Show off your favorite GECs!

GEC specializes in highly collectable and premium quality usable pocket knives. The company's USA manufactured knives have quickly proven to be a big hit with both collectors and users who seek quality American craftsmanship.
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Re: Show off your favorite GECs!

Postby Sharpnshinyknives » Mon Jan 14, 2019 1:03 am

kootenay joe wrote:Wow, for one year of GEC collecting you have done very well. GEC keeps turning out great patterns, superbly executed so many of us have trouble not continuing to buy more. Likely Ssk you will have a few more by the end of 2019. Choose carefully because one of every variation of every release would be rather expensive.
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It sure would be expensive. I realized after I posted this that I had forgotten the Northwoods Kudu bone you sold me. I will have to take another photo. I really can’t decide which one would be a favorite, I like them all. I think my favorite one hasn’t been purchased yet.
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Re: Show off your favorite GECs!

Postby robbobus » Mon Jan 14, 2019 2:03 am

Nice start to your GEC collection Ssk. How did that Tuna slip in there tho? 8)

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Re: Show off your favorite GECs!

Postby Sharpnshinyknives » Mon Jan 14, 2019 2:11 am

robbobus wrote:Nice start to your GEC collection Ssk. How did that Tuna slip in there tho? 8)



I thought that Tuna Valley was made by GEC? It isn’t it?
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Re: Show off your favorite GECs!

Postby robbobus » Mon Jan 14, 2019 3:47 am

Pretty sure it was a Queen made. Very nice, I've been close to picking up that midel a few times.

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Re: Show off your favorite GECs!

Postby Ivoryman » Mon Jan 14, 2019 3:53 am

14 Boys knife Smooth Autumn Gold bone
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Re: Show off your favorite GECs!

Postby kootenay joe » Mon Jan 14, 2019 5:23 am

Very nice 14 I-man. Great little knife with the clip blade.
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Re: Show off your favorite GECs!

Postby Sharpnshinyknives » Mon Jan 14, 2019 1:13 pm

robbobus wrote:Pretty sure it was a Queen made. Very nice, I've been close to picking up that midel a few times.


Rob, Rats. I was under the wrong impression. Are any Tuna Valley knives made by GEC?
This one is of higher quality than most of the Queen knives that I have. I should have done more research before buying this. I see Tuna Valley’s w/ mammoth ivory going for big money, keep thinking about bidding on those. Now I am not so sure.
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Re: Show off your favorite GECs!

Postby RalphAlsip » Mon Jan 14, 2019 3:51 pm

Sharpnshinyknives wrote:Are any Tuna Valley knives made by GEC?SSk

A few of the Tuna Valley knives were made by GEC, likely in the early days of Tuna Valley. Here a couple that I'm aware of - there are probably a few more. In my opinion, the TV Easy Open teardrop pattern is a fantastic knife in any of the handle materials and the mammoth is especially nice on this pattern. The TV Carpenters Whittler is another outstanding pattern, in my opinion.
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Re: Show off your favorite GECs!

Postby dweb1897 » Mon Jan 14, 2019 3:54 pm

doesn't look to have been updated since 2012

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Schrade Cutlery 2007-2009
#23 2bl.in Yellow Bone, Red Pick Bone, Brown Pick Bone (1 of 400)
#73 2bl.in Red Pick Bone, Black Pick Bone, Brown Pick Bone, Moss Bone (1 of 400)
#73 1bl. Lever Automatic in Red Abalone, Red Bone, Brown Bone, Burnt Stag, Smooth White Bone

Walden Knife Company
#53 3 bl.Cattle Stockman in Stag 2010 (1 of 100)

Ulster Knife Company
#53 3 bl.Cattle Stockman in Stag 2010 (1 of 100)

Tuna Valley Cutlery (Perry Miller 2009-2011) (Daniels Family 2012-)
#23 Cotton King in Ebony Wood (1 of 50) 2012
#23 Cotton King in Burnt Stag (1 of 25 ) 2012
#23 Cotton King in Amber Stag (1 of 30 ) 2012
#23 Cotton King in Mammoth Ivory w/Embellished Bolsters (1 of 13) 2012
#53 4bl.Cigar Stockman in Blood Red Peach Seed Jig Bone (1 of 73)2010
#53 4bl.Cigar Stockman in Brazilian Cherry Wood (1 of 75)2010
#53 4bl.Cigar Stockman in Burnt Stag (1 of 75)2010
#53 4b. Cigar Congress in Red Jigged Bone and Brazilian Cherry Wood w/Embellished Bolsters (35pcs.)2012
#72 1bl. Amber Stag (50 pcs. n/s) 2012
#72 1bl. Burnt Stag w/ Engraved Bolster (50pcs. n/s) 2012
#73 1bl.in Stag (1 of 25)2009
#73 2bl.in Stag end cap (1 of 100)2009

Bradford Cutlery 2010(SMKW)
#36 Black Cherry Jigged Bone with "Slip-Knot" etch on blade
#73 1bl.in Ole Red Jigged Bone(Hemlock Green) with Bullet Shield and brass liners,pins,bolsters
#73 2bl.in Ole Red Jigged Bone(Hemlock Green) with Bullet Shield and brass liners,pins,bolsters
#23 1bl.in Ole Red Jigged Bone(Hemlock Green) with Bullet Shield and brass liners,pins,bolsters and long swedge
#23 1bl.in Ole Red Jigged Bone(Hemlock Green) with Bullet Shield and brass liners,pins,bolsters and short swedge
#23 2bl.in Ole Red Jigged Bone(Hemlock Green) with Bullet Shield and brass liners,pins,bolsters

Bulldog Brand Knives 2009-2010(Parker Family)
#12 in Burnt Stag (1of 100)
#25EO in Burnt Stag (1 of 100)
#25EO in LVS Abalone(1 of 31)
#36 in Red Abalone (1 of 50)2009
#36 in Hemlock Green Jig Bone (1 of 47)2009
#36 in Antique Amber Jig Bone (1 of 24)2009
#53 Burnt Stag Muskrat 30th Anniversary w/Bomb Shield
#54W in red Abalone Looking Glass (1 of 40)2009
#54W in Antique Amber Jig Bone (1 of 49)2009
#61 Smooth Red Bone (1 of 100)
#61 Smooth Green Bone (1 of 25)
#61 LVS Abalone(Heart Abalone) (1 of 31)

Cripple Creek Knives (SMKW)
#12 in Burnt Orange Jig Bone,Amber Jig Bone 2010 (1 of 100)
#12 Burnt Stag 2010 (1 of 195)
#53 Burnt Stag Stockman 2010
#54 Burnt Stag Big Jack 2010
#54 Burnt Stag Moose 2010 (1 of 200)
#73 Jack in Burnt Stag, Burnt Orange, Amber Jig Bone 2010
#73 2 bl. Scout in Burnt Stag, Burnt Orange, Amber Jig Bone 2010

Krack-A-Jack Knives (Charlie Dorton/Robert Roark)
#72 Northfield Lock Back in Autumn Gold Jigged Bone (25 pcs.)2012
#73 Cotton Sampler in Hemlock Bone, Amber Jig Bone (1 of 100)2010
#73 Cotton Sampler in Burnt Stag (1 of 25)2010
#85 Bullet End Jack in Burnt Stag (1 of 25)2011

Northwoods Knives (Derrick/Wendy Bohn)
#54 Gladiator Double End Jack (Big Horn Moose) in Burnt Stag,S60v, Arrow Shield and Scagel style nail nick in blade 2010-2011

Scagel Knives (Derrick/Wendy Bohn)
#48 1bl.Fruitport (Dogleg Trapper)Clip or Whancliffe in Burnt Stag,Exterior Rams Horn,Smooth Oiled Bone, Arrow Shield and Scagel style nail nick in blade 2010-2011
#48 1bl.Fruitport (Dogleg Trapper)Clip in Elephant Ivory, Arrow Shield and Scagel style nail nick in blade 2010-2011
#73 2bl.Barehead Jack in Burnt Stag, Arrow Shield and Scagel style nail nick in blade 2010-2011



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Good Ole Days (Knife and Gun Show.com)
#26 Sleeveboard in Burnt Stag,Frontier Bone 2010
#48 2bl.Dogleg Trapper in Stag,Tomato Acrylic, Blood Red Jig Bone 2010
#72 Lockback in Burnt Stag,Burnt Orange Jig Bone 2010

Dog Paws (Plaza Cutlery)
#72 Northfield in Burnt Stag with Dog Paw Shield 2010
#48 2bl.Northfield Dogleg Trapper in Burnt Stag with Dog Paw Shield 2010
#33 GEC in Burnt Stag, Copperhead Jig Bone with Dog Paw Shield, bail, lined bolsters 2011
Key Ring Knife 2011
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Re: Show off your favorite GECs!

Postby Ivoryman » Mon Jan 14, 2019 8:27 pm

Thanks KJ, don't you have one too? Beauties.
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Re: Show off your favorite GECs!

Postby kootenay joe » Mon Jan 14, 2019 11:36 pm

The Blue Camel ! what a good looking creature it is. I hope i have not confused this with equally rare Blue Giraffe.
Being serious: it really is attractive. It spoke to me even. Who was this an SFO for ?
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Re: Show off your favorite GECs!

Postby kootenay joe » Mon Jan 14, 2019 11:41 pm

dweb, are those all the runs that GEC does not have listed on their site ? If so, how did you get all this detailed info ?
You put a lot of effort to gather & post all this info. Seems it should be some place other than buried in this thread.
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Re: Show off your favorite GECs!

Postby Ivoryman » Mon Jan 14, 2019 11:52 pm

Blue Camel from Knives Ship Free KJ.
Thanks for the compliments guys.
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Re: Show off your favorite GECs!

Postby dweb1897 » Tue Jan 15, 2019 5:15 am

kootenay joe wrote:dweb, are those all the runs that GEC does not have listed on their site ? If so, how did you get all this detailed info ?
You put a lot of effort to gather & post all this info. Seems it should be some place other than buried in this thread.
kj

KJ, I spend a lot of time at this computer and most of that time is spent looking at something to do with knives or guns. When I stumble across info I copy and file it. Most of it is on Schrade knives but there is some on GEC, Queen/S&M , Canal Street,Aurum Etching and Case. I don't know that it is all accurate but most is from sources I'd consider reliable although I've rarely written down the source. All in all, I think the file is around 1.5 GB. When I see a question like the one above, I check and see if I might have something in the file...
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Re: Show off your favorite GECs!

Postby Rookie » Sat Feb 09, 2019 2:55 pm

for those interested, an up to date list of Tuna Valley knives (and who made each) is in this thread.

https://www.allaboutpocketknives.com/knife_forum/viewtopic.php?f=84&t=32596
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