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OXL knives (or rather I*XL knives) are one of the most well known Sheffield steel trademark brands. George Wostenholm was the original developer and innovator for this design. He set up the George Wostenholme & Sons company, and around the year 1820, the name then got shortened. In 1826, they acquired the brand name I*XL, so all I*XL knives were generally believed to have been produced after 1826. The blades had a few different named markings through the next few years, generally along the lines of I*XL Geo. Wostenholm, Rockingham Works, Sheffield (or Washington Works after 1848) taking us to 1885 when the markings on the blades would showcase the I*XL logo, and would be along the line of George Wostenholm I*XL Cutlery. In 1890, all imported goods needed to be marked with their country of origin, so the knives made before 1890 started being marked with Sheffield, England, and with some being made after being marked as simply Sheffield. The company continued to trade until around 1971, when much of the company's documents and stock were shipped to America by Bill Adams.

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IXL Wostenholm Bowie IXL6054 Price : $191.69 IXL Wostenholm Bowie. 10 1/2" overall. 6" EN9 carbon steel blade with fileworked top edge. Full tang Add to Wishlist
IXL Wostenholm IXL Hunter IXLNKRW4LS Price : $65.84 IXL Wostenholm IXL Hunter. 8 1/4" overall. 4 1/4" stainless blade. Full tang. Brown wood handle. Bla Add to Wishlist
IXL Wostenholm Military Knife IXLJSLS Price : $236.22 IXL Wostenholm Military Knife. 12 1/4" overall. 7" steel blade with blackened finish. Full tang. Bro Add to Wishlist