This is a good carrying knife. In addition to popular patterns such as the Trapper, Stockman, Toothpick and Doctors knife collectors may also choose from collector Case Knives designs such as the Hobo, Copperlock, Slim Lock, Cheetah and RussLock. Need an affordable and effective way to buy and sell knives online? Tough and hard-working, this line mirrors the qualities of its users. Case knives are legendary from the farm fields of the Mid-west to the hills of Tennessee to the oil fields of West Texas. For those wanting a stain free blade, Tru-Sharp stainless is available and performs amazingly well for a stain free steel.
Our hands are the ultimate tools. No fighting with your tomato to get a clean cut, no mashing and sawing through chicken, just slice and go. They know that human hands are unique and need to be flexed in order to become sharper with time. Please check out my other listings and add me to your list of favorites. My father carried a Case knife in his pocket at all times. Having 18,000 plus members, the collector club for this brand is the largest brand specific knife club in the world attesting to the popularity of this line of cutlery.
Pre-1920 The above stamps were the most common used by Case on knives that were manufactured in the years prior to 1920. The brothers learned their craft at Cattaraugus Cutlery and soon thereafter left and formed the iconic brand that bears their name. Case also returned to using a long tailed C on the word Case which resembled the older tang stamps. Did you know that Case also makes kitchen cutlery? This is the knife my father carried for over 15 years as a maintenance man at a power plant. I have found that many serious knife collectors disagree with this date range and say that it was actually used from 1919 to 1945.
Recently they have put out a call to action for makers to put their hands to work. My entire life, a little pocket knife was always close at hand. These stamps are located on the tang of the master blade, and can be used to help identify when the knife was manufactured. For each year thereafter, one x removed each year. We bake cakes with them, saw wood with them, and write code to launch people into space with them. Please Note: Bone handle s are manufactured from modern bovine cattle which are not an endangered nor a protected species and that all tortoise shell is imitation. They come with the cool feature of having super easy one hand operation.
Fans of Case love these knives for their steel first and foremost. In addition to offering their full product line, we partner with Case to offer exclusive special factory run knives and series that you can only get through Smoky Mountain Knife Works. Throughout the long history of W. Based in Bradford, Pennsylvania, Case's offerings cover a wide range of product categories, from traditional folding pocket knives and fixed blade sporting knives to limited production commemoratives and collectibles. There are counterfeits out there, so knowing other details about knives of various eras is also important. Pocketworn old red jigged bone handles. .
On some knives in this era, the S in U. No serious collector is without case pocket knives or hunting knives in their collection. Brass liner and pins, with Tru-Sharp surgical steel blades clip and spey. You simply cannot beat the simple style of the Trapper. For clarification, note that ten dots appear on 1970 knives, nine dots appear in 1971 knives, eight on 1972 knives, and so on.