The first indicates the handle material, the second digit represents the number of blades and the last two digits are the factory pattern numbers. For each year thereafter, they removed one dot. Named after the Rogers Manufacturing Company of Rockfall, Connecticut, which produced it. A couple years ago, it was just so bitter cold. Rogers Bone handles were revived on several patterns in 1989. The company's original factory in burned down in 1912.
The peach seed jig handle makes it as handsome as it is tough. Case and Sons Cutlery Company has been a leading American manufacturer. Case re-introduced the Hobo 54 in 1983. The blade, W R Case and Sons and part of Bradford is clearly visible so, according to my knowledge, experience and documentation says it is from the 1905 to 1920 era. By choosing to sign in you are agreeing to the set forth by W.
The system was revived in 1993 and continues today in similar form. And is a round point blade with shoulder. A ten-dot 1970 knife will almost command a higher collector value than any other dots knives, and knives from the first few years of the era will usually bring a little more than those from the end of the era. Flat yellow will usually bring a slight premium of no more than 10%. Throughout the long history of W.
The CopperLock In 1997, Case introduced the CopperLock. This pattern features a liner lock and a gimped lever for convenient one-hand opening. If you disagree and can verify your opinion please let me know, I do not know it all and do not claim to. With each logo change there were some knives, such as the 6488 and the 64052, which had two blades stamped with the Case logo. Case has also won awards for advertising and marketing, for instance its packaging designs won in two categories at the North American Packaging Competition for Excellence: Best Family Packages and General Superiority According to End-Use Household. In addition, the company offers a variety of commemoratives and collectables, and promotional family and gift sets.
Your input would be very welcome. Case uses a unique tang stamp dating system used since the very early days of its history. Need an affordable and effective way to buy and sell knives online? The dots started in 1993, and one was removed for every year until 2000. . There are counterfeits out there, so knowing other details about knives of various eras is also important. In 1980, the stamping was again changed. During the 1965 flight of the , astronauts and used special Case knives on a space mission.
Everybody was also trying to get coffee but, by the time you got coffee and brought it back to your booth, it was stone cold. The SlimLock The SlimLock was originally produced in 2005 as a tribute to John Russell Case. Red stag can be found in additional to regular stag, and will bring a good deal more. These stamps are located on the tang of the master blade, and can be used to help identify when the knife was manufactured. Case has a long history as a quality leader. A Case packaging design won the Best of the Show Award at the North American Packaging Competition for Excellence in the Collector's Item category. Some of these displays can still be found intact, but individual knives that have been on those boards usually fade on one side and do not bring as much as knives of the same stamping that were not on a board.
The Case SlimLock won an Editor's Choice Award from Magazine. When the pattern numbers were stamped on each knife produced. This is a hard one to read and I could be very far off but here is my read of this razor. The pattern number 1953 represents the year Russ Case died. After the show started, the number of people who came by to see us was impressive.
We wound up breaking down early that day. Hi, not sure if anyone here can help me or not. At times, the company would substitute brass for nickel silver. Beginning with , Case has made military knives for U. It was an ominous feeling, not knowing what to expect, but once I go there I remember being very impressed with our own booth and the number of man-hours it took to get it up and ready. We set up early in the morning, and I wound up doing one interview.