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Tang Stamp?

Post by NAllen731 » Sun Apr 30, 2017 9:42 pm

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Can someone identify this one?

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Re: Tang Stamp?

Post by kootenay joe » Sun Apr 30, 2017 11:40 pm

It will help if you show a picture of the entire knife, blades open & blades closed. Seeing the knife might give clues as to how to interpret the tang markings.
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Post by NAllen731 » Mon May 01, 2017 8:30 pm

Here it is.
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Re: Tang Stamp?

Post by jerryd6818 » Mon May 01, 2017 9:44 pm

Fruit knife with a silver blade and those stamps are not a tang stamp, they are silver identification stamps. The long thin blade is, I believe, a seed pick. Someone will correct me if I'm wrong.
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Post by NAllen731 » Mon May 01, 2017 11:03 pm

Thanks, it didn't dawn on me to look down that path. I have seen similar markings on pocket watches.

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Post by RobesonsRme.com » Tue May 02, 2017 12:36 am

The long thin blade looks like a French manicure blade to me, curved instead of straight to fit the curve of the frame.

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Post by knife7knut » Tue May 02, 2017 3:23 pm

The knife is a watch fob knife and the long thin blade is in fact a manicure blade. The marking is I believe W.G.C. and although I haven't been able to trace that marking down I have a fob knife with a similar marking. It say W.G.C. "X-tra"
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Post by kootenay joe » Tue May 02, 2017 3:30 pm

Wow, k7k scores again ! We are fortunate to have such a keen and knowledgeable member. I learn from almost every k7k post.
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Post by RobesonsRme.com » Tue May 02, 2017 3:47 pm

John Goins wrote a book on tang stamps, Ray just collected all the knives. ::tu::

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Post by jerryd6818 » Tue May 02, 2017 7:24 pm

Wrong again. ::facepalm:: When will I learn to wait for Ray. ::dang::
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Re: Tang Stamp?

Post by SolWarrior » Tue May 02, 2017 8:56 pm

Only half wrong, Jerry, only half. :lol: You actually got the most important part correct - the part he initially came in asking about. ::tu::

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