Old Knife Collection ID

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Basket CaseXX
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Old Knife Collection ID

Post by Basket CaseXX » Tue Apr 06, 2021 6:39 pm

My grandfather left me these knives he’s collected since the 50’s-60’s. If anyone could assist on information for any of these knives I’d appreciate it!

Edit: I was told how to research these knives to find more so now just enjoy looking at them :)
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USA 6375 CV
USA 6375 CV
USA 6318 SS
USA 6318 SS
USA 3375 CV
USA 3375 CV
USA 6207 SS
USA 6207 SS
USA 6254 CV
USA 6254 CV
620(5?)7
620(5?)7
Cant make out the numbers
Cant make out the numbers
5392
5392
USA 62165 TH SS
USA 62165 TH SS
GSC06347
GSC06347

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Re: Old Knife Collection ID

Post by OLDE CUTLER » Tue Apr 06, 2021 8:01 pm

It is going to be impossible without pictures and descriptions of the knives.
"Sometimes even the blind chicken finds corn"

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Re: Old Knife Collection ID

Post by Basket CaseXX » Tue Apr 06, 2021 8:29 pm

OLDE CUTLER wrote:
Tue Apr 06, 2021 8:01 pm
It is going to be impossible without pictures and descriptions of the knives.
I have pictures added are they not showing up? I also have the serial numbers listed under each

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Re: Old Knife Collection ID

Post by Mumbleypeg » Tue Apr 06, 2021 8:39 pm

Welcome to AAPK. Most, if not all the information about them is stamped on the knife itself. You know the manufacturer and pattern number (what you’ve called the serial number) from the stamps on each knife. On Case knives you can also determine when they were made as there is a date code system. All of the information needed is explained here by clicking on Research in the header at the top of this page, and following the prompts.

The other thing many want to know is “how much is it worth? The best source of value is to do an advanced search on eBay for sold listings of the same or similar knives. Once you know the maker, the pattern number, and the manufacturing date, just put that into eBay’s search, and see what is found. ::tu::

Have fun with your research. ::tu:: I hope you find learning about your grandfathers knives to be interesting and enjoyable. You’re fortunate to have something he valued. ::handshake::

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Re: Old Knife Collection ID

Post by Basket CaseXX » Tue Apr 06, 2021 8:42 pm

Mumbleypeg wrote:
Tue Apr 06, 2021 8:39 pm
Welcome to AAPK. Most, if not all the information about them is stamped on the knife itself. You know the manufacturer and pattern number (what you’ve called the serial number) from the stamp. On Case knives you can also determine when they were made as there is a date code system. All of the information needed is explained here by clicking on Research in the header at the top of this page, and following the prompts.

The other thing many want to know is “how much is it worth? The best source of value is to do an advanced search on eBay for sold listings of the same or similar knives. Once you know the maker, the pattern number, and the manufacturing date, just put that into eBay’s search, and see what is found. ::tu::

Have fun with your research. ::tu:: I hope you find learning about your grandfathers knives to,be interesting. You’re fortunate to have something he valued.

Ken
Oh sweet! Thank you

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Post by OLDE CUTLER » Tue Apr 06, 2021 10:29 pm

Basket CaseXX wrote:
Tue Apr 06, 2021 8:29 pm
OLDE CUTLER wrote:
Tue Apr 06, 2021 8:01 pm
It is going to be impossible without pictures and descriptions of the knives.
I have pictures added are they not showing up? I also have the serial numbers listed under each
Sorry, pictures did not show on my device with first post, but are there now.
"Sometimes even the blind chicken finds corn"

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Re: Old Knife Collection ID

Post by Basket CaseXX » Tue Apr 06, 2021 11:11 pm

OLDE CUTLER wrote:
Tue Apr 06, 2021 10:29 pm
Basket CaseXX wrote:
Tue Apr 06, 2021 8:29 pm
OLDE CUTLER wrote:
Tue Apr 06, 2021 8:01 pm
It is going to be impossible without pictures and descriptions of the knives.
I have pictures added are they not showing up? I also have the serial numbers listed under each
Sorry, pictures did not show on my device with first post, but are there now.
No problem, thanks for looking!

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Post by Dan In MI » Wed Apr 07, 2021 1:07 am

All winners in my book. Hope they will be staying with you!
Ratio of knives I like to dollars I have: approximately 100,000:1.

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Re: Old Knife Collection ID

Post by Basket CaseXX » Wed Apr 07, 2021 2:22 am

Dan In MI wrote:
Wed Apr 07, 2021 1:07 am
All winners in my book. Hope they will be staying with you!
Thank you, they definitely will be. I was just trying to uncover some information about the knives; I’ve already found a lot!

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Post by terryl308 » Thu Apr 08, 2021 1:52 pm

In my opinion, the "value" is in the memories and having something he enjoyed. Nice bunch of Case Knives! ::tu:: Terry
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Post by KLJ77 » Thu Apr 08, 2021 10:24 pm

Very nice collection. ::tu:: And, ::welcome:: to AAPK.
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Re: Old Knife Collection ID

Post by TazmanTom18 » Fri Apr 09, 2021 4:25 pm

If you call Case, they will send you a wallet card with all the info you need to identify them. Patterns with numbers, blade profiles, tang marks to date them, etc.

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Re: Old Knife Collection ID

Post by Dan In MI » Fri Apr 09, 2021 5:48 pm

TazmanTom18 wrote:
Fri Apr 09, 2021 4:25 pm
If you call Case, they will send you a wallet card with all the info you need to identify them.
I will have to do that. Thanks for the tip!
Ratio of knives I like to dollars I have: approximately 100,000:1.

Variety is the spice of knife!

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