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Old Crafty

Post by Ripster » Wed Sep 09, 2020 7:10 pm

Received this 3 blade Craftsman #9548 from father in law. Don’t know who made these for Craftsman and haven’t seen a “Old Crafty” before. It seems like a Schrade with swinden style bolsters . Not sure ,any help would be great.thanks
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Re: Old Crafty

Post by cody6268 » Wed Sep 09, 2020 7:27 pm

I think all the "Old Crafty" knives patterned after Old Timer are Schrades. That being said, I don't know why I don't own one yet. Most USA-made Craftsman knives and multitools are Schrade or Camillus.

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Re: Old Crafty

Post by edge213 » Wed Sep 09, 2020 7:51 pm

Ripster wrote:
Wed Sep 09, 2020 7:10 pm
Received this 3 blade Craftsman #9548 from father in law. Don’t know who made these for Craftsman and haven’t seen a “Old Crafty” before. It seems like a Schrade with swinden style bolsters . Not sure ,any help would be great.thanks
What is the tuxedo in the upper left?
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Re: Old Crafty

Post by Ripster » Wed Sep 09, 2020 8:02 pm

edge213 wrote:
Wed Sep 09, 2020 7:51 pm
Ripster wrote:
Wed Sep 09, 2020 7:10 pm
Received this 3 blade Craftsman #9548 from father in law. Don’t know who made these for Craftsman and haven’t seen a “Old Crafty” before. It seems like a Schrade with swinden style bolsters . Not sure ,any help would be great.thanks
What is the tuxedo in the upper left?
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Re: Old Crafty

Post by edge213 » Wed Sep 09, 2020 8:04 pm

Ripster wrote:
Wed Sep 09, 2020 8:02 pm
edge213 wrote:
Wed Sep 09, 2020 7:51 pm
Ripster wrote:
Wed Sep 09, 2020 7:10 pm
Received this 3 blade Craftsman #9548 from father in law. Don’t know who made these for Craftsman and haven’t seen a “Old Crafty” before. It seems like a Schrade with swinden style bolsters . Not sure ,any help would be great.thanks
What is the tuxedo in the upper left?
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Re: Old Crafty

Post by kootenay joe » Fri Sep 11, 2020 9:04 am

Your Old Crafty is a Schrade, looks to be same as the 34OT.
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Re: Old Crafty

Post by Ripster » Fri Sep 11, 2020 4:17 pm

kootenay joe wrote:
Fri Sep 11, 2020 9:04 am
Your Old Crafty is a Schrade, looks to be same as the 34OT.
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Re: Old Crafty

Post by jxr1197 » Sat Sep 12, 2020 1:08 am

Sears started selling Delrin Old Timers in 1963 or 64. The first knives had Craftsman tang stamps with Old Timer shields. The Old Crafty branding wasn't introduced until 1966. As Roland said, that's a 34OT. You can also find Old Crafty 8OTs and 108OTs. The best (my opinion) Craftsman Old Timer was the 2OT.
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Re: Old Crafty

Post by tongueriver » Sun Sep 13, 2020 3:45 pm

jxr1197 wrote:
Sat Sep 12, 2020 1:08 am
The best (my opinion) Craftsman Old Timer was the 2OT.
Oh, they are OK, I suppose. Mike in Mississippi has a really knice one.
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