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Jabbo
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Frequent visitor, first time poster here. Looking to ID this 5 blade, 3 level Camillus knife from a collection I inherited from my father. Only stamp on this knife is the one pictured. Any help is greatly appreciated!
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Right above your post is the "Tang Stamp Charts" thread. Type in: Camillus in the search box. You'll find the chronology for the Camillus stampings as you scroll around that site. Your knife has their final stamp. Good luck, J.O'.
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Not a very old knife, but it is a fairly unusual pattern, and looks to be in great condition from the pictures. Personally I would put a knife like that someplace secure, and take it out to admire it in occasions.
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Thanks, gents. It is quite an unusual pattern. About all I've been able to figure out is it was made 1989 or later. Unfortunately, the glued label with model # fell off the box. :-( Dad had over 400 knives and multi tools, most purchased in the 80's and 90's and never used. It's been a lot of fun sorting through them, cleaning and polishing and learning some history. Also a treat to pick ones to keep for me and for gifts! I'm going to keep digging on this particular Camillus. Just too curious!
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That is a really really cool knife ! Enjoy ::tu::
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I believe it was early 90's when they put out that series. Maybe a little earlier. It is a nice series.
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I think doglegg is right. I have the 4-bladed version of this knife, and it has C-4 on the pile side of the main blade's tang. It has the same wooden scales but has a punch instead of the small blade yours has. And of course, mine is only two layers so it is missing the saw completely.

Camillus made your knife for the Remington brand as well. Here's a link to one that sold on AAPK a couple years ago:

https://www.allaboutpocketknives.com/ca ... cout-knife
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Thanks so much, folks!
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I have a #5 from that series. They were made 1999-2003

PM vit_213. He's the resident expert on Camillus knives & has a very informative web site. I've never seen that particular pattern but that doesn't mean much. You can find a post by him on this page -- viewtopic.php?f=63&t=65568&p=974131#p974131
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