N.C.B. Craftsmans Knife

N.C.B. Craftsmans Knife

N.C.B. Knife.
N.C.B. Knife. Made from a Metal Alloy. Size 6″ inches. Date 1970s to present.

The Belt Gangs would have originally been issued with the Hayden Nilos (conveyor belt company’s) Bone-Handled curved blade folding knives. Later these knives were produced made from Plastic though in later years the gangs used ordinary N.C.B. issue retractable knives (as seen in the images¬† above and left) with the disposable blades.¬†

These were later used by all the colliery Craftsmen and the Belt Gang for cutting conveyor belt.

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