Vintage CHALLENGE STAINLESS Equal End Senator Pen Folding Pocket Knife Blade Etch c.1905-1928
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This is a Vintage CHALLENGE CUTLERY CORP BRIDGEPORT CONN STAINLESS 2-Blade Equal End Senator Pen Folding Pocket Knife with a Lightly Used and Sharpened Stainless Steel Spear Point Main Blade with a Common Nail Pull and CHALLENGE STAINLESS Etched on the Front Face, a Used and Sharpened Stainless Steel Pen Secondary Blade with a Common Nail Pull, a Set of Multi-shaded Green Swirl Celluloid Scales in Perfect Condition with No Cracks, Splits or Missing Chips, Brightly Polished Nickel Silver Rounded Bolsters, Three (3) Polished Nickel Silver Handle Pins in Each Scale, Brightly Polished Brass Blade Liners, a Single Steel Back Spring, 3 1/2” in Length, Made by the Challenge Cutlery Co Located in Bridgeport, Connecticut Between c.1905-1928.
This is a used and sharpened Challenge Cutlery Co 2-Blade Equal End Senator Pen Folding Pocket Knife. The knife has a lightly used and lightly sharpened stainless steel narrow spear point main blade with a common nail pull. The front face has a single speck and more evidence of cleaning the blade than using the blade. Etched on the front face is CHALLENGE STAINLESS. The rear face has some light scratches from use but is otherwise clean. Stamped on the front tang is CHALLENGE (over) CUTLERY CORP (over) BRIDGEPORT (over) CONN. Stamped on the rear tang is STAINLESS (over) STEEL. The knife has a used and unsharpened stainless steel pen secondary blade with a common nail pull. Both faces have quite a few scratches from use and sharpening but are otherwise clean Stamped on the front tang is STAINLESS (over) STEEL. The spear blade is quiet on both open and close and has a light half-stop. It also doesn’t seat all the way down in the well when closed but I haven’t found what it is that’s causing it. The back spring is fine. The pen blade has excellent snap on both open and close and a hard half-stop. The knife has a great looking set of multi-shaded green swirl celluloid scales in excellent plus condition with no cracks, splits or missing chips. There is a brightly polished nickel silver narrow bar shield inlaid flush in the center of the front scale. There are three (3) nickel silver handle pins in each scale. The knife has brightly polished nickel silver rounded bolsters but the liners are polished brass. The knife has a single steel back spring with no cracks or breaks and it still continues to perform the functions it was designed to perform. The knife is 3 1/2” in in length and made in Bridgeport, Connecticut between c.1905-1928. Additional photos or information on request.
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Item # 58096
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