German kitchen knives design 19th century.
Three selected beautiful, antique kitchen knifes.
The left in the picture was produced by blacksmith Albert Meissner and son in Wuppertal. The knife has the number 51. The inscription is – Guaranteed Solingen. The knife handle is made of black stained wood. The knife blade is attached with brass rivets.
The average kitchen knife in the picture is marked with a crown. Manufacturers was the knife and tool maker factory August Krumm & Sohn, Remscheid. The inscription reads, D.M.R.G. Solingen. D.R.G.M. is the abbreviation for “German Empire usage patterns, patent number” until 1944. The natural colored wood handle, with very nice brass rivets, combined with the knife blade.
The third knife in the picture is from the time of the German Biedermeier in the 1840s. A special feature is the red wood of the knife handle. Whether that is colored or natural wood color. The wooden handle has an unusual weight.