The Remington Corporation and the knives that they built have influenced the U.S. cutlery industry more than nearly any other manufacturer. From the time America was settled, to the end of WWI, American knife companies struggled to compete with Britain and German imports, but events that occurred during and after the First World War led to a great change in this phenomenon. Unprecedented opportunities arose, and Remington stepped up to seize the moment. In the process, they created some of today's most prized collectables. In an ironic twist, the next World War played the greatest role in ending the company’s domination of the industry.
Great knife John. Interesting to me that the "Hunter Trader Trapper " magazine was pretty popular back in the day and I'm sure many people sent in for one of the two knives. But you sure don't see them very often.
I think the HTT magazine was popular back then. The R293 Bullet seems to be the most popular. I have 2 of the 1 blade sunfish and one of the 2 blade smaller trapper with the HTT shield but they seem to be a tougher find. I think you will be very happy to own this R293.
pearlroosterman wrote:I have 2 of the 1 blade sunfish
John, I believe the knife pictured below, which I have heard referred to as a Bulldog, is one of the knives available from the various HTT magazine knife promotions. Is this what you are calling the "1 blade sunfish"? If not, I would be very grateful to see a picture.