Case Knife Reference Guide
The links in the table below offer a detailed explanation and reference to the countless stamps and markings found on Case knives.
|Case’s Knife Numbering System||This link will explain W.R. Case’s numbering system that the company uses to represent knife patterns, handle materials, and other characteristics about its knives.|
|Blade Abbreviations||In addition to the pattern number, W.R. Case often stamps additional letters that represent certain blades or other unique characteristics incorporated in their knives. This link contains information about these characters.|
|Dating Case Knives||This link will provide information about Case’s tang stamps, and how they can be used to identify when a knife was made.|
The following links offer illustrations and information pertaining to the many different knives manufactured by Case.
|Case Knives by pattern number||This link lists most of Case’s knife patterns by their factory pattern number, shows a picture, and gives each knife a name, along with a description.|
|Case Knives by name||This link lists most of W. R. Case’s knife patterns by name alphabetically. Here you will find pictures, descriptions, and the pattern number that has been assigned to each knife.|
These links will show images and descriptions of the materials and components used by Case and how they are put together.
|Handle Materials used by Case||Here you will find pictures and descriptions of the various handle materials used by Case. They are listed by their respective handle number designation.|
|Blades and blade material used by Case||Here you will find pictures of the various blades that are used on Case knives along with the various materials that they are made of.|
|The Construction of a Case Knife||Here you will find an in depth look at the components of a Case knife, and how they are put together.|
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