Camillus 53

The Camillus Cutlery Company was one of the oldest knife manufacturers in the United States with roots dating back to 1876. The company manufactured Camillus branded knives and was a prolific contractor for other knife brands up until its last days in 2007 when the company filed for bankruptcy.
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Camillus 53

Postby doglegg » Wed Mar 13, 2019 9:03 pm

Here is the little Camillus 53 that Jerry mentioned the other day. Great little knife, snap better than ebay seller described. Some blade loss but really a pretty knice little knife. Thanks Jerryd for the explanation and the heads up.
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2 15/16th long
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Re: Camillus 53

Postby Tony_Wood » Wed Mar 13, 2019 9:11 pm

Nice one, Floyd.

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Re: Camillus 53

Postby jerryd6818 » Wed Mar 13, 2019 9:13 pm

Well Floyd, unless they start popping up all over the place, you have one of less than a handful that I've seen.
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Re: Camillus 53

Postby carrmillus » Wed Mar 13, 2019 9:29 pm

..I'm carrying mine right now!!!......... ::tu:: ::tu:: ::tu:: ............

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Re: Camillus 53

Postby doglegg » Wed Mar 13, 2019 9:30 pm

jerryd6818 wrote:Well Floyd, unless they start popping up all over the place, you have one of less than a handful that I've seen.

Thanks again Jerry for the history and the heads up. ::handshake::

And to be associated with JerryD and Carrmillus, Wow, that is an honor. ::nod::


Thanks Tony. ::handshake::

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Re: Camillus 53

Postby carrmillus » Wed Mar 13, 2019 9:59 pm

..sounds like you may be in some bad company, Floyd!!....right now, I either carry that #53 or an old worn out sleeveboard whittler that greg sent me!!........love 'em both!!!......... ::tu:: ................


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