camillus #72

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: camillus #72

Postby SolWarrior » Tue Jul 11, 2017 5:56 pm

Thanks for the replies. It's always good to learn something new about 72s. ::nod:: BTW, I doubt Ditwit ever gets phased by competitors' much lower prices. Supposedly he's on a higher mission. :wink:

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Re: camillus #72

Postby bestgear » Tue Jul 11, 2017 6:02 pm

jerryd6818 wrote:I wouldn't say rare but I could be coaxed into saying scarce.

I agree Jerry, this thread download/file.php?id=233428&mode=view shows all 6 white BSA knives circa 1980 to 1984 ish
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Re: camillus #72

Postby jerryd6818 » Tue Jul 11, 2017 7:11 pm

Thanks Tom. I seldom pass up a chance to squirrel away a little knowledge.
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Re: camillus #72

Postby gsmith7158 » Mon Jul 24, 2017 12:21 am

Before and after.
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Re: camillus #72

Postby carrmillus » Mon Jul 24, 2017 3:09 pm

.................... ::tu:: ::tu:: ::tu:: !!!!..............

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Re: camillus #72

Postby gsmith7158 » Sun Jul 30, 2017 9:45 pm

Apparently Everyone has all the first gen 72's that they want or either I've bought a counterfeit. I got this one today for $12.50.
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Re: camillus #72

Postby jerryd6818 » Sun Jul 30, 2017 10:00 pm

gsmith7158 wrote:Apparently Everyone has all the first gen 72's that they want or either I've bought a counterfeit. I got this one today for $12.50.

Damn!!!!! ::dang:: ::dang:: ::dang::
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Re: camillus #72

Postby gsmith7158 » Sun Jul 30, 2017 11:13 pm

jerryd6818 wrote:
gsmith7158 wrote:Apparently Everyone has all the first gen 72's that they want or either I've bought a counterfeit. I got this one today for $12.50.

Damn!!!!! ::dang:: ::dang:: ::dang::


Jerryd I was amazed this one has the best blades of any that I have.
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Re: camillus #72

Postby jerryd6818 » Mon Jul 31, 2017 12:17 am

It's a real looker alright and a stupendous find, especially at that price.
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Re: camillus #72

Postby tjmurphy » Mon Jul 31, 2017 12:58 am

So, who got this one?? Would it be considered a 72 Clone, or even a 72 at all?

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Re: camillus #72

Postby gsmith7158 » Mon Jul 31, 2017 1:10 am

tjmurphy wrote:So, who got this one?? Would it be considered a 72 Clone, or even a 72 at all?

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Tj are you talking about this knife? I was alittle apprehensive about it because most four lines I have seen are stamped on all blades.
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Re: camillus #72

Postby tjmurphy » Mon Jul 31, 2017 1:55 am

Not the Sword Brand, I don't think, only both sides of the master.
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Re: camillus #72

Postby SolWarrior » Mon Jul 31, 2017 2:02 am

Greg, I was watching that one to the end. Glad you got it and cheap too! Congrats, buddy! :D ::tu:: ::tu::

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Re: camillus #72

Postby jerryd6818 » Mon Jul 31, 2017 2:07 am

All my spies have deserted me.
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"The #72 pattern has got to be pretty close to the perfect knife."
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Re: camillus #72

Postby kootenay joe » Mon Jul 31, 2017 1:45 pm

Wow Greg, a bone 72 with full saber grind master and in near perfect condition ! Might be the "Best Score of 2017".
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