6375 Goodness

The W.R. Case & Sons Cutlery Company has a very rich history that began in 1889 when William Russell (“W.R.”), Jean, John, and Andrew Case began fashioning their knives and selling them along a wagon trail in upstate New York. The company has produced countless treasures and it continues to do so as one of the most collected brands in the world.
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6375 Goodness

Post by toomanyknives » Sat Oct 17, 2020 2:59 am

Picked this one up from a friend. He received this 6375 in 1973 from his Uncle who owned a hardware store in Georgia.
My friend told me he never did anything but take it out every now and then to show his buddies. When he found out I
collected Case knives, he said, "I have one you might want". We agreed on a price, and here she is. He is in his late 60's
now, and when I said, don't you want to hang on to this as a family keepsake, he told me that he would rather it go to
someone that would enjoy it, and appreciate it, because he never took it out of its drawer. Well, the right person bought
it, I can tell you that!
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Re: 6375 Goodness

Post by rugmar » Sat Oct 17, 2020 3:22 am

Nice one for sure! Those 75 pattern knives are a handful of goodness. Thanks for showing it and thanks for giving it a good home.

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Re: 6375 Goodness

Post by Mumbleypeg » Sat Oct 17, 2020 3:43 am

Nice score! I like those big stockman patterns. ::tu::

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Post by QTCut5 » Sat Oct 17, 2020 4:28 am

Great score and great story of how you got it...best way to add a cool knife to your collection. Congrats.
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Post by Colonel26 » Sat Oct 17, 2020 5:21 am

Very nice! The 75’s are my personal favorite!
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Re: 6375 Goodness

Post by herbva » Sat Oct 17, 2020 11:31 am

Beautiful knife. One of my favorite patterns too. Nice to have the box, wrapping paper and story of the knife (provenance) to go with it. Is that "$15.00" that I think I see hand written on the side of the box? :D ::tu:: ::tu::
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Re: 6375 Goodness

Post by jmh58 » Sat Oct 17, 2020 12:08 pm

WOW!! How KOOL is that!! 8) Very Nice!!! ::tu::
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Re: 6375 Goodness

Post by Beavertail » Sat Oct 17, 2020 1:46 pm

herbva wrote:
Sat Oct 17, 2020 11:31 am
Beautiful knife. One of my favorite patterns too. Nice to have the box, wrapping paper and story of the knife (provenance) to go with it. Is that "$15.00" that I think I see hand written on the side of the box? :D ::tu:: ::tu::
I have the exact same knife! ::tu::
I was at a flea market in Blairsville Georgia about 20 years ago and an older gentleman who owned a hardware store was selling his inventory.
He had several Case knife displays full of new old stock knives.
The 6375 had a price of $15.00 and I got it for $30.00.
Those days are gone forever.
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Re: 6375 Goodness

Post by tongueriver » Sat Oct 17, 2020 2:16 pm

herbva wrote:
Sat Oct 17, 2020 11:31 am
Beautiful knife. One of my favorite patterns too.
Mine too! Congratulations!

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Re: 6375 Goodness

Post by toomanyknives » Sat Oct 17, 2020 2:27 pm

rugmar wrote:
Sat Oct 17, 2020 3:22 am
Nice one for sure! Those 75 pattern knives are a handful of goodness. Thanks for showing it and thanks for giving it a good home.
Thanks rugmar!

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Re: 6375 Goodness

Post by toomanyknives » Sat Oct 17, 2020 2:27 pm

Mumbleypeg wrote:
Sat Oct 17, 2020 3:43 am
Nice score! I like those big stockman patterns. ::tu::

Ken
Thanks Ken!

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Re: 6375 Goodness

Post by toomanyknives » Sat Oct 17, 2020 2:29 pm

QTCut5 wrote:
Sat Oct 17, 2020 4:28 am
Great score and great story of how you got it...best way to add a cool knife to your collection. Congrats.
Thanks QTCut5, I sgree it's my favorite way to get a knife!

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Re: 6375 Goodness

Post by toomanyknives » Sat Oct 17, 2020 2:30 pm

Colonel26 wrote:
Sat Oct 17, 2020 5:21 am
Very nice! The 75’s are my personal favorite!
Thanks Colonel! They are a beast for sure!

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Re: 6375 Goodness

Post by toomanyknives » Sat Oct 17, 2020 2:33 pm

herbva wrote:
Sat Oct 17, 2020 11:31 am
Beautiful knife. One of my favorite patterns too. Nice to have the box, wrapping paper and story of the knife (provenance) to go with it. Is that "$15.00" that I think I see hand written on the side of the box? :D ::tu:: ::tu::
Thanks Herb! And yes, that is $15.00 you see. This is the original box that held six knives. My friend told me his uncle had a small
display in his counter, and kept the bulk boxes underneath..

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Re: 6375 Goodness

Post by toomanyknives » Sat Oct 17, 2020 2:34 pm

jmh58 wrote:
Sat Oct 17, 2020 12:08 pm
WOW!! How KOOL is that!! 8) Very Nice!!! ::tu::
John :D
Thanks John! She's a keeper!

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