Fork and knife set made from approx 1880's to 1920's. Hand forged 9" carbon steel blade has been sharpened in some but is still full of life, stag grips with brass pin in center are nice and secure with nickel silver ferrules and but caps. The Copley's patented guard is nice and tight and the tines are straight. Blade has a fresh edge.
Andrew Jackson Jordan was an American from St Louis who set up a knife manufacturing business in Sheffield (the East India works) and imported knives to the USA made at the East India Works and on contract for A J Jordan by other Sheffield manufacturers.