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Hallmark Help!!

I can post one picture of the hallmarks, I have more detailed pics of the item in question.

From what I can see, there are the letters EPNS in script form - Electroplated Nickel Silver.
I can’t help with the makers ‘RS’.

These items have me stumped. I found them in a box lot of old surgical instruments. One is 12", 14" and 16" sharply pointed and tapered like bayonet. Large loop ot the other end. if you would like to see the detailed photos…

Sounds like they could be amputation knives, if the are sharp all the length of the blade.