Keen Kutter K-1

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Keen Kutter K-1

Postby rangerbluedog » Mon Apr 16, 2018 12:55 am

Just picked up this Keen Kutter K-1. I don't know about this brand. I'm guessing 1960s or so. K-1 stamped on reverse tang of the main blade.
Can anyone fill me in on this one?
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Re: Keen Kutter K-1

Postby knife7knut » Mon Apr 16, 2018 3:44 am

I think you are about 30 years too late.Nice knife!
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Re: Keen Kutter K-1

Postby TwoFlowersLuggage » Mon Apr 16, 2018 5:38 am

One of my favorite stories is how the brand name "Keen Kutter" came about:
https://www.collectorsweekly.com/tools- ... een-kutter
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Re: Keen Kutter K-1

Postby danno50 » Tue Apr 17, 2018 6:02 pm

Sellens says it was in the 1959 Shapleigh catalog. Could have been made by Schrade or Camillus, or??
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Re: Keen Kutter K-1

Postby knifeaholic » Tue Apr 17, 2018 7:16 pm

It appears to be a standard Camillus pattern...made by Camillus circa 1950's to 1960's.
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Re: Keen Kutter K-1

Postby edge213 » Wed Apr 18, 2018 2:06 am

TwoFlowersLuggage wrote:One of my favorite stories is how the brand name "Keen Kutter" came about:
https://www.collectorsweekly.com/tools- ... een-kutter

Good read. Thanks for posting.
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