John Fall Hemings pocket knife?

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John Fall Hemings pocket knife?

Post by PonchoLemons64 » Sun Dec 01, 2019 7:20 pm

Trying to ID some old knives left to us by my Father-in-Law who passed away. I can’t find anything on this one at all. Any ideas?
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Re: John Fall Hemings pocket knife?

Post by LongBlade » Mon Dec 02, 2019 1:34 am

Welcome to AAPK ::tu:: ...

I can't help much on the knife but certainly interesting stamp - nice bone congress with threaded bolsters... Don't recognize a John Fall... perhaps a home-spun knife of old - abit unique in not having a location also stamped on the knife which possibly suggests early.. Question is where is Hemings ::nod:: ...
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Re: John Fall Hemings pocket knife?

Post by Mumbleypeg » Mon Dec 02, 2019 1:42 am

I don’t know anything about it, but IMHO it looks old, and English. Looks to me like it says Hemmings (with two m’s). First line “HEM-”, second line “MINGS”. ::shrug::

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Re: John Fall Hemings pocket knife?

Post by LongBlade » Mon Dec 02, 2019 2:26 am

You're right Ken ::tu:: - It is Hemmings now that I see the "-" at end of Hem - or what looks like a hyphen :) ... I also tend to think smooth bone was used more on this side of the pond but perhaps that's just my perception.... Cool knife with unique bolsters and on a congress too 8) ...
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Re: John Fall Hemings pocket knife?

Post by PonchoLemons64 » Mon Dec 02, 2019 2:28 am

Yes it is hyphenated on the larger blade. Really struggling to figure this one out! Thanks for the help

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Re: John Fall Hemings pocket knife?

Post by PonchoLemons64 » Mon Dec 02, 2019 2:30 am

My auto correct must have changed it to Hemings in my post. It is two m’s - Hem - Mings

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