Sterling silver handled Gorham Silver Co paperknife with stainless steel blade with fancy pistol grip handle.
Gorham Silver handled paperknife c1960 - 1970
Lovely USA Gorham Sterling silver (.925) handled paper opener - paper knife with stainless steel blade. The handle is in a fancy pistol pattern and has a nice grip when used. It is in very good condition with a nice soft patina to the silver handle. The blade is stamped with the words "Gorham. Sterling handle. Stainless blade".
This would look stunning on a desk or side table.
Gorham Silver was founded in 1831 and during the 19th and 20th Centuries it was one of the most influential silver companies, making silver for the White House, The America's Yachting trophy etc
We estimate that this paper knife was made in the US in the 1960s or 70s.