Knickerbocker Silver Co.
Port Jervis, NY 1894-1962 Successor to J.A. Babcock & Co. as
the Knickerbocker Manufacturing Co. Changed names to the
Knickerbocker Silver Co. by 1897. Succeeded by the Crescent
Silverware Manufacturing Co. in 1962.
A trademark of the American Ring Co. of Waterbury, CT,
from 1914 to c. 1920.
Originally a trademark of the Simmons Hardware Co. and subsequently
owned by a series of different companies. The age of an item can roughly
be determined by the name of the company written above the Keen Kutter logo.
1866 - 1940
1940 - 1960
c. 1962 - 1990s
Blank (on pocket knives)
Simmons Hardware Co.
Shapleigh Hardware Co.
Frost Cutlery Co.
Philadelphia, PA c. 1855-1870
King Edward Silverplate
A trademark of the National Silver Co.
Kronheimer Oldenbusch Co.
New York, NY 1909-1942
Kann & Sons / Kann & Sons Mfg. Co.
Baltimore, MD 1870-1898 Organized as the Kann & Sons Mfg. Co. in 1885.
Succeeded by the Kann Bros. Silver Co. in 1898.
Kottle Cutlery Co.
A trademark of the Continental Mfg. Co. for cutlery goods.
A trademark brand of the McGlashan-Clarke Co., Ltd.
New York, NY 1879-1929
Kann Bros. Silver Co.
Baltimore, MD 1898-1913
Successors to the Kann & Sons Mfg. Co.