Knives were popular and highly useful items of the Great Lakes fur trade. Generally of French or British manufacture, knives came in two major types.
Clasp knife blade, probably French, 1730-1750.
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Case knife w/VI of 18th cen. Sheffield cutler Wm. Parker.
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Case knife w/Cross & L stamp, British, 1780-1830.
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Folding knife probably British, late 18th century.
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Case knife probably French or British, 18th century.
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Case knife French or British, 18th century.
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Knife blade possibly of cutler Jean Tivet French 1730-1750.
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