The Other Brands

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: The Other Brands

Postby orvet » Thu Mar 29, 2012 2:25 pm

jerryd6818 wrote:Dale - Do you think the secondary blade on your A.W.W. was originally a coping blade or is that a pen blade with a broken tip that's been re-profiled? Just from the picture, it looks like the latter to me.


If it was a pen blade the tip would have been in the way of opening the main blade using the easy open notch. I suspect it was made as a coping blade.
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Re: The Other Brands

Postby singin46 » Fri Mar 30, 2012 4:50 am

Hey Dale, I can see why you like that little Wadsworth EO. ::tu:: Beautiful handles indeed! ::nod::
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Re: The Other Brands

Postby bwknife » Sat Mar 31, 2012 5:48 pm

Hi everyone
I'm very glad to see the Kastor list from Knife World being used, as there was a ton of work put into that compilation. A lot of long nights, but a lot of fun too. Its amazing to see how many brands and patterns were manufactured by one company, and how many are still out there. Looks like I'll need to start posting a bit more often, especially if I can offer some help or information!

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Re: The Other Brands

Postby trail » Sat Mar 31, 2012 6:36 pm

bwknife, you made that list? That's a fine work of scholarship that is going a long way to preserve our knife history and heritage. Welcome to AAPK, I hope you will post here frequently. As you can see, we have a lot of enthusiastic Camillus fans here with some beautiful knives.

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Re: The Other Brands

Postby orvet » Sun Apr 01, 2012 4:11 pm

bwknife, Welcome to AAPK!
I did the Schrade Research listed here on AAPK.
I do have an idea of how much work you put in on that list you did, it is impressive!

Welcome aboard!

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Postby jerryd6818 » Sun Apr 01, 2012 4:43 pm

bwknife - Welcome aboard and thank you very much for that list and all the hard work you did in putting it together. You have no idea how many brain cells it's saved (not that there were all that many to start with).
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Re: The Other Brands

Postby bwknife » Mon Apr 02, 2012 2:08 am

Thanks guys! I appreciate the kind words. I do need to do a small update to that list soon, as well as revise a couple of dates. It has been very cool however to see some of my educated guesses prove true in a few instances. Let me tell you, its hard to keep all of that info in my brain, so that list goes with me to every knife show now. I'm glad y'all have been able to use it. If you happen to see something off or questionable, just let me know. Even more reason to do get that update done!
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Re: The Other Brands

Postby Vit_213 » Mon Apr 02, 2012 5:20 am

LIPIC U.S.A.
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Tom Williams say: "We manufactured knives for the LIPIC Pen Co. If my memory is correct they were a Camillus customer in the 1950's and 1960's."

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Re: The Other Brands

Postby Doug Add » Tue Apr 03, 2012 9:08 pm

I've shown this before in other threads. It is not nearly as pretty as the bone on Dale's but I kinda like the french ivory of this A.W. Wadsworth & Son sleeveboard pen knife, and its slim profile enables it to ride in the pocket so nicely!
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Re: The Other Brands " Dunlap "

Postby ironmage » Mon Jul 23, 2012 9:47 pm

Ok,hear is 1 that was made by Camillus for Sears Roebuck & Co 1938 to 1942.Just a sweet little knife.
Got the rough black handles and 3 blades.Easy open cigar shape and works perfect.
This knife is up for trade.
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Re: The Other Brands

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HIGH CARBON MOOSE
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Re: The Other Brands

Postby Vit_213 » Tue Jan 07, 2014 4:42 pm

"Made in U.S.A." Jack knife
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Re: The Other Brands

Postby singin46 » Tue Jan 07, 2014 9:26 pm

That's a beautiful equal end Jack, Vit! ::tu::
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Re: The Other Brands

Postby junebug » Mon Jan 27, 2014 11:48 am

camillus made REMINGTON....................contracted unit
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Re: The Other Brands

Postby big monk » Mon Jan 27, 2014 12:03 pm

Made in U.S.A. jack Knife---has "Craftsman Sharp" etched on main blade and that awesome Camillus Bone scales :)
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