Robeson Cattle knife

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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Robeson Cattle knife

Post by edge213 » Mon Dec 17, 2018 1:56 pm

Robeson 632768 that I picked up at the last show I attended.
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Re: Robeson Cattle knife

Post by RobesonsRme.com » Wed Dec 19, 2018 7:05 pm

Should be 3 3/4" long.

The handle color is a bit confusing. Might be strawberry bone that has been exposed to light and has faded.

Can you describe the master blade tang stamp?

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Re: Robeson Cattle knife

Post by edge213 » Wed Dec 19, 2018 8:33 pm

RobesonsRme.com wrote:Should be 3 3/4" long.

The handle color is a bit confusing. Might be strawberry bone that has been exposed to light and has faded.

Can you describe the master blade tang stamp?

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Charlie,
It measures 3 5/8".

The handle color is more of a faded brown than it looks in the picture.

Main blade:
ROBESON (straight)
Shuredge (script, underlined)
U.S.A.
The number is on the back of the main.

Spey blade:
ROBESON (arch)
CO.
CUTLERY

Punch blade:
PAT. APR.
25-05
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Re: Robeson Cattle knife

Post by RobesonsRme.com » Wed Dec 19, 2018 10:33 pm

The master blade stamp is the only one that contributes to dating a Robeson knife.

That one dates your cattle knife 1916 to 1939.

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Re: Robeson Cattle knife

Post by edge213 » Thu Dec 20, 2018 2:58 am

RobesonsRme.com wrote:The master blade stamp is the only one that contributes to dating a Robeson knife.

That one dates your cattle knife 1916 to 1939.

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