Those hard to find Old Timers

Schrade Cutlery Company was founded in 1904 by George Schrade, and his brothers Jacob and William Schrade. In 1946 Imperial Knife Associated Companies, (IKAC; an association of Ulster Knife Co and Imperial Knife Co) purchased controlling interest in Schrade Cut Co and changed the name to Schrade Walden Cutlery. In 1973 the name was changed to Schrade Cutlery. In 2004 Schrade closed due to bankruptcy.

This forum is dedicated to the knives that are the legacy of this company. This forum is not the place to discuss the replica knives currently being imported using the Schrade name.
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Those hard to find Old Timers

Postby Meridian_Mike » Wed Jan 09, 2019 12:53 pm

Hey y'all....
I have been hunting for a small hand full of the USA made Old Timer knives lately. First off.... they do come up for auction on ebay from time to time but when they do, the price goes past where I feel comfortable paying before the auction ends.

SO... can you guys give me a fair ball park figure for the few I am still hunting?
I know the price has to be controlled mostly by the scarcity or how many were produced.

Anyway.... I am looking for the following to finish up my collection.

8OTY
34OTY
44OT
49OT
53OTG
98OT
123OT
126OT
and 225OT

I've seen pics of them all so I do know that they exist....LOL.... I guess I just need to try to apprehend these varmints without killing my pocket book.

Thanks for your input everyone!!

Mike
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Then the jealous crow cried "Cora!...Why do you mock me so? You'll always be a beauty and I, a jealous crow."
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Re: Those hard to find Old Timers

Postby Beavertail » Wed Jan 09, 2019 4:03 pm

Hey Mike,
Did You ever find a 2OT?
If You did,show Us a photo. ::tu::

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Re: Those hard to find Old Timers

Postby Meridian_Mike » Wed Jan 09, 2019 4:13 pm

Oh yes... I sure did.
kootenay joe (Roland) sold me one..... the USPS has possession of it right now BUT I should have it in my hands soon!

2OT 1.JPG

2OT 2.JPG


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Then the jealous crow cried "Cora!...Why do you mock me so? You'll always be a beauty and I, a jealous crow."
The Jealous Crow......Chris Stewart & Back Country

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Re: Those hard to find Old Timers

Postby Beavertail » Wed Jan 09, 2019 5:59 pm

She's a beauty! Thanks ::tu::

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Re: Those hard to find Old Timers

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Re: Those hard to find Old Timers

Postby Meridian_Mike » Wed Jan 09, 2019 7:00 pm

Sanders Knives wrote:https://www.allaboutpocketknives.com/catalog/28909-schrade-usa-yellow-8ot-old-timer-stockman-knife-in-box?member_id=51&search=schrade%20yellow&sort=p.date_added&order=DESC


Ah yes...... having that many in stock sorta sets a good price for those...

Thanks!!
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"...... are you gonna pull those pistols or whistle Dixie?"

Then the jealous crow cried "Cora!...Why do you mock me so? You'll always be a beauty and I, a jealous crow."
The Jealous Crow......Chris Stewart & Back Country

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Re: Those hard to find Old Timers

Postby kootenay joe » Wed Jan 09, 2019 7:02 pm

Part of the 'beauty' of the 2OT is how it feels in hand. It is a wonderful sense of 'just right'. This 2OT has perfect snaps & no play at all. Blades need a skillful sharpening and the master spine at the tip filed down a bit to help re-create a pointy tip. Or leave tip blunt and use the pen blade when you need a sharp point. I think it is great that Mike will be carrying it as a daily user.
kj

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Re: Those hard to find Old Timers

Postby Meridian_Mike » Wed Jan 09, 2019 7:12 pm

kootenay joe wrote:Part of the 'beauty' of the 2OT is how it feels in hand. It is a wonderful sense of 'just right'. This 2OT has perfect snaps & no play at all. Blades need a skillful sharpening and the master spine at the tip filed down a bit to help re-create a pointy tip. Or leave tip blunt and use the pen blade when you need a sharp point. I think it is great that Mike will be carrying it as a daily user.
kj


Sho 'nuff Roland!!

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"...... are you gonna pull those pistols or whistle Dixie?"

Then the jealous crow cried "Cora!...Why do you mock me so? You'll always be a beauty and I, a jealous crow."
The Jealous Crow......Chris Stewart & Back Country


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