knife marked “Max Kuner” and “W&H” on the blade. “EAB” engraved in script monogram on front of
handle. The knife is 7⅝ inches in
length. Weight is 1.2860t oz.
Kuner in 1866 was advertising as a watch maker in Vicksburg, Mississippi. We know this because of a drawing in Harpers
Weekly, dated June 30, 1866. Drawing is
10½ inches wide by 15½ inches in length.
The drawing is offered with the knife.
The silver manufacturer, Wood & Hughes, of New York City, exported
extensively to Southern merchants before and after the War Between the
States. The price includes the knife and