GREAT EASTERN PRIVATE LABEL, CLUB KNIVES & SFO's

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GREAT EASTERN PRIVATE LABEL, CLUB KNIVES & SFO's

Postby boggs » Tue Dec 06, 2011 6:56 pm

The 5 Year Celebration of Great Eastern Cutlery has come and with that more and more interest ...............so I thought it appropriate to look at all those other knives that have been produced for Private Individuals, Cutlery Companies, Retailer Private Label, Distributors ( Special Factory Orders ) and Knife Makers.

Pictures are definitely a bonus,but if not.... helping with names and specifics is always appreciated..........UPDATED 5/19/2012


PRIVATE INDIVIDUALS
Unknown 2008
#73 1bl.GEC in Burnt Stag with end cap (1of 100)
#73 1bl.GEC in Horsecut Antique Walnut Bone end cap (1of 50)
#73 1bl.GEC in Horsecut Ruby Red Bone (1 of 50)
This run of 3 knives were made with 420HC and are missing "Cyclops Steel Works" stamp on tang

Charlie Campagna
#54 2bl.Northfield Harness Jack in Genuine Stag, Ebony (less than 20 of each)2008
#66 3bl.Northfield Calf Roper in (Schrade Peach Seed) Blood Jig Bone ( less than 12)2011
#66 2bl.Northfield Bullwinkle J. Moose in (Schrade Peach Seed) Blood Jig Bone (less than 9)2011
#66 2bl.Teamster Jack( Harness Jack) in Ebony, Tomato Acrylic and Red Jigged Bone (50 each) 2012
#66 2bl.Teamster Jack (Harness Jack) Elephant Ivory (10pcs.)2012
#85 2bl.Northfield Harness Jack/Improved Punch in Ebony, Antique Walnut Jig Bone with "Real Harness Knife" blade etch(1 of 50ea)2011

BLADE SHOW
Great Eastern Cutlery 2011
All Damascus Key Ring Knife

CUTLERY COMPANIES
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



RETAILER PRIVATE LABELS
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


DISTRIBUTORS (SFO's)
Cumberland Knife Works 2008 (Previous Distributor)
#73 2bl.in Ebony, Exterior Rams Horn (CKW blade etch)
#73 2bl.in Ebony, Exterior Rams Horn with end cap (CKW blade Etch)

Red Hill Cutlery (Previous Distributor)
#73 2bl.in Smooth Cherry Bone looks similar to NKCA 2008 (Red Hill Cutlery blade etch)


Collector Knives
#23 2bl.Northfield Black Ox Horn with Double Liner Lock 2008
#23 2Bl Northfield Buffalo Horn with End Cap and Liner Lock (54 pcs.) 2012
#33 Northfield w/ Bail no shield in Burnt Stag, Gaboon Ebony 2011
#33 Northfield w/o Bail, no shield in Burnt Stag, Gaboon Ebony 2011
#53 Northfield 3Bl. Cattle Rancher Dark Brown Jig Bone with Long Pull (4pcs.) 2010
#53 Northfield 3Bl. Cattle Rancher Reddish Brown Jig Bone with Long Pull (6pcs.) 2010
#53 Northfield 3Bl. Cattle Rancher Green Jig Bone with Long Pull (3pcs.) 2010
#53 Northfield 3Bl. Cattle Baron Dark Brown Jig Bone with Long Pull (3pcs.) 2010
#53 Northfield 3Bl. Cattle Baron Reddish Brown Jig Bone with Long Pull (3pcs.) 2010
#53 Northfield 3Bl. Cattle Baron Green Jig Bone with Long Pull (3pcs.) 2010
#54 Northfield Big Jack in Buffalo 2009 (1 of 25)
#54 Northfield Moose in Buffalo 2009 (1 of 25)

#71 Bullnose (Sodbuster Pattern)Orange Delrin Factory Test Run 2011
#71 Bullnose Black Delrin w/new Bullnose blade etch 2012

#73 Northfield Farmer's w/single Spey blade 2011
Swedge Blade - Lanyard Tube - Lined bolsters - Matchstriker Long Pull-Satin Finish
Indian Paintbrush Bone (3 made)
Blood Red Bone (3 made)
Frontier Bone (2 made)
Midnight Bone (2 made)
Ebony Wood (2 made)
Antique Black Bone (1 made)
Cocobolo Wood (5 made)
Antique Yellow Bone (5 made)
Smooth Yellow Bone (1 made)
River Valley Green Bone (4 made)
Antique Walnut Bone (1 made)
Antique Amber Bone (2 made)
Hemlock Green Bone (10 made)

#85 Northfield Bullet End Jack Easy Open
Bare End - Lined/Dimpled Bolster - Swedge - Matchstriker Long Pull - Lanyard Hole - Satin Finish - Propeller Shield - No Etch - Serialized
Ebony (45)
Garnet (31)
Osage Orange (9)
Bubinga (7)


TSA Knives,LLc
These sets of knives were affectionately called Orphan Knives (OK) by TSA since they were the odd balls and left overs from GEC, though what makes them intriguing is they are all listed as
n/s or didn't appear in Production Totals the year made but before they were sent out GEC serialized them on the bolsters 1-5,2-5,3-5,etc...for TSA Knives and did not come with a
Certificate of Authenticity (COA)
#12 GEC Single Blade Grape Jigged Bone 2010 (4 s/n)
#23 GEC River Blue Jig Bone 1bl. 2008 (9 s/n)
#23 GEC River Blue Jig Bone 2bl. 2008 (6 s/n)
#25 Tidioute Banana Peel Rodgers Jig Bone 2008 (3 s/n)
#25 Tidioute Banana Peel Wave Jig Bone 2008 (7 S/n)
#25 Tidioute Banana Peel Jigged Bone 2008 (11 s/n)
#25 Tidioute Banana Peel Herringbone Jig 2008 (4 s/n)
#25 Tidioute Banana Peel Sheffield Jig Bone 2008 (10 s/n)
#48 Northfield in Antique Goldenrod 1bl. 2010(5 s/n)
#54 Tidioute Harness Jack in Water Snake 2008 (5 s/n)
#73 Northfield 1bl. Stonewash Blue Bone 2008 (4 s/n)
#73 Northfield 1bl. Dusty Rose Jig Bone 2008 (16 s/n)
#89 Northfield Clear Figured Snakewood 2010 (8 s/n and 1 n/s)


KNIFE MAKERS
Ray Rybar 2008
#73 1bl.in 75 yr. old Smooth White Bone (1 of 100)

Hess Knifeworks
White Tail (heat treated and grinding blades)
Tiburon (heat treated and grinding blades)
Mule Deer (heat treated and grinding blades)

KNIFE CLUBS, ORGANIZATIONS and FORUM KNIVES
All About Pocket Knives (AAPK)
#48 2bl.Northfield Dogleg Trapper in Burnt Stag and Interior Rams Horn 2010

American Knife Collectors Club
#85 Northfield EO in Burnt Stag 2012

Badger Knife Club

#72 Tidioute Jigged Bone 2012

BladeForums
#85 Bullet End Jack 2011

Central Kentucky Knife Club
#73 EC 2 bl. Northfield Burnt Stag w/blade etch CENTRAL KENTUCKY KNIFE CLUB 2009 w/ picture of the STATE OF KENTUCKY 2009

Oregon Knife Collectors Association (OKCA)
#36 Northfield in Grizzly Bone with Beaver Shield 2011
#57 Northfield clip main blade in Burnt Stag with Beaver Shield 2012

iKnifeCollector (iKC)
#36 Northfield in Buffalo with steel bolster/ liners and Cloud Shield 2011 (SFO 1 of 50)
#72 Tidioute Copperhead Jig Bone 2011 Community Knife
#57 Northfield Geppetto Whittler in Jigged Pioneer Bone 2012

National Knife Collectors Association (NKCA)
#73 2bl.Smooth White Bone 2007 Youth Knife
#73 2bl.Smooth Cherry Bone with end cap 2008
#56 Youth Knife 2012
#23 2012

North Star Blade Collectors
#53 Northfield Furtaker Jigged Bone 2012
#53 Northfield Furtaker Smooth Bone 2012

Chattahoochee Cutlery Club (CCC)
#23 1bl. LL in Red Stag 2010

Old Dominion Knife Collectors Association (ODKCA)
#36 Antique Amber Jig Bone 2009 (1 of 25)

Western Indiana Knife Club
#73 2bl. GEC Chocolate Jig Bone 2007 (1 of 30)

Free Masons
#73 2bl. GEC Chocolate Jig Bone 2007
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Re: GREAT EASTERN PRIVATE LABEL AND CLUB KNIVES

Postby boggs » Tue Dec 06, 2011 7:08 pm

Schrade #23's in Yellow Bone (and as far as I know this is the only one) Red Pick Bone and Brown Pick Bone

and Schrade #73's in Red,Brown,Black Pick Bone.....and yes the Red Pick Bone is a darker red than the #23 plus really close in color to the #73 Brown Pick Bone
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Postby boggs » Tue Dec 06, 2011 7:32 pm

Walden and Ulster Cattle Stockman based on the #53 pattern
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Re: GREAT EASTERN PRIVATE LABEL AND CLUB KNIVES

Postby big monk » Tue Dec 06, 2011 10:11 pm

Here Are A Few_________captions under photo, tell the story :)
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#72 Lockback (Good Old Days Cutlery).jpg
#260210 Good Old days Coutlery.jpg
Good Old Days #48 Dogleg Trapper.jpg
#73 2007 Cumberland Knife Works ( Ebony Wood).jpg
#73 2007 Cumberland Knife Works (Rams Horn).jpg
2007 NKCA Club Youth Knife (#73 Smooth White Bone).jpg
2008 NKCA Club Knife.jpg
2010 Cahttahoochhee Cutlery Club (#235110L Red Stag).jpg
SMKW SFO Bradford Single Shot ( #23 Pioneer Trapper).jpg
2008 SFO, #735108 Scout,with 420HC Steel (not 440C Steel).jpg
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Postby big monk » Tue Dec 06, 2011 10:17 pm

And some more***** :)
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2007 Tuna Valley #73EC Scout.jpg
Tuna Valley Blood Red Bone.jpg
Tuna Valley Cherry Wood.jpg
Tuna Valley Stag.jpg
Cripple Creel #73 Scout (420HC Steel-- Amber Jig Bone ).jpg
CC Stockman.jpg
CC Muskrat.jpg
CC Big Jack.jpg
2010 Cripple Creek Toothpick (Orange Bone).jpg
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2010 Cripple Creek Toothpick (Amber Bone).jpg
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Re: GREAT EASTERN PRIVATE LABEL AND CLUB KNIVES

Postby big monk » Tue Dec 06, 2011 10:23 pm

And,then,the"'Bulldogs"" !!!!!!!!!!!!!! ::tu::
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Bulldog Brand #541309 Whittler Bonestag.jpg
2010 Bulldog Easy Open.jpg
2010 Bulldog Brand Whittler(Amber Bone).jpg
2010 Bulldog Brand Whittler.jpg
2010 Bulldog Brand Sunfish (Hemlock Green Bone).jpg
2010 Bulldog Brand Easy Open.jpg
2010 Bulldog Brand Congress.jpg
2009 Bulldog Brand Barlow.jpg
2009 Bulldog Brand Muskrat (Red Carved Stagbone).jpg
2009 Bulldog Easy Open (Green Bone).jpg
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Re: GREAT EASTERN PRIVATE LABEL AND CLUB KNIVES

Postby big monk » Tue Dec 06, 2011 10:29 pm

And these two ""Beauties"" from 2010 !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ::nod:: ::tu::

along with my,2008 Bexley Pen & Knife Set !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Bexley Pen & Knife   Artist Proof- Set.JPG
2008  Bexly       Artist Proof Pen & Knife Set.JPG
Bexly Pen & Knife Description.JPG
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Re: GREAT EASTERN PRIVATE LABEL AND CLUB KNIVES

Postby vieu101 » Tue Dec 06, 2011 11:22 pm

Wow yall are showing some nice ones......Monk why you stop keep em comming great knives as always ::tu::

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Re: GREAT EASTERN PRIVATE LABEL AND CLUB KNIVES

Postby IMBand » Tue Dec 06, 2011 11:25 pm

Its cool to see all of these in one spot, nice thread boggs!!
Fantastic knives being shown :shock: :shock: :shock: WOW!!


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Postby boggs » Tue Dec 06, 2011 11:38 pm

Oh there's more.....thanks gang for posting...and I'll have more to fill in tomorrow ..



And does anyone have more info on the Good Ole Days knives as to whom they were made for,I believe that they were sold on a television/internet knife program
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Re: GREAT EASTERN PRIVATE LABEL AND CLUB KNIVES

Postby WelderBob » Wed Dec 07, 2011 12:45 am

Very nice... ::tu:: ...didn't know they turned out that many private label knives.

Monk I love that pen and knife set... ::tu:: ::tu::

A few auto's made for Taylor (aka Schrade)
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Postby boggs » Wed Dec 07, 2011 1:06 am

I totally forgot about the autos....those are truly cool...
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Postby big monk » Wed Dec 07, 2011 1:09 am

And does anyone have more info on the Good Ole Days knives as to whom they were made for,I believe that they were sold on a television/internet knife program[/quote]


Hey Jim________these were sold on the tv program____ ""Saturday Night Knife & Gun Show"" out of North Carolina___address,phone numbers & e-mail info,in the link below*****

http://www.lyngsat-address.com/ss/Sat-N ... e-Gun.html
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Postby big monk » Wed Dec 07, 2011 1:16 am

Mike Latham,had a bunch of different ( limited run, SFO's ) made over the years___lots of Buffalo Horn____I think most of them all carried a GEC,house brand label (Northfield,Tidioute,Great Eastern) but were exclusive to his CollectorKnives.net store*****
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Re: GREAT EASTERN PRIVATE LABEL AND CLUB KNIVES

Postby 2Dead » Wed Dec 07, 2011 1:17 am

Cripple Creek #73 Jack
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A SFO Single blade #73 with Burnt Stag and EC
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Another pic of a Tuna Valley Stockman. This one is #02
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Collectorknives.net Conductors with coping blade secondaries. Northfield trim without bails.
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Bladeforums #85 Candlestick Jack
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