Camillus 511 folding knife need help with info

Former Schrade President Walley Gardner and principal Joe Hufnagel joined with nine master cutlers to form a group of US craftsmen with over 300 years of combined knife making experience to create Canal Street Cutlery. It was first located in upstate New York where a long and rich tradition of quality knife making dates back to the 19th century. Unfortunately, the company closed its doors in 2015, but not before making some great knives. The brand was resurrected in 2018 as Canal Street Cutlery Co-Op & focuses on making very small batches of high quality traditional knives. As a Co-Op, it is owned by the knife makers who work there.
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Camillus 511 folding knife need help with info

Post by damigg » Fri May 13, 2022 6:38 am

My friend who knows absolely nothing about knives randomly bought this Camillus from fleastore for 3 euros. Anyone know more about this? Years it was made, is it worth than 3 euros?I will buy it because I collect Camillus. All info is appreciated !
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Post by kootenay joe » Fri May 13, 2022 8:26 pm

The knife looks to be in excellent condition. I think it is worth at least $30 which is a lot more than 3 Euros.
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Post by tongueriver » Fri May 13, 2022 11:16 pm

I don't know much about Camillus knives; I think they made those barlows for decades. I did a snip out of a 1951 catalog.
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Post by New_Windsor_NY » Mon May 16, 2022 10:54 pm

damigg wrote:
Fri May 13, 2022 6:38 am
My.....
I'm just slightly curious about the Camillus and Canal Street connection. ::shrug::
After all, this is the Canal Street forum.
Maybe it's just me.
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Post by kootenay joe » Mon May 16, 2022 11:16 pm

New_Windsor_NY wrote:
Mon May 16, 2022 10:54 pm
damigg wrote:
Fri May 13, 2022 6:38 am
My.....
I'm just slightly curious about the Camillus and Canal Street connection. ::shrug::
After all, this is the Canal Street forum.
Maybe it's just me.
There is no 'connection' between Camillus and Canal Street Cutlery. This thread should be in the Camillus forum.
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Post by tongueriver » Mon May 16, 2022 11:20 pm

Oops; I did not realize what I was replying to.

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Post by kootenay joe » Mon May 16, 2022 11:35 pm

tongueriver wrote:
Mon May 16, 2022 11:20 pm
Oops; I did not realize what I was replying to.
Cal, your post is great, most helpful one in this thread.
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Post by New_Windsor_NY » Mon May 16, 2022 11:45 pm

kootenay joe wrote:
Mon May 16, 2022 11:16 pm
There.....
Yes, thank you Roland.
I know there is no Camillus, Canal Street connection.
Oh wait, I'm sorry, they both begin with the letter "C."
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