Cattaraugus Bolster Variations
On Cattaraugus Knives, The the second digit of the pattern number indicates the type of bolsters used to make the knife. For example: the pattern # 21819 tells you that the knife will have front bolsters only because the # 1 is used by Cattaraugus to indicate a single front bolster.
Below, you will find a list of all of the bolsters used by Cattaraugus. You will also find pictures for clarification.
0 = No bolsters
1 = Front bolsters only
2 = Front and rear bolsters
3 = Tip bolsters
4 = Front and rear bolsters with easy open feature
5 = Slant bolsters