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Bunch of old case knives

Post by mmmorici » Tue Jul 20, 2021 9:01 pm

Looking for help determining age and if not too far gone to be collected. Many thanks. M
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Re: Bunch of old case knives

Post by philco » Tue Jul 20, 2021 9:35 pm

Here's a link that will give you useful information on how to determine your Case knife's age by examining the tang stamp. You can also find info regarding model numbers for your knives.
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https://www.allaboutpocketknives.com/co ... age-identi
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Re: Bunch of old case knives

Post by Mumbleypeg » Wed Jul 21, 2021 12:53 am

I couldn’t get the link Phil provided to work. If it doesn’t work for you try this https://www.allaboutpocketknives.com/page/research.php

Scroll down to the section about Case knife age identification, and compare the stamps on your knives with those shown to identify when it was made.

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Re: Bunch of old case knives

Post by Dan In MI » Wed Jul 21, 2021 3:42 am

Phil and Ken have already given great advice. I enlarged the photo, and most appear to be 1970 or newer. A shame the one at the top (looks like a Peanut to me) has a broken blade. They are the sort of knives I'd carry, but if you want to display them, then by all means do!
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