We are looking for information about the knife and the Burley Knife Company circa.1938-1939.
This is what we know:
The Burley Knife Co.was in Shelbyville KY, The knife was used to split burley to put on a stick.It was made near the Planters Warehouse on Kentucky Street.
The man who made these knives may have been Ray Weller, head of the Fair Board. The tobacco knife was a possession of Ray Patterson of Harrisonville, KY and presented by Sanford Roberts on 1-11-2012.