Re: Sheffield I-XL Wostenholm Sailor's knife
« Reply #7 on: March 17, 2009, 06:39:35 PM »
Since I collect knives, I have seen these before. It is called either a rope knife or a rigging knife.The original IXL was made by Geo. Wostenholm co. 1891-1971. The big long thing on side was called a marlin spike for loosening the knots on ship ropes.