Great Eastern Cutlery Knife Collector’s Guide

Howard and Ken Daniels, owners of Great Eastern Cutlery also known as GEC, have over 60 years of experience in the cutlery industry. GEC specializes in highly collectable and premium quality usable pocket knives, hunting knives and kitchen knives. GEC is noted for it’s American craftsmanship and traditional hands on manufacturing methods and is located in Titusville, PA at the site formerly known as Cyclops Specialty Steel. The historic building is open to the public where you can observe skilled craftsman at work in a unique and panoramic manufacturing environment. These are highly crafted traditional knives handled with exotic hardwoods, North American cattle bone and Genuine stag. The jigging is also done on site in the GEC bone works. The blades of these quality knives are crafted from either high carbon steel or stainless steel and have tang stamps that include Tidioute Cutlery, Northfield UN-X-LD and Great Eastern Cutlery. The company also makes other knife brands on contract.

Below you will find valuable resources to help with a budding GEC hobby.

Knife Numbering System Guide to the Great Eastern Cutlery knife numbering system
Image Gallery Click here to view images of all the patterns GEC has made since the Company’s inception in 2007.
GEC Specific Knife Discussion Board This is a great place to chat about GEC knives. We welcome show & tell, Q&A, & much more.
GEC’s for Sale at AAPK Click here to view all of the Great Eastern Cutlery knives available for sale in the AAPK member stores.