Old Keen Kutter Knives

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Old Keen Kutter Knives

Postby Miller Bro's » Fri Aug 12, 2011 10:37 pm

This trademark has a long history with knife manufacturers and many of the best knife companies made knives with this mark. According to Goins E.C Simmons started using the Keen Kutter trademark in 1870-1940, Shapleigh used it from 1940-60, and Val Test from 1960-65. So for over 140 years this mark has been used on their products and more specifically pocket knives.

Here is a nice old Keen Kutter marked Cattle knife. It has grooved bolsters, Nickle Silver Trim, jigged bone handles and an etched blade, what more could you want in an old pocket knife?? ::drool::

Let`s see your old Keen Kutter`s! ::tu::
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Re: Old Keen Kutter Knives

Postby tjmurphy » Fri Aug 12, 2011 11:56 pm

Man, that's a pretty knife Dimitri ::tu::
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Re: Old Keen Kutter Knives

Postby Miller Bro's » Sat Aug 13, 2011 1:27 am

Thanks Tom, glad someone likes it ::nod::

Here is an old box the knives originally came in :wink:
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Re: Old Keen Kutter Knives

Postby Owd Wullie » Sat Aug 13, 2011 1:35 am

::tu::

Great old knife, D!!
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Re: Old Keen Kutter Knives

Postby Miller Bro's » Sat Aug 13, 2011 7:32 am

Thanks Willie! :)

Here is a nice old pearl Keen Kutter and a picture of the shield they used on their Scout/utility knives.
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Re: Old Keen Kutter Knives

Postby paulsvintage » Sat Aug 13, 2011 11:03 am

::tu:: great ones . love when you can get a knife with the box.
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Re: Old Keen Kutter Knives

Postby galvanic1882 » Sat Aug 13, 2011 11:43 am

Great knives I love the old KK's and the box is really neat!!!

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Re: Old Keen Kutter Knives

Postby Miller Bro's » Sat Aug 13, 2011 1:49 pm

Thanks Paul and Mike ::tu::


Mike, you must have a couple nice specimens to add to this thread ::nod:: :wink:
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Re: Old Keen Kutter Knives

Postby thawk » Sat Aug 13, 2011 1:53 pm

I'd arm wrestle you for that cattle knife! ::sneaky::

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My only Keen Kutter. Peachseed rough black. Marked 886 on the back tang. It is a Schrade Walden 833 pattern.

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Re: Old Keen Kutter Knives

Postby paulsvintage » Sat Aug 13, 2011 1:59 pm

::tu:: Nice THAWK .......one Half Congress
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Re: Old Keen Kutter Knives

Postby thawk » Sat Aug 13, 2011 2:03 pm

paulsvintage wrote:::tu:: Nice THAWK .......one Half Congress

Same to you Paul. That is a Schrade Walden 774 pattern I do believe. A beauty too. ::nod::
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Re: Old Keen Kutter Knives

Postby Miller Bro's » Sat Aug 13, 2011 2:13 pm

thawk wrote:I'd arm wrestle you for that cattle knife! ::sneaky::


Deal!! :lol:


Nice one Paul, I really like the ones with Keen Kutter stamped into the shieldImage
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Re: Old Keen Kutter Knives

Postby galvanic1882 » Sat Aug 13, 2011 2:23 pm

Yes Dimitri I have a few, here is one of them. Got it in Arizona last year at a gun show. Sorry for the bad pictures I will post pics of my others tomorrow.
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Re: Old Keen Kutter Knives

Postby Miller Bro's » Sat Aug 13, 2011 2:28 pm

Nice one! ::drool:: and a Physician`s knife to boot ::tu:: 8)
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Re: Old Keen Kutter Knives

Postby Iron Hoarder » Sat Aug 13, 2011 9:05 pm

I'm afraid mine aren't pretty but I like'em :D

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