R. Murphy Company is an American manufacturer based in Ayer, Massachusetts. The company has been making cutlery in the Boston area since 1906, but have making knives in Massachusetts since 1850. Their line of products includes fishing, carpet and industry specific knives and tools. We find the R. Murphy Clam Knives and Oyster Knives to be the absolute best quality available and we are happy to include them in the Knife Merchant assortment of professional culinary tools. The blades of these Oyster and Clam knives are available in an a variety of types and thicknesses, and we feature only the tope of the line commercial blades. You can't have too strong a blade on an oyster knife.