John Chatillon and Sons was a New York manufacturer of scales. The company was established in 1835 and operated until being sold to Ametek in 1997. Chatillon is an Ametek trade name. Products included springs, counter scales, beam scales, spring scales, butcher supplies, saws, pocket cutlery, and ice tools.
Foster Brothers was a New York cutlery manufacturer established in 1878. Owners were Frank & Allie Foster. Chatillon bought the Fulton, New York company in 1883. The Foster division operated for about 70 years. Foster Brothers meat cleavers are especially collectable.
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