Question about Browning Canal Street Knife

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Question about Browning Canal Street Knife

Postby TXSHOOTER » Mon Mar 20, 2017 3:22 pm

Newbie here. Has anyone seen A Canal St Browning like this ? It is double stamped on the left side 254 0f 500. Has not been sharpened . I may put it up for sale but do not have a clue as to value. Thanks for any help. Will be gone Mar 21-28 to Mexico
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Re: Question about Browning Canal Street Knife

Postby TXSHOOTER » Mon Mar 20, 2017 3:43 pm

Forgot to mention the knife is a Browning USA Model 749

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Re: Question about Browning Canal Street Knife

Postby TXSHOOTER » Mon Mar 20, 2017 4:08 pm

Thank you

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Re: Question about Browning Canal Street Knife

Postby Chase » Mon Mar 20, 2017 4:14 pm

Welcome TXShooter! I love the Canal Street Knives and it looks like you have a nice one there! The only issue I would have is that it is double stamped. This was most likely done at Browning as Canal Street would never have let that one leave the factory like that. Now the other option might be that it was done at Canal Street and then it would be a second....not for the open market, and possibly was given to an employee or a customer as a user.

My personal opinion is that it detracts from the knife significantly. Now having said that, there are folks that can possibly remove that double stamping and make the knife more pleasing to the eye without much affect to the performance of the knife, obviously dependent upon how deep the stamping is.

That is the first Browning Canal Street I have seen. I know Canal Street made knives for many manufacturers/companies and just didn't give Browning a thought.

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Re: Question about Browning Canal Street Knife

Postby TXSHOOTER » Mon Mar 20, 2017 4:25 pm

Thank you for the welcome and the good info. I have searched high and low and just cannot find another. I have the tools to remove the stamp other than the 254 of 500. Will have to dwell on it a bit. I'd like to get $100 for it if I sell it. Will be listing some other knives after our trip. Thanks again and best regards. Buddy V..

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Re: Question about Browning Canal Street Knife

Postby JAMESC41001 » Wed Mar 22, 2017 11:09 pm

This pattern was made toward the end of 2008. They were ground and profiled in ellenville. Can't remember the handle material by they look real nice.
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Re: Question about Browning Canal Street Knife

Postby philco » Thu Mar 23, 2017 12:16 pm

Nice looking knife. Does it have a Canal Street stamp on the opposite tang ?
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