Show Us Your Camillus Knives!

The Camillus Cutlery Company was one of the oldest knife manufacturers in the United States with roots dating back to 1876. The company manufactured Camillus branded knives and was a prolific contractor for other knife brands up until its last days in 2007 when the company filed for bankruptcy.
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Re: Show Us Your Camillus Knives!

Postby jerryd6818 » Sat Apr 01, 2017 12:46 pm

snocamp wrote:
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snocamp wrote: What is a ( n/s pin) ?

Nickel Silver (German Silver, White Brass, what ever you want to call it)

Oh ,, OK, Thanks Jerry, I,m not too up on my abrev...

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Re: Show Us Your Camillus Knives!

Postby Old Hunter » Sun Apr 09, 2017 5:00 pm

Camillus 75 Junior Cattle Knife, circa 1957. Great opening and closing snap, BROWNSTAG handles, original edges. A bit of peppering tarnish on the Sheepfoot and Pen blades. Been needing some older Camillus Cutlery knives - this one was a good one to start with. OH
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Re: Show Us Your Camillus Knives!

Postby Vit_213 » Tue Apr 18, 2017 10:08 pm

Camillus #11 USWA
I assume that this knife was released on USWA 50th anniversary.
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Re: Show Us Your Camillus Knives!

Postby Quick Steel » Tue Apr 18, 2017 10:15 pm

Vit_213. A very handsome knife indeed. Congrats. ::tu::
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Re: Show Us Your Camillus Knives!

Postby ratlesnake75 » Wed May 10, 2017 4:39 am

Hey GUYS, Here is a Dandy & Rarely found in Minty as we know. Up for grabs,,PM me
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Re: Show Us Your Camillus Knives!

Postby ratlesnake75 » Wed May 10, 2017 4:57 am

Hey GUYS, I have a WW2 Collection of Utility knives up for grabs,,PM me if interested. All knives are in UNCLEANED natural patina condition. They will look Spectacular when lightly cleaned up. Great Starter Collection that you can upgrade as time goes on.
ALL Knives are very strong, they need Oiled, All blades will have Hard snaps both ways. Great knives,,All blades still very full, Punch blades are full,,No chips/cracks
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Re: Show Us Your Camillus Knives!

Postby DM11 » Fri May 19, 2017 5:42 pm

Got this Camillus the other day. Dont know anything about it other than it has a four line tang stamp.
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Re: Show Us Your Camillus Knives!

Postby Tsar Bomba » Mon May 29, 2017 9:22 pm

David, I have what I believe is your knife's "twin" in Cornwall Knife Co. livery. It might be slightly newer than yours, so possibly a younger brother. ::shrug::

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It's about 3 7/8" (roughly) long. Here's a flash photo of the stamp:

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Re: Show Us Your Camillus Knives!

Postby Producer » Tue May 30, 2017 9:55 pm

Still carry this #69 a lot.
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Re: Show Us Your Camillus Knives!

Postby DM11 » Wed May 31, 2017 12:05 am

Tsar Bomba wrote:David, I have what I believe is your knife's "twin" in Cornwall Knife Co. livery. It might be slightly newer than yours, so possibly a younger brother. ::shrug::

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It's about 3 7/8" (roughly) long. Here's a flash photo of the stamp:

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Good knife Tony! ::tu:: Sure looks like the same knife other than mine does not have a swedge on the master blade. I found a pic of a Syracuse Knife Co. knife that looks like your knife with the swedge. Wonder why the Camillus one does not have the swedge? I'm sure they are all related swedge or not. :)
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Re: Show Us Your Camillus Knives!

Postby Tsar Bomba » Wed May 31, 2017 12:23 am

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Tsar Bomba wrote:David, I have what I believe is your knife's "twin" in Cornwall Knife Co. livery. It might be slightly newer than yours, so possibly a younger brother. ::shrug::

Good knife Tony! ::tu:: Sure looks like the same knife other than mine does not have a swedge on the master blade. I found a pic of a Syracuse Knife Co. knife that looks like your knife with the swedge. Wonder why the Camillus one does not have the swedge? I'm sure they are all related swedge or not. :)

That's the primary reason I believe your knife might be a hair older. It looks more like a stamped long pull than a machined one, and the contract knife has the clip blade profile and machining I associate with Camillus from the post-war years pretty much up until they closed the doors.

I wonder how many knives Camillus sent out the doors, all told. It must be a staggering number.
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Re: Show Us Your Camillus Knives!

Postby DM11 » Wed May 31, 2017 3:30 am

Tsar Bomba wrote:
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Tsar Bomba wrote:David, I have what I believe is your knife's "twin" in Cornwall Knife Co. livery. It might be slightly newer than yours, so possibly a younger brother. ::shrug::

Good knife Tony! ::tu:: Sure looks like the same knife other than mine does not have a swedge on the master blade. I found a pic of a Syracuse Knife Co. knife that looks like your knife with the swedge. Wonder why the Camillus one does not have the swedge? I'm sure they are all related swedge or not. :)

That's the primary reason I believe your knife might be a hair older. It looks more like a stamped long pull than a machined one, and the contract knife has the clip blade profile and machining I associate with Camillus from the post-war years pretty much up until they closed the doors.

I wonder how many knives Camillus sent out the doors, all told. It must be a staggering number.



I didnt know about the stamped and machined long pulls. Hadnt paid that close attenion to the detail. I can see what your talking about. That's a good piece of info to have. Thank you for that nugget of info! ::tu:: Agreed the amount of knives Camillus put out over the years must be a staggering amount! :)
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Re: Show Us Your Camillus Knives!

Postby Vit_213 » Thu Jul 20, 2017 4:33 pm

Camillus #28 Deluxe Serpentine Jack
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Re: Show Us Your Camillus Knives!

Postby Quick Steel » Thu Jul 20, 2017 5:11 pm

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Re: Show Us Your Camillus Knives!

Postby msteele6 » Thu Jul 20, 2017 7:33 pm

Nice knives, particularly that 28, that's a pattern that you don't see very often. ::tu::


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