Show off your Winchester Knives

Winchester entered the knife market as a manufacturer in 1919 by acquiring two existing knife companies; Eagle Knife Co. of Connecticut & Napanoch Knife Co. of New York. Winchester stepped away from the market in 1942 to focus on war related manufactured products, but re-entered in the late 1980s by licensing its name to Blue Grass Cutlery. Blue Grass had high quality knives made by Queen Cutlery that featured the Winchester brand name for a handful of years until the license arrangement ran its course. Winchester eventually started licensing to other companies & now you will find the brand name used by several knife manufacturers by way of license agreements.
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Re: Show off your Winchester Knives

Postby woodwalker » Wed Jul 24, 2019 12:27 am

I got a few. Not the best pictures but here they are. A 4920 Gunstock Lobster. A 2377 Pearl Pen. A 2306 Pearl Pen. A 2908 Bone Pen and an Assortment Toothpick. Thanks for looking. :)
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Re: Show off your Winchester Knives

Postby woodwalker » Wed Jul 24, 2019 12:30 am

And more. :)
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Re: Show off your Winchester Knives

Postby 1967redrider » Wed Jul 24, 2019 3:27 pm

Those are awesome!!! ::tu:: ::tu::


I'm trying to figure out why antique Winchester knives are so scarce, given the number of pocket knives they produced? Working the E.C. Simmons angle to see if I can find some answers. If Simmons Hardware was taking all they could produce, under the Keen Kutter logo for 17 years, that might explain something. ::hmm::
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Re: Show off your Winchester Knives

Postby doglegg » Wed Jul 24, 2019 3:59 pm

ww usually lobster knives don't interest me but you have the exception. that is a very fine knife. Great old worn bones and wonderful shape and blades. ::tu:: ::tu::

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Re: Show off your Winchester Knives

Postby woodwalker » Wed Jul 24, 2019 10:42 pm

1967redrider wrote:Those are awesome!!! ::tu:: ::tu::


I'm trying to figure out why antique Winchester knives are so scarce, given the number of pocket knives they produced? Working the E.C. Simmons angle to see if I can find some answers. If Simmons Hardware was taking all they could produce, under the Keen Kutter logo for 17 years, that might explain something. ::hmm::

Redrider you could be onto something. I have a KK that Danno said was probably made by Winchester. I will post a picture of it soon. :)

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Re: Show off your Winchester Knives

Postby woodwalker » Wed Jul 24, 2019 10:45 pm

doglegg wrote:ww usually lobster knives don't interest me but you have the exception. that is a very fine knife. Great old worn bones and wonderful shape and blades. ::tu:: ::tu::

Thank you Doglegg! I got that one in a trade with Ed Landers. I really liked it and was able to trade for it. Appreciate your comments. :)

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Re: Show off your Winchester Knives

Postby woodwalker » Wed Jul 24, 2019 11:07 pm

1967redrider wrote:Those are awesome!!! ::tu:: ::tu::


I'm trying to figure out why antique Winchester knives are so scarce, given the number of pocket knives they produced? Working the E.C. Simmons angle to see if I can find some answers. If Simmons Hardware was taking all they could produce, under the Keen Kutter logo for 17 years, that might explain something. ::hmm::

Redrider I put my EC Simmons Keen Kutter probably made by Winchester in that thread. I think you may be onto something with your theory. :)

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Re: Show off your Winchester Knives

Postby 1967redrider » Thu Jul 25, 2019 1:50 pm

woodwalker wrote:
1967redrider wrote:Those are awesome!!! ::tu:: ::tu::


I'm trying to figure out why antique Winchester knives are so scarce, given the number of pocket knives they produced? Working the E.C. Simmons angle to see if I can find some answers. If Simmons Hardware was taking all they could produce, under the Keen Kutter logo for 17 years, that might explain something. ::hmm::

Redrider I put my EC Simmons Keen Kutter probably made by Winchester in that thread. I think you may be onto something with your theory. :)


Hopefully others with way more knowledge on the situation than me will reply. ::tu:: ::tu::
Pocket, fixed, machete, axe, it's all good!

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Re: Show off your Winchester Knives

Postby Eye Brand Man » Sat Aug 10, 2019 9:03 pm

Snagged this one at a gun show recently. 3933 Whittler. Still has etch
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Re: Show off your Winchester Knives

Postby KV10 » Sat Aug 10, 2019 9:13 pm

Eye Brand Man wrote:Snagged this one at a gun show recently. 3933 Whittler. Still has etch

Very nice Eye Brand Man!!!

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Re: Show off your Winchester Knives

Postby 1967redrider » Sat Aug 10, 2019 10:05 pm

KV10 wrote:
Eye Brand Man wrote:Snagged this one at a gun show recently. 3933 Whittler. Still has etch

Very nice Eye Brand Man!!!


I agree and ::welcome:: to AAPK, KV10. ::tu:: ::tu::
Pocket, fixed, machete, axe, it's all good!

You're going to look awfully silly with that knife sticking out of your @#$. -Clint Eastwood, High Plains Drifter

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Re: Show off your Winchester Knives

Postby KV10 » Sun Aug 11, 2019 1:50 am

1967redrider wrote:
KV10 wrote:
Eye Brand Man wrote:Snagged this one at a gun show recently. 3933 Whittler. Still has etch

Very nice Eye Brand Man!!!


I agree and ::welcome:: to AAPK, KV10. ::tu:: ::tu::

Thank you Reddrider.

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Re: Show off your Winchester Knives

Postby peanut740 » Sun Aug 11, 2019 2:10 am

Eye Brand Man wrote:Snagged this one at a gun show recently. 3933 Whittler. Still has etch

::tu:: ::tu::
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Re: Show off your Winchester Knives

Postby Winchester M21 » Sun Aug 11, 2019 2:51 am

Eye Brand Man wrote:Snagged this one at a gun show recently. 3933 Whittler. Still has etch

Wow!!! :shock:
Life is too short to carry an ugly knife!!
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Re: Show off your Winchester Knives

Postby WillyCamaro » Sun Aug 11, 2019 2:57 am

You can say that again! ::drool:: ::drool:: ::drool::
To bad them, there, are, waaaaaaay to far out of me checky book range...I like/buy to many other knives anyway :mrgreen: Now to find a couple... :mrgreen:
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