Canal Street Cutlery Numbering System

All Canal Street Cutlery Knives are designated with a unique numeric code.

  • 1st number from left (1 thru 9) = Number of Blades.
  • 2nd number from left (1 thru 9) = Bolster material.
    • 1 = Nickel Silver
    • 2 = Brass
    • 3 = Stainless Steel
    • 4 = Sterling Silver
    • 5 = Gold
    • 6 = Titanium
    • 7 = Custom
  • 3rd Number from left (1 thru 9) = Type of Blade Steel
    • 1 = 1095 high carbon
    • 2 = 420 high carbon
    • 3 = D2
    • 4 = BG 42
    • 5 = 440C
    • 6 = ATS 34
    • 7 = S30V
    • 8 = Stainless Damascus
    • 9 = Custom
  • 4th Number from the left (1 thru 9) = Handle Material.
    • 1 = Natural Wood
    • 2 = Stabilized Wood
    • 3 = Stagged Bone
    • 4 = Smooth Bone
    • 5 = Patterned Bone
    • 6 = Natural Horn
    • 7 = Mother of Pearl
    • Blacklip Pearl
    • Custom
  • 5th, 6th, & 7th Numbers from the left = Pattern Type.
    • 01 = Jack Knife
    • 02 = Stockman (medium square bolsters)
    • 03 = Stockman (large serpentine)
    • 04 = Trapper
    • 05 = Muskrat
    • 06 = Whittler
    • 07 = Swing Guard Lockback
    • 08 = Congress
    • 09 = Folding Hunter
    • 10 = Doctor’s Knife
    • 11 = Pen Knife
    • 12 = Rigid Skinning Knife
    • 13 = Rigid Drop Point
    • 14 thru 30 are reserved for future Canal Street patterns
    • 31 thru 999 are reserved for Custom and Limited Edition patterns