SHOW YOUR NEW (TO YOU) ROBESON

The first Robeson knives were imported by Millard Robeson from England and Germany exclusively. This continued from 1979 until 1896 when Robeson began manufacturing knives in the United States. Since inception, the company has gone through several reorganizations & eventually ended up as a Queen Cutlery brand.
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Post by FRJ » Sat Jan 04, 2020 5:46 pm

Thank you, Ike.
Glad you liked them. ::tu:: ::tu::
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Post by Waukonda » Sat Feb 01, 2020 6:06 pm

PocketEze stockman with Turkish clip :D
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Post by RobesonsRme.com » Sun Feb 02, 2020 12:02 am

That’s a nice one.

Is it ivoroid or plain white?

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Post by Waukonda » Sun Feb 02, 2020 3:43 am

I would call it plain white. The pattern # is 433727 which, I think, would indicate ivory celluloid?
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Post by RobesonsRme.com » Sun Feb 02, 2020 4:17 am

Should do so, yes.But that looks very white.

Nothing at all wrong with it, however. ::tu::

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Post by Waukonda » Sun Feb 02, 2020 4:48 pm

So, Charlie, you state nothing at all wrong with knife. Asssuming that it is all original, which it appears to be, it came from the factory with the wrong pattern #?

There are differing tang stamps on the blades, but I didn't think that unusual, see it all the time on older knives.
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Re: SHOW YOUR NEW (TO YOU) ROBESON

Post by edge213 » Sun Feb 02, 2020 7:41 pm

Waukonda wrote:
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PocketEze stockman with Turkish clip :D
Ike, that is a beautiful Robeson!!
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Post by RobesonsRme.com » Sun Feb 02, 2020 9:41 pm

No, I think the pattern number is correct. The only other it could be would be 833727, the "8" standing for patterned celluloid.

Robeson did use a plain white composition handle, but I've never seen it on a pre-war knife. Actually, I think I've only seen it on a three blade serpentine stockman. And as you can see, its pattern number also has a "4" in the first position. That is what prompted my question.

As to the tang stamps, it is much more rare to see a Robeson knife with all blades bearing the same stamp. Seen only on high quality premium knives, most usually pearl handled gentlemen's multiblades.

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Post by Waukonda » Mon Feb 03, 2020 2:05 pm

Thank you, David.

Beautiful stockman, Charlie, and thank you for sharing your expertise.
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Re: SHOW YOUR NEW (TO YOU) ROBESON

Post by OLDE CUTLER » Mon Feb 10, 2020 7:01 pm

I picked up this nice 2 3/4" Robeson pen at a gun show over the weekend for a fiver. It is a 622064, doesn't look like it has been used much.
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A couple of things kind of different about this one, the tang stamp runs off the edge on the left.
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The shield is machined right into the handle material instead of having a separate metal one added.
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Post by Open Range-19 » Tue Feb 11, 2020 12:04 am

Another Robeson Pattern 222030 came my way, recently.
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Post by RobesonsRme.com » Tue Feb 11, 2020 7:47 pm

The little 064 has pressure-molded black composition handles and an impressed "ROBESON" logo filled with white paint because bone and metal were in short supply during and shortly after WWII.

Nice little knife.

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Re: SHOW YOUR NEW (TO YOU) ROBESON

Post by OLDE CUTLER » Wed Feb 12, 2020 12:48 am

RobesonsRme.com wrote:
Tue Feb 11, 2020 7:47 pm
The little 064 has pressure-molded black composition handles and an impressed "ROBESON" logo filled with white paint because bone and metal were in short supply during and shortly after WWII.

Nice little knife.

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Thanks for the info Charlie. Like I said, it does not appear to have been used much and I was delighted to pick it up for $5.
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Re: SHOW YOUR NEW (TO YOU) ROBESON

Post by edge213 » Fri Feb 14, 2020 1:42 am

Robeson sleeveboard 622102
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Re: SHOW YOUR NEW (TO YOU) ROBESON

Post by peanut740 » Tue Feb 18, 2020 6:53 pm

Robeson 622037 cigar jack.
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