Desk set (two-piece), consisting of a letter opener and scissors, belonging to Sir George Reid, silver plate/gold plate, J A Henckels, Zwillingswerk, Solingen, Germany, 
The letter opener has a long, thin, plain blade with a round end. One side bears the inscription 'Blyth/ Oct. 1917'. The patterned handle is decorated with floral motifs within ornate curved elements, and shows the remains of gold plating. The end of the knife is a gold plated palmette. The scissors appear to be part of the same desk set, and have floral patterned handles with similar gold plating.
(-1) Letter opener