Civil War Period Bone Handled Officer’s Knife and Fork Combination Mess Utensil
Civil War Period Bone Handled Officer’s Knife and Fork Combination Mess Utensil – This combination knife and fork are interlocked for travel; they can be separated for use as a knife and fork. The exterior handles are constructed of bone. Both the fork and knife are marked “BEST ENGLISH CUTLERY” on the bases of each utensil, where they hinge from their respective handles. The interior, interlocking segments of both elements are constructed of brass. This war period, private purchase mess utensil is in excellent condition.