Old Queen Cutlery Co. Knives

The Queen Cutlery Company has been manufacturing knives in Titusville Pennsylvania for over 100 years. The company opened its factory in 1902 and continues to produce knives in the same way now as they did in their earliest years.
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Re: Old Queen Cutlery Co. Knives

Postby bdev » Tue Feb 21, 2017 3:30 am

toolboy wrote:These do not fold and are not mint, but a neat set


That is a neat set especially that you have the original sheath and box. What's interesting are the two different tang stamps, both from the same era.
Queen used more than a few different stamping in the 40's and 50's.
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Re: Old Queen Cutlery Co. Knives

Postby bdev » Sun Apr 30, 2017 1:49 am

Thought I'd give this thread a kick in the pants with some pics. Three Queen City knives with Rogers Bone.

A Queen City 3" Sleeveboard circa 1925-32.
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Queen City 4" Stockman missing one blade. Script tang stamp. Circa ??? prior to 1945.
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Queen City 3 1/4" Cattle Knife with QUEEN CITY stamp. 1922-32
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Re: Old Queen Cutlery Co. Knives

Postby treefarmer » Sun Apr 30, 2017 3:44 am

::drool:: HOKs are great!
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Re: Old Queen Cutlery Co. Knives

Postby carrmillus » Sun Apr 30, 2017 11:28 am

.....those ARE great!!!.......especially the sleeveboard!!...i've got an old Camillus like it, and I love to carry it!!, the bone looks identical to my Camillus!!!........... ::tu:: ::tu:: ......................

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Re: Old Queen Cutlery Co. Knives

Postby FRJ » Sun Apr 30, 2017 4:39 pm

Beautiful old Queens, Bruno.

Here's a Little pearl I got at the Mystic knife show.
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Re: Old Queen Cutlery Co. Knives

Postby bdev » Wed May 03, 2017 12:26 am

Here's a Queen 4" #31 Half Congress. Winterbottom bone that has aged nicely. This one was someone's EDC years ago as you can see from the blade wear. I carried it to work today and used it on occasion. I'm not a fan of the congress pattern for EDC but the half congress, with only two blades is so thin, that it worked for me. It's now a part of my rotation.

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Re: Old Queen Cutlery Co. Knives

Postby bdev » Wed May 03, 2017 12:28 am

FRJ wrote:Beautiful old Queens, Bruno.

Here's a Little pearl I got at the Mystic knife show.


Thanks.
Nice pen knife. Seeing your knife made me realize that I don't have one knife with pearl handles. Might have to change that. ::nod::
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Re: Old Queen Cutlery Co. Knives

Postby Quick Steel » Wed May 03, 2017 12:34 am

All of those old bone scales look great. ::tu::
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Re: Old Queen Cutlery Co. Knives

Postby FRJ » Wed May 03, 2017 1:33 am

That's a real nice little Congress you have there, Bruno. ::tu::

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Re: Old Queen Cutlery Co. Knives

Postby steve99f » Wed May 03, 2017 2:33 am

That pearl just sparkles Joe.
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Re: Old Queen Cutlery Co. Knives

Postby FRJ » Fri May 05, 2017 12:55 am

Thank you, Steve.

Here's another nice little Queen I got recently.

Also shown with previous Queen pearl.
Thanks for looking.
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Re: Old Queen Cutlery Co. Knives

Postby ratlesnake75 » Tue May 16, 2017 6:29 am

Hey GUYS, thought I would post my newly pickup here. Very special and Rare knife
Very few and far between in my opinion!! I have been doing ebay day in and day out, for over 7yrs now and I have NOT came across This Queen City pattern before. For those that do NOT know,,This is called WINTERBOTTOM bone. Knife is a real handful at 4 1/4" closed.

Its an Awesome knife to me, that should be posted right here on aapk for everyone to enjoy. I would love to see a catolog picture of it,,,But I dont have a Queen book that will show it,,,anybody??

The only catalogs pics I have are below as there were MANY variations of these knives,,including flat/round bolsters, Different shields, Long pull or not, steel lined or brass, Etc.
Knife may have had a clip blade at one time, very difficult to tell either way.
Thx Mark
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Re: Old Queen Cutlery Co. Knives

Postby peanut740 » Tue May 16, 2017 11:40 am

Mark,that is the same frame as an NKCA year knife made by Queen.I think 1981.
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Re: Old Queen Cutlery Co. Knives

Postby ratlesnake75 » Wed May 17, 2017 1:20 am

Very Interesting Peanut, I will look it up to see what it looks like, Thanks
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Re: Old Queen Cutlery Co. Knives

Postby bdev » Wed May 17, 2017 1:02 pm

Nice pick up. Here's a pic from the Queen website. Same pic you posted but in color.

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