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Need help with the date and identification of my Marbles vintage knife

Post by Chippersworld » Fri Aug 23, 2019 3:00 am

I cannot find any info on the E/L Crown + Double Rifle Stamp.
I cannot find any info on the E/L Crown + Double Rifle Stamp.
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I cannot find any info on the E/L Crown + Double Rifle Stamp.
I cannot find any info on the E/L Crown + Double Rifle Stamp.

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Re: Need help with the date and identification of my Marbles vintage knife

Post by RobesonsRme.com » Fri Aug 23, 2019 3:18 pm

Welcome to AAPK!!! ::tu::

Marble's does not fall under my Bailywick, but that Marbles stamp does not look right to me, given the few I've seen or read about.

The other stamp is totally unfamiliar.

Curious Knife.

Hopefully, someone more knowledgeable than I will be along with definitive information.

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Re: Need help with the date and identification of my Marbles vintage knife

Post by 1967redrider » Fri Aug 23, 2019 3:27 pm

This looks like a modern stamp to me, not sure about the other stamp.
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Re: Need help with the date and identification of my Marbles vintage knife

Post by Chippersworld » Fri Aug 23, 2019 6:29 pm

A brief history, it has been in my and my fathers possession for about 50 years. I can’t remember if my grandfather passed this knife to my father or not.

Thanks for the responses guys. Hoping someone in this forum will have some added knowledge.

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Re: Need help with the date and identification of my Marbles vintage knife

Post by Gunsil » Fri Aug 23, 2019 6:52 pm

It was likely brand new fifty years ago. It is not a pre-WW2 classic Marbles knife. The Marbles marking is from the 1970s, I don't know what the mark on the back side is. The funny long guard and no pins in the stag handle indicate it is a very late knife.

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Re: Need help with the date and identification of my Marbles vintage knife

Post by WVbladetrade » Fri Aug 23, 2019 8:47 pm

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The Hard cover book... The Encyclopedia of MARBLES Knifes & Sporting Collectibles... on page 53 has your stamp in question ...
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Re: Need help with the date and identification of my Marbles vintage knife

Post by cbfd » Sat Aug 24, 2019 12:30 am

Good work, Tom!

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Re: Need help with the date and identification of my Marbles vintage knife

Post by Chippersworld » Mon Aug 26, 2019 6:11 pm

Thanks guys! I see on the page posted 1961 as a date with the crown stamp, is it safe to say that is probably the year? Also, any ideas on value?

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Re: Need help with the date and identification of my Marbles vintage knife

Post by WVbladetrade » Wed Aug 28, 2019 12:15 am

According to the Author it was a short lived mark,,,, 1961-63 would be my guess,,, someone might come along with better info. As far as
value,,, it's condition and with no sheath hurts the value. Myself I just liked fixed blades with the correct sheath. I have one like yours, Woodcraft,
Stag, mint with a mint sheath....Not for sell now, but If I every decided to sell it I would probably ask around $300 ,,, someone who keeps up with the Marble market ,,,,, should have a better estimate.
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Re: Need help with the date and identification of my Marbles vintage knife

Post by Chippersworld » Thu Aug 29, 2019 2:16 pm

Thanks Tom! I appreciate you input... I am going to list it for about $150 and see what happens. I enjoy the research and collaboration to determine the history of items like this. Thanks again! Chip

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