Russell Dating

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Russell Dating

Postby CANTHOK » Tue Dec 11, 2018 5:22 pm

I have an old Russell knife with tang stamp: Russell under this R with a diamond on each side then USA. Could someone help me with determining the date produced?
Thanks

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Re: Russell Dating

Postby New_Windsor_NY » Tue Dec 11, 2018 5:34 pm

Hi. I know absolutely nothing about knives in general let alone Russell
knives. But someone with knowledge will be stopping by soon.
I can tell you right now, these guys, and gals, LOVE PICTURES.
I suggest you post a few, especially the tang stamp or maker mark(s). :D
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Re: Russell Dating

Postby bladehound » Thu Dec 13, 2018 12:19 pm

Wait you dated Jane Russell ? Lucky guy

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Re: Russell Dating

Postby just bob » Thu Dec 13, 2018 12:54 pm

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Re: Russell Dating

Postby CANTHOK » Thu Dec 13, 2018 2:43 pm

Thanks very much Bob for the link to the Russell display--the gentlemanly thing to do as opposed to a response dripping with sarcasm. You have been very helpful--did not know there were so many different Russell tang stamps and pin placements--thanks again.

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Re: Russell Dating

Postby bladehound » Sat Dec 15, 2018 11:47 pm

You are no gentleman yourself. If you can respond to a light joke with a mean statement like that then someone needs to remember knives are not life and death. I will live hate free hope you can.

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Re: Russell Dating

Postby bladehound » Sat Dec 15, 2018 11:47 pm

You are no gentleman yourself. If you can respond to a light joke with a mean statement like that then someone needs to remember knives are not life and death. I will live hate free hope you can.

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Re: Russell Dating

Postby gsmith7158 » Sun Dec 16, 2018 12:18 am

CANTHOK wrote:I have an old Russell knife with tang stamp: Russell under this R with a diamond on each side then USA. Could someone help me with determining the date produced?
Thanks

CANTHOK I assume this knife is something other than a Barlow. Is that correct?
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Re: Russell Dating

Postby knife7knut » Sun Dec 16, 2018 5:41 pm

You might try the Museum of Industrial History in Greenfield Massachusetts. They have a good history of the company on their website and are always compiling information about the company. I spoke with them awhile back concerning some unusual Russell blades I had acquired(see General Forum for pics)and they informed me there is a gentleman on premises who will be starting to manufacture Russell knives.
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Re: Russell Dating

Postby CANTHOK » Mon Dec 17, 2018 8:28 pm

Have a merry Christmas bladehound. Remember Jesus loves you.


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