Carpet Farming with Handmade Toys

Handmade toys were the norm for farm children before the industrial revolution

These knives were available as premiums for subscriptions to the Youth Companion in 1881
To the joy of little boys, and the horror of their mothers, these knives were available as premiums for subscriptions to the Youth Companion in 1881. A knife was given for each new name, and all three had hand-forged blades.