I have a few USA Parkers ... and have had a few Bear & Sons. In my experience, the Parkers quality FAR EXCEEDS the Bear & Sons I've had (and didn't have for long) - which were all major disappointments. I would say Parkers can rival Case quality some of the time; Bear & Sons rivaling USA Parker, none of the time.
pffffft that's not a knife ......... now THAT'S a knife !! Crocodile Dundee