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orvet wrote:One of my favorite topics in the Schrade forum is What is Your Latest Old Schrade?
It occurs to me that we should have a What is Your Latest Old Camillus? I suppose it might be helpful to define old by pre-1960, roughly.
I will started out by posting a Camillus Coke Bottle Hunter that I picked up recently.
The tang stamp is CAMILLUS/CUTLERY CO./NEW-YORK
Goins' dates this tang stamp as circa 1915-1918 with serif letters, which this stamp has. The tang stamp is light, but with a magnifying glass it is pretty clear. This knife has steel beautiful big shield is nickel silver. I love the double swedge grind on both sides of this blade, clear down to the match striker pull. The blade is about 1/4" short but it has good snap on opening and closing, and at the half stop. The wood appears to be ebony.
Camillus Coke Bottle a.jpg
Camillus Coke Bottle b.jpg
Camillus Coke Bottle c.jpg
Camillus Coke Bottle d.jpg
Camillus Coke Bottle e.jpg
I hope you enjoy the pictures and I hope to see your Latest Old Camillus posted soon!
FRJ wrote:Here is a four line Pearl Stockman. 3 7/8"
Lovely old knife.
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