The writing on the knives reads:
Lifetime Stainless Steel
Made in Sheffield England
There are two noticeable boo-boos, as seen in picture 5. A burn mark on one handle and nasty scratches on one blade. Other than that, they have the normal wear marks of a set manufactured in the late 40's.
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