The blades were stamped Wade & Butcher, Sheffield, England, which suggests that they were imported.
But Bernard Levine in his Guide to Knives and Their Values (1997) believes that they are more likely to have been made or assembled in America.
The logo has a “biker” look to it, but the Sheffield steel used in Wade Butchers earned them a reputation for incredible shaving comfort.
Robert Wade started his “Old Sheffield Razors” company in New York in 1810 and imported quality Sheffield steel razors for the next eight years.While the company produced a wide range of superb razors, the most sought after by discerning enthusiasts are the large 7/8 and 8/8 ‘barber notch’ razors with their huge “bad ass” smiling wedge blades.Finding one of these in good condition is rare and a worthy challenge for anyone seeking to enhance their collection.A grinding hull with the wooden housing for the grindstones was also largely intact. In 2012, it remains to be seen whether the numerous vacancies will find tenants, so that Butcher Works once again hums with the sound of business activity.But at the least, something of its Victorian grandeur has been preserved.Durham-Duplex failed to capture the mass market for safety razors.Sheehans efforts had echoes of other Sheffield companies, which tried to compete with the industry leader Gillette and were undone by various circumstances, not least the depression.Ouverture d'une fenêtre de dialogue, avec navigation par tabulation pour ouvrir un compte ou se connecter à un compte existant.L'inscription et la connexion peuvent être réalisées via un compte Google ou Facebook.The Wade & Butcher 'TEDDY' was the first stainless steel hunting knife on the market.The 'BOONE' was the carbon steel equivalent; and some knives carried the names 'PIONEER' and 'MANITOU'.