Hammer, NYK or Imperial?

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Hammer, NYK or Imperial?

Post by edge213 » Sun Jul 25, 2021 8:01 pm

I assume this Hammer Brand is Imperial.
Not shell construction.
Very well built nice knife.
Celluloid handles.
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Re: Hammer, NYK or Imperial?

Post by knife7knut » Sun Jul 25, 2021 9:02 pm

I would venture that it is likely an Imperial.If the bolsters have a small tab on the end holding them on then it is definitely an Imperial.
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Re: Hammer, NYK or Imperial?

Post by 1967redrider » Sun Jul 25, 2021 9:06 pm

Did all of the NYKC Hammer Brand folders have a NYKC tang stamped blade?
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Re: Hammer, NYK or Imperial?

Post by edge213 » Sun Jul 25, 2021 9:22 pm

knife7knut wrote:
Sun Jul 25, 2021 9:02 pm
I would venture that it is likely an Imperial.If the bolsters have a small tab on the end holding them on then it is definitely an Imperial.
It does not have tabs.
As I stated, not shell construction.
It solid bolsters.
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Re: Hammer, NYK or Imperial?

Post by knife7knut » Sun Jul 25, 2021 9:26 pm

edge213 wrote:
Sun Jul 25, 2021 9:22 pm
knife7knut wrote:
Sun Jul 25, 2021 9:02 pm
I would venture that it is likely an Imperial.If the bolsters have a small tab on the end holding them on then it is definitely an Imperial.
Missed that;my mistake. :oops: I still believe it is an Imperial as I don't think NYKC made anything like that. Still a nice knife as are all the solid bolster Imperials I have seen.

It does not have tabs.
As I stated, not shell construction.
It solid bolsters.
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Re: Hammer, NYK or Imperial?

Post by edge213 » Sun Jul 25, 2021 9:46 pm

knife7knut wrote:
Sun Jul 25, 2021 9:26 pm
edge213 wrote:
Sun Jul 25, 2021 9:22 pm
knife7knut wrote:
Sun Jul 25, 2021 9:02 pm
I would venture that it is likely an Imperial.If the bolsters have a small tab on the end holding them on then it is definitely an Imperial.
Missed that;my mistake. :oops: I still believe it is an Imperial as I don't think NYKC made anything like that. Still a nice knife as are all the solid bolster Imperials I have seen.

It does not have tabs.
As I stated, not shell construction.
It solid bolsters.
Thank you sir, I thought Imperial also ::tu::
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Re: Hammer, NYK or Imperial?

Post by knifeaholic » Sun Jul 25, 2021 11:15 pm

Made by Imperial Schrade Corp. 1950's to 60's. Same patterns and tooling that they were using for the Ulster branded knives at the time.

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Re: Hammer, NYK or Imperial?

Post by msteele6 » Mon Jul 26, 2021 1:30 am

Whenever you see the "USA" next to the Hammer Brand it's always Imperial. I think that all of the Hammer Brand stamped NYK knives also had an NYK stamp on the blades as well, generally on a secondary, none were stamped with only the Hammer Brand stamp that I've seen.

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Re: Hammer, NYK or Imperial?

Post by edge213 » Mon Jul 26, 2021 2:10 am

Thanks guys.
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Re: Hammer, NYK or Imperial?

Post by hardman » Mon Jul 26, 2021 2:38 am

Super knife, David! And in fantastic condition.
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Re: Hammer, NYK or Imperial?

Post by 1967redrider » Mon Jul 26, 2021 5:29 pm

msteele6 wrote:
Mon Jul 26, 2021 1:30 am
Whenever you see the "USA" next to the Hammer Brand it's always Imperial. I think that all of the Hammer Brand stamped NYK knives also had an NYK stamp on the blades as well, generally on a secondary, none were stamped with only the Hammer Brand stamp that I've seen.


Thanks for the info. ::handshake::
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