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George Brittain


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A large near wedge from Brittain, Wilkinson & Brownell circa 1830. In 1784 George Brittain, Jonathan Wilkinson, Peter Brownell and Joseph Ibberson launched a new cutlery partnership in Brittain's workshop. Several trade makers were used one of which was 'GB' with a maltese cross. From 1815 through the 1830's the business was managed by George Brittain's 3rd son Verdon. Verdon died in 1843 and the families parted.
The significance of the anchor is unknown but is frequently seen with the 'GB' and maltese marks.

I am still working on the razor so there will be additional photos in the near future

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removed the rust and the chip

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scales are bad

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