Vintage NEW YORK KNIFE CO English Jack Folding Pocket Knife c.1882-1931 Stag 4 3/8” Long
This is an Antique (if made between c.1882-1918) or Vintage (if made between 1919-1931) NEW YORK KNIFE CO WALDEN “HAMMER BRAND” 4 3/8” Long 2-Blade English Jack Folding Pocket Knife with a Used and Sharpened Carbon Steel Clip Point Main Blade with a Long Nail Pull, a Used and Sharpened Carbon Steel Pen Secondary Blade with a Common Nail Pull, Brown Jigged Bone Stag Scales, a Brightly Polished German Silver Gimp Style Shield Inlaid in the Front Scale, 3 German Silver Handle Pins in Each Scale, Brightly Polished German Silver Rounded Bolsters, Brightly Polished Brass Liners, Two Steel Back Springs with No Cracks or Breaks, Made by the New York Knife Co. that was Located in Walden, New York in Their First Line of Hammer Brand Knives and Made Between c.1882 and 1931.
This NYKC Hammer Brand Knife English Jack has a used and sharpened carbon steel clip point main blade with a long nail pull. The front face has scratches from use and sharpening and only a small cluster of pitting just under the nail pull. The rear face has scratches from use but only a few scattered very light micro-pits. Stamped on the front tang is HAMMER (over) BRAND along with the arm and hammer logo. The knife has a used and sharpened carbon steel pen secondary blade with a common nail pull. The front face has scratches from use and some scattered pitting but mainly from the nail pull to the tang. The rear face has scratches from use and sharpening but is otherwise pretty clean. Stamped on the front tang of the pen blade is NEW YORK (over) KNIFE CO (over) WALDEN. Both blades polished up very well. Both blades still have excellent hard open and close snap and hard half-stops. The knife has a nice set of pocket carried smooth jigged bone stag scales. There’s a nearly impossible to see very tight crack on the rear scale from the center pin angled to the right to the bottom liner. See pictures. Other than this there are no other cracks, splits or missing chips. There is a brightly polished German Silver gimp style shield inlaid in the front scale. There are 3 German Silver handle pins in each scale. The knife has brightly polished German Silver elongated bolsters and brightly polished German a Silver rounded end caps. The blade liners are polished brass. There is some separation between part of the front liner from the scale but the blades still close fine. The knife has two steel back springs. Both are free of any breaks or cracks and both continue to perform the functions they were designed to perform. This vintage New York Knife Company Hammer Brand 2-blade English Jack Pocket Knife is 4 3/8” in length. Additional photos or information on request.
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Item # 42113
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