Vintage Barehead Jacks

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Vintage Barehead Jacks

Postby Miller Bro's » Tue Dec 25, 2012 11:47 pm

A Barehead jack is a knife with only one set of bolsters at the pivot end of the knife, the opposite non blade end does not have bolsters. I like these simple old knives as they are lighter without the bolsters and only usually have 1 or 2 blades.

Here is an example of an old C. Johnson & Son single blade barehead jack with fancy nickle silver bolsters and beautiful jigged bone handles.

Let`s see your barehead jacks ::tu::

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Re: Vintage Barehead Jacks

Postby 313 Mike » Wed Dec 26, 2012 12:19 am

Not in the same league as the beautiful bone on yours Miller Bro's...but I think this lil' KaBar would qualify...

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Re: Vintage Barehead Jacks

Postby Miller Bro's » Wed Dec 26, 2012 12:41 am

313 Mike wrote:I think this lil' KaBar would qualify...


It sure does Mike, thanks for posting it ::tu::
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Re: Vintage Barehead Jacks

Postby reddirtknives » Wed Dec 26, 2012 1:33 am

Barehead Jack sounds so Husky and manly and seems to usually be a larger knife used as an EDC or work knife and then theres mine ::facepalm::
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Re: Vintage Barehead Jacks

Postby FRJ » Wed Dec 26, 2012 2:14 am

Nice knives, everyone.
Reddirt, what a sweet Robeson dog leg.
Here's some of mine.
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Re: Vintage Barehead Jacks

Postby reddirtknives » Wed Dec 26, 2012 3:17 am

Nice ones FRJ ya show off :D I just realized I'm short on barehead jacks... Now I'm on the hunt
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Re: Vintage Barehead Jacks

Postby Miller Bro's » Wed Dec 26, 2012 4:19 am

Nice ones Joe ::tu::

reddirtknives wrote: I just realized I'm short on barehead jacks... Now I'm on the hunt


It never ends, does it? :lol:
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Re: Vintage Barehead Jacks

Postby tongueriver » Wed Dec 26, 2012 4:37 am

Walden Knife Company, 3 5/8 inches, half stops. Prussian Charles Daley, heavy 10, Diamond Grade, 1890s.

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Re: Vintage Barehead Jacks

Postby Miller Bro's » Wed Dec 26, 2012 4:48 am

That`s a winning combination ::tu::
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Re: Vintage Barehead Jacks

Postby danno50 » Wed Dec 26, 2012 4:25 pm

Here are my bareheaded jacks.
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Re: Vintage Barehead Jacks

Postby philco » Wed Dec 26, 2012 4:52 pm

Wow Danno ! Very nice showing! ::tu::
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Re: Vintage Barehead Jacks

Postby tongueriver » Wed Dec 26, 2012 5:49 pm

Danno, that is a wonderful collection! Thanks!

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Re: Vintage Barehead Jacks

Postby DR_MAGOO » Wed Dec 26, 2012 6:08 pm

Very nice pieces being shown. I got one that belonged to my wife's dad.
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Re: Vintage Barehead Jacks

Postby danno50 » Wed Dec 26, 2012 10:30 pm

Thanks Phil and tongueriver. Should have said previously that all knives posted so far are very nice. Really like tongueriver's Walden.
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Re: Vintage Barehead Jacks

Postby Miller Bro's » Wed Dec 26, 2012 10:53 pm

Nice ones Dan ::tu:: ::drool::
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