Historical information

These knives were used during beet harvesting. The beets were mechanically lifted, with workers following to pick up each beet, removing the tops with these knives.

Physical description

A beet knife with a long blade which has a pointed end. The handle is short and brown with four rivets in it that have one black dot in the centre of each.

Inscriptions & markings

"Joseph ---- & Sons, Endure, Sheffield" on the knife blade