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 doglegg » Sun Jul 01, 2018 1:31 am

FRJ wrote:Here's a four line, lockback, swing guard. 4 5/8" closed.

That one ought to be in a gamblers boot or a soiled doves garter. What a classy old knife. Thanks for sharing.

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Re: Show Us Your Camillus Knives!

Postby FRJ » Sun Jul 01, 2018 3:19 am

Ha Ha! Thanks doglegg. ::tu::
It is a pretty neat old knife.
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Re: Show Us Your Camillus Knives!

Postby Miller Bro's » Mon Jul 09, 2018 1:21 am

Really like the jigged bone on that one Joe ::tu::

Here's an old palette knife.
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Re: Show Us Your Camillus Knives!

Postby JohnR » Tue Jul 17, 2018 10:48 am

Picked up this stockman, usually I don't care for synthetic handles but I like this one, well made knife that would make great carry knife.
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Re: Show Us Your Camillus Knives!

Postby Doug51 » Sat Aug 04, 2018 11:54 am

Thanks to Knifeslinger I now have 3 new Camillus knives. Here is one of them a 23.
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Re: Show Us Your Camillus Knives!

Postby Railsplitter » Sat Aug 04, 2018 12:00 pm

Doug51 wrote:Thanks to Knifeslinger I now have 3 new Camillus knives. Here is one of them a 23.


I really like that knife, Doug. You mentioned elsewhere that it's pretty plain to look at but I think it's a stunner. Gorgeous knife!
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Re: Show Us Your Camillus Knives!

Postby jerryd6818 » Sat Aug 04, 2018 12:12 pm

I also have Knifeslinger#81 to thank for a NOS Camillus 709Y Half-Congress. Beauty, eh?
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Re: Show Us Your Camillus Knives!

Postby FRJ » Sat Aug 04, 2018 3:12 pm

Jerry, that is a beauty. ::tu::
I've got a couple of those Yellow Jackets in different forms. They are nice knives.

Doug, you are going to love that 23. They are hell for stout.
I have two of them from different time periods. Muskrat Man recovered them for me.
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Re: Show Us Your Camillus Knives!

Postby FRJ » Sat Aug 04, 2018 3:43 pm

Jerry, I've got one of those 709s in black.
Sweet little knife. ::tu::
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Re: Show Us Your Camillus Knives!

Postby jerryd6818 » Sat Aug 04, 2018 3:45 pm

Yes sir. The 23 is a fine knife. Either in it's original state or as a canvas for modification. ::tu::
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Re: Show Us Your Camillus Knives!

Postby KnifeSlinger#81 » Sat Aug 04, 2018 3:50 pm

jerryd6818 wrote:Yes sir. The 23 is a fine knife. Either in it's original state or as a canvas for modification. ::tu::


Jerry all of those are great.
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Re: Show Us Your Camillus Knives!

Postby Railsplitter » Sat Aug 04, 2018 4:06 pm

jerryd6818 wrote:Yes sir. The 23 is a fine knife. Either in it's original state or as a canvas for modification. ::tu::


Jerry, those are fantastic! Especially that Marine Corp retirement knife. I remember when Glennbad posted pics of it after he completed it. I didn't realize it was yours. Hands down the best and most thoughtful mod I've ever seen.
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Re: Show Us Your Camillus Knives!

Postby KnifeSlinger#81 » Sat Aug 04, 2018 5:15 pm

After the discovery of NOS camillus at a local hardware store in my area, I made some impulsive purchases and have now developed more of an interest in camillus. They really did make some nice knives particularly in the pre delrin era but afterwards as well. Some of their delrin is among the nicest looking in the business. Plus, they did have an affiliation with schrade so maybe I can consider it an extension of my schrade collection...

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Re: Show Us Your Camillus Knives!

Postby gsmith7158 » Sat Aug 04, 2018 5:55 pm

Here are a couple I recently picked up . A 709 with jigged black bone which I think must have been part of a special edition from SMKW because the bone looks just like the old Smokey I have and two other 72's that they put out in the nineties.
Another recent pickup is this Colt .45 CCC Trapper. This is a great knife with bone handles that you can usually pick up for less than $50. ::tu::
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Re: Show Us Your Camillus Knives!

Postby carrmillus » Sat Aug 04, 2018 8:05 pm

jerryd6818 wrote:Yes sir. The 23 is a fine knife. Either in it's original state or as a canvas for modification. ::tu::

.......hey,jerry, that first one looks awful familiar!!!........thanks to you and Glennbad, again!!!!........... ::tu:: ::tu:: ::tu:: ....................


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