By Steve Pfeiffer
An American Icon!
W.R. Case & Sons' commitment to high quality and craftsmanship has made the company's pocket knives loved possessions handed down via generations, and the main respected and generally gathered on the earth for greater than a century.
The in simple terms full-color rate advisor committed completely to Case pocket knives, this ebook positive factors approximately 1,000 pictures, present values for hundreds of thousands of pocket knives from 1920 to this day, and precise information regarding equipment for growing knives, quirks of the trend numbering platforms, tang stamps, forms of blade steels, and knife shields.
You'll additionally enjoy:
- Identifying and pricing information for pocket knives such a lot prized by means of creditors, together with trend 20 Peanut, hugely renowned fifty four development Trapper, trend seventy two Bulldog and Buffalo, and trend ninety seven Shark Tooth
- A exhibit of the differing kinds of average and artificial deal with fabrics used to create Case knives, together with bone, Delrin, steel, pearl and imitation pearl, stag, and wood
- A new component to 12 Case sleek knife styles, together with the Mid-Folding Hunter and Sway again, in addition to a few collaborations with famed knifemaker Tony Bose
- A new part on bolsters
- Vintage catalog pages and different items
Whether a utilitarian instrument for use or an instance of caliber and craftsmanship passed down as family members heirlooms, this traditionally wealthy consultant exhibits why Case is still the preferred model between knife collectors.
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Extra resources for Collecting Case knives: identification and price guide for pocket knives
Indd 38 The sufﬁxes shown in the chart were used in Case factory catalogs and price lists. As an example, the 6347 with sheepfoot and spay secondary blades would be listed in a catalog or price list as 6347 Sh Sp. A “Barlow” pattern with a clip master blade would be listed as 62009 1/2, while the same knife with a razor master blade would be a 62009 RAZ, and a spear master blade version was a 62009. In the case of the 1/2 sufﬁx, it could be said that the spear blade version of any jack pattern was the “default” version that had no sufﬁx.
A Case factory bail will be made of nickel silver wire and will be neatly pinned to the bolster of the knife with the pin ends “spun” with a rivet spinner. ): An interesting detail on some older Case “Stockman” patterns with a spay secondary blade is that the etching “FOR FLESH ONLY” will be observed on the spay blade. The “stockman” pattern was conceived as a knife for those who work with livestock, and the spay blade was often used for “veterinary” purposes. Case used this etching on the spay blades installed in the 47 and 18 stockman patterns, and on the spay T h e “ F OR F L E SH ON LY ” et c h i n g f r o m a 4 7 pa tte rn s tock k n i f e.
The “Tommy-on” hammer. When this power hammer was A further variation is the shadow pattern, or a knife tripped, the resulting pressure would force the bolster made with no bolsters. As with tip bolster knives, the down against the liner and spread the lug out ﬂat. This blade pins on knives with shadow construction are process would permanently secure the bolster to the secured only by the handle material. Shadow pattern liner due to the compression of the lug material within knives have more of a sleek appearance and are slightly the bolster hole.