Evel Casket Co., Ltd. Pocket Knife

$195.00

Description

Antique funeral home advertising at it’s best! This Evel Casket pocket knife is beautifully etched.! The points are sharp and clean, blades open easily smooth action no corrosion. Excellent condition and a unique rare form of advertising for a casket company.

James Joseph Evel (1849-1932) founder of the Evel Casket Co., and a director of Mercury Mills. They lived at 51 Stanley Ave. Evel and his wife worked with others to found the Hamilton Sanatorium, and the Evel Pavilion is named after him. Evel also helped to found the Hamilton Health Association and was president for twenty-five years. The Evels were members of Central Presbyterian Church where he was an elder. He was a 33rd degree Mason.

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