Rare? Robeson tree pruning jack

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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Rare? Robeson tree pruning jack

Postby edge213 » Sat Oct 20, 2018 10:48 pm

A buddy of mine has this Robeson 611197 tree pruning jack. I could not find this pattern in any of my price guides. The only book that I could find it in was Tom Kalcevic's second book. "Robeson Collectables and Rarities". Page 34. It states this knife was made 1911-1921. I don't have a copy of "Knives Can Talk".
My question is: Is this a rare knife? How rare?
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Re: Rare? Robeson tree pruning jack

Postby djknife13 » Sun Oct 21, 2018 12:01 am

David, you don't see these very often but I wouldn't consider it rare. I think I have one and possibly two of that pattern. That one is in very good condition and I would value it between $75 and $100. Others might disagree. ___Dave

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Re: Rare? Robeson tree pruning jack

Postby edge213 » Sun Oct 21, 2018 12:50 am

djknife13 wrote:David, you don't see these very often but I wouldn't consider it rare. I think I have one and possibly two of that pattern. That one is in very good condition and I would value it between $75 and $100. Others might disagree. ___Dave

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Re: Rare? Robeson tree pruning jack

Postby peanut740 » Sun Oct 21, 2018 3:13 am

Very nice pruner! ::tu::
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Re: Rare? Robeson tree pruning jack

Postby RobesonsRme.com » Sun Oct 21, 2018 3:25 am

I agree, a very nice knife, but it's not rare. I sold a very nice one in August.

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Re: Rare? Robeson tree pruning jack

Postby edge213 » Sun Oct 21, 2018 3:32 am

Thanks fellas,
That was I was looking for.
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