Barlow Knife Identification

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Barlow Knife Identification

Postby tennbargainbin » Thu Jan 10, 2019 3:36 pm

I obtained this knife in a box of antique corkscrews and the like. It appears to be a very poor condition Barlow knife used in advertising. Can anyone shed anything else onto this knife? Many thanks in advance.

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Re: Barlow Knife Identification

Postby Eye Brand Man » Thu Jan 10, 2019 3:43 pm

Probably Colonial
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Re: Barlow Knife Identification

Postby orvet » Thu Jan 10, 2019 3:51 pm

I agree, Colonial.
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Re: Barlow Knife Identification

Postby knife7knut » Thu Jan 10, 2019 8:02 pm

Hard to tell from the pics but it appears the master blade is missing.
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Re: Barlow Knife Identification

Postby r redden » Mon Jan 14, 2019 1:49 pm

I agree that it is most likely a Colonial but could be Imperial the blade is not the original main blade but is most likely the original secondary blade. I don't know of any Barlow that has ever been made as a single pen blade knife. Here is a Colonial that was recovered in stag by Glennbad.

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