QUILL KNIVES

QUILL CUTTERS ERASERS
Quill machines or quill cutters were in use probably in the16th century and rare examples have survived in France from that period and from Germany and the UK from the the early 17th century.
Early 1600s quill machine (German?) similar to Finlay example but with two cutters £2500
 
Vertical quill machines from the late 17th century and late 18th century
 
Classic Joseph Rodgers quill cutters made from about the mid 1820s until the early 20th c entury