J TAGLIABUE
53 Fulton St., New York City
ca. 1906 - 1907

GEORGE H TAYLOR & BROTHER
Times Works, Sheffield
At least 1851 to at least 1892

L M TAYLOR
Cincinnati, Ohio
ca. 1905 - 1925

TAYLOR BROS
Sheffield
At least 1851 to at least 1919

TAYLOR BROS CUTLERY CO
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
ca. 1885 - 1922

TAYLOR WITNESS
NEEDHAM, VEALL (VEAL) & TYZACK
Eye Witness Works, Sheffield
ca. 1865 - 1925

THOMAS TURNER & CO
Suffolk Works, Sheffield
ca. 1834-1921

THOMPSON RAZOR & CUTLERY CO
Baltimore, Maryland
ca. 1919

TIDIOUTE CUTLERY CO
Tidioute, Pennsylvania
ca. 1897 - 1902

TIDIOUTE RAZOR CO
Trademark used by the Union Razor Co.
ca. 1902 - 1906

TIPTON CUTLERY CO
Tipton, Indiana
ca. 1915 - 1920

J S TORRENCE
9 Main St., San Francisco, California
ca. 1914 - 1915

TORREY RAZOR CO
Worcester, Massachusetts
ca 1858 - 1963

TRENTON RAZOR CO
Trademark later used by Boker
ca. 1880 - 1906

JOSEPH TURNER
Worcester, Massachusetts
ca. 1880

TWENTY GRAND
Spencer, Indiana
ca. 1932 - 1948

JOSEPH TYZACK & SON
Heely (near Sheffield)
ca. 1842- at least 1919

U

U J ULERY
7 Warren St., New York City
ca. 1902 - 1921

C F ULMER
Portland, Maine
ca. 1890 - 1928

UNITED DRUG CO
Boston, Massachusetts
ca. 1913 - 1941

UNWIN & ROGERS (RODGERS) LTD.
Globe Works, Sheffield
In business in 1892

UTICA CUTLERY CO
Utica, New York
ca. 1910 - present

UTICA KNIFE & RAZOR CO
Utica, New York
ca. 1924 - 1935

V

VAN CAMP HARDWARE & IRON CO
Indianapolis, Indiana
ca. 1888 - 1960

VOM CLEFF, R
Import agency at 105 Duane St., New York City
Used trademark "DIAMONDINE"
ca. 1885-1926

VONNEGUT HARDWARE CO
Indianapolis, Indiana
ca. 1852 - 1965

ERNEST VOOS
New Haven, Connecticut
ca. 1879 - 1919

W

WADE, ROBERT
Sheffield
1810 - 1818 ("Old Sheffield Razors" by Lummus. Antiques, December 1922 p.261-267)

WADE & BUTCHER
Successor to Robert Wade; succeeded by Butcher, Brown & Butcher
Sheffield
1818-1890 ("Old Sheffield Razors" by Lummus. Antiques, December 1922 p.261-267)

WADE, WINGFIELD (WINFIELD) & ROWBOTHAM
Sheffield
ca. 1835 - 1852

WILLIAM & SAMUEL BUTCHER
WADE & BUTCHER

Eyre Lane, Sheffield.
circa 1845 to at least 1919
1830 - ? ("More Old Razors" by Lummus. Antiques, May 1927 p.372-374)

WALKER & HALL
Electro Works, Sheffield
1852 - 1961

SAMUEL WARBURTON
Holliscroft, Sheffield
at least 1774 to at least 1797

WARBURTON, THOMAS
Sheffield
Trademark: Lisbon
1770-1835 ("More Old Razors" by Lummus. Antiques, May 1927 p.372-374)

WASHINGTON CUTLERY CO
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
ca. 1898 - 1902

EDWARD WECK
New York City and Brooklyn, New York
ca. 1893 - present

WHITE EAGLE CO
332 Washington St., New Britain, Connecticut
ca. 1919 - 1920

WIEBUSCH & HILGER LTD
Import agency in New York City
ca. 1876 - 1928

WILBERT CUTLERY CO
Trademark used by Sears, Roebuck & Co.
Chicago, Illinois
ca. 1908 - 1921

WILKINSON SWORD CO LTD
Arundel Lane, Sheffield
ca. 1772 - present

H. WILKINSON
Front Street, Hartford, Connecticut
ca. 1843

WILLIAM WILSON & SON
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
ca. 1900 to at least 1920

WILSON, HAWKESWORTH, ELLISON & CO
Carlisle Works, Arundel Lane, Sheffield
ca. 1857 - 1864

JACOB WISS CUTLERY CO.
Newark, New Jersey
ca. 1848 - 1885

J. WISS & SONS
Newark, New Jersey
ca. 1885 - 1969, when they were purchased by Boker

A. WITTE CUTLERY CO
New York City and Brooklyn
ca. 1880 - 1930

FRANCIS T WITTE HARDWARE CO
Sheffield and New York City
1856 - at least 1892

CF WOLFERTZ CO
Allentown, Pennsylvania
ca. 1862 - 1873

WOLFERTZ & WALDMAN
Allentown, Pennsylvania
ca. 1873 - 1905

WOLFERTZ & CO
Allentown, Pennsylvania
ca. 1905 - 1944

GEORGE WOODHEAD & SON
Howard St., Sheffield
ca 1845 - 1869

WOODWORTH KNIFE WORKS
Nunda, New York
ca. 1878 - 1921

B WORTH & SON
Sheffield
ca. 1873 - 1953

WOSTENHOLM, GEORGE
Sheffield
1797 - 1823 ("Old Sheffield Razors" by Lummus. Antiques, December 1922 p.261-267)

GEORGE WOSTENHOLM & SON
Successors to George Wostenholm in 1823 ("Old Sheffield Razors" by Lummus. Antiques, December 1922 p.261-267)
Rockingham Works ca. 1694 - 1847
Washington Works, Sheffield ca. 1847 - at least 1991

JOHN WRAGG
Sheffield
ca. 1832 - 1900

XYZ

YANKEE CUTLERY CO
Trademark of Reichard until 1933, then of American Safety Razor
ca. 1903 - 1953

YOUNG SAFETY RAZOR CO
1707 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
ca. 1912 - 1914

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