Kent’s Knife Cleaner Sharpening Machine Primitive 1882

Kent's Knife Cleaner 1882 Vintage

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Kent's Cleaner

I found this nice machine at an estate sale here in California. After doing some research I found that I had a very rare piece of art here. This Antique is over 127 years old, it was use to clean knives back in the day before they were stainless steel. This machine was made by George Kent of High Holborn, London. Knives are placed in the slots at the top of the rotary oak box. Inside are roller sharpeners, and felt buffers and bristles which clean and polish both sides of the knife at the same time. An abrasive powder is poured through the chute. The rotary action constantly raises the polishing powder from the supply chute. For mor info check out this beauty below.

This beauty is up for auction on ebay type in    Kent's knife cleaner

 

Comments 6 comments

M Bailhache 6 years ago

I HAVE ONE THE SAME BUT IT STANDS ON THE FLOOR IT IS 4 FEET HIGH AND IS THE SAME ONE. I LIVE IN JERSEY CHANNEL ISLANDS


Christa Volschenk 5 years ago

I bought something similar in Theunissen South Africa recently. My knife polisher is in a very good condition.


Julia Foster 5 years ago

I have one too... with a full box of polishing powder tubs.... Mint.... If any one would like to buy it... What would it be worth ?


janie 5 years ago

I recently purchased one from an antique store in Baton Rouge LA in fantastic condition. the owner said she has another coming from Europe in the next few mnths


Adrian Bocca. 2 years ago

Buenas noches, escribo desde Argentina, ( Bs As) Esta hermosa afiladora , esta a la venta?? Mail : boccacadrian@hotmail.com Muchas gracias por su tiempo.


frank 2 years ago

i just purchased one from an antique store in shakspere Ontario fell in love with it the look of it fantastic condition

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