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Here is my contribution to the Utica thread. Frontide tang stamp is : "PAT. PEND" over "UTICA CUTLERY CO." over "UTICA N.Y." on both blades. The backside master blade tang stamp is :"30". Would anyone have any idea when this one might have been made?
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trutemper wrote: Would anyone have any idea when this one might have been made?
Starting around 1930 Utica patented a series of bolster designs, I have seen three different ones.
So I would date the knife to the 1930`s , they were not a big seller and were eventually discontinued certainly by the start of WWII.
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Thanks M.B. for the information. Looks like I need to do a little more digging on Utica myself. My curiousity about all these particular aspects of different knife companies keeps getting stronger with knives that I run into and see here. What a great place to learn! Thanks again! I am a little suprised that they were`nt great sellers though.....the knife is very eye appealing to me.
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