Ive searched everywhere cant find the maker thank you for your help, im trying to identify a fixed blade knife the timestamp is a coal miner in front of his mule, Hello we are professional scuba divers and we found a handle of a knife on a sinked ship and we are trying to find details about it if possible. It has 17 on the handle and thats the only markings. Suggestions, Questions, Comments, Concerns, Alerts, Etc Member Store Tips, Tricks & Instructions, http://germandressdaggers.com/Maker%20marks.htm. It's mouth is opened as if in a snarl. Next is another old standard. On handle has metal circle piece with a bear. Victoria, Sorry. On 18th January 1939, obviously dissatisfied, Carl Trade advertisements dated Elliot's to 1795. I have looks like cut bone 2 blade pocket knife. links[5]='http://www.wwiidaggers.com'; Shumate's -Barber-, Shumate Razor Co., St.Louis., U.S.A. Japanese Nichiri Co., Ltd, Swedish Steel, Special Made. Wsthof. Thanks for your comment. The shield pictured is from a NEW BRITAIN blade etched US Boker circa 1968-1970. Then a bear picture on one blade on other blade it says stainless over pakistan. ?, or a large cat or catlike looking animal stamped on the tang. Thank you. by junebug Thu Jan 02, 2014 8:36 am, Powered by phpBB Forum Software phpBB Limited. The Most Comprehensive Database Of Custom Knifemakers. Great thread! Its got a saw looking teeth on the top of blade toward the tip an 6 holes behind that. Camillus Tang Stamps and Dates (www.bladeforums.com) Camillus Tang Stamps circa 1915-1946 -A WORK IN PROGRESS (AAPK-All About Pocket Knives) The Tang Stamps of Adolph Kastor, Camillus and Their Cutlery Relatives (Knifeworld) Canal Street Cutlery. The company in businesssince June 13, 1731. by junebug Thu Jan 02, 2014 8:07 am, Post Top. Norikazu is the first in his family to m Case Brothers Cutlery Co. and W. R. Case & Sons chronology. Once you see that, know that your knife is from 1990 or later. The blade is Damascus . Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window), Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window), Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window), Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window), Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window), Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window), Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window), Click to email a link to a friend (Opens in new window). by Old Hunter Wed Jan 01, 2014 8:57 pm, Post ad[4]='http://www.germandaggers.com/banners/oldbrigade.jpg'; Albanese B.S. Terms of Service. links[7]='https://www.marnamilitaria.com'; Careful though - many old Solingen made knives also have this shield! by 268bull Mon Apr 12, 2010 1:50 am, Post The markings below show which tangs were used and when. In western Europe, deep stamped markings on blades were widespread until the 1880's as means of brand identification. Tweet European-made knives; German Eye; Henckels; Hubertus; Chinese-made knives; Rough Rider Knife Forum; . Then to my surprise I saw one marked with only a stylized birds Note the lack of a trademark registered symbol. The knives will be sharpened the day received and returned the next day. From 1957 to 1986 the knives were stamped with the logo Hoffritz Switzerland Stainless and Switzerland Stainless Rostfrei (and a few other varieties). German Army Knife Variants Details Written by Spork60 Category: 2005 Published: 10 August 2005 I first encountered the GAK in a Military Surplus store a few years after the reunification of Germany. If coupled with a BOKER/USA tang stamp, the shield below indicates a US Boker manufactured before 1975. by Shearer Mon Dec 30, 2013 7:34 pm, Post (LogOut/ In 1947 it was a part "Pearlduck" under the direction of David Perlson. I recently inherited an old knife from my grandfather it has no identifying marks and no sheath but i really want to figure out what this thing is it has a steel blade and a steel wood and brass handle. Co., Little Valley N.Y. William H.De Pew, "The Perfect Razor"("monkey tail"). I was already familiar with the commercial models such as the The Cadmans were an old Derbyshire family from Eckington, a hamlet several miles south of Sheffield. Rockingham Works 1809(1815) - 1848. There are many resources available online, including forums, collectors websites, and knife encyclopedias, that can help you identify the mark. by buckeyefan Mon Apr 12, 2010 10:13 pm, Powered by phpBB Forum Software phpBB Limited. It had no name or numbers on the knife. In 1858, John Brookes was joined by Thomas Crookes and they acquired a warehouse, workshops, engine-house, and grinding wheel behind a nouse at No.58 Marsh Bros traced its history to 1631. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Determine the age and history of your knife by researching the makers mark and any other identifying features, such as handle materials or blade design. Copyright © Alex Ts. Fram, Julius Mandler Soehne, Solingen-Wald. The Mazir-i-Sharif stamp was added to edged weapons and coins in Kabul, Afghanistan. I understand there are a lot of strict rules and restrictions to put that city on a knife. Circa 1984-1994. The Stamp duty is always calculated as a percentage of the market value/agreement value (whichever is higher). Military surplus The company hit its stride during WWI with hunting and combat blades, including daggers like yours. by Joe Dirt Mon Dec 30, 2013 8:03 pm, Post "H.Boker & Co. began marking Tree Brand knives in 1837. from both East and West was beginning to appear in the States at the time. When the COOPER group owned Boker in its final years of US knife production, this shield was used. Do you know the age? A corkscrew collector bought one like that online and did a little writeup on it. We also get your email address to automatically create an account for you in our website. This is a great piece for Solingen Germany knife collectors and will not last! Cant find it anywhere. by TripleF Mon Dec 30, 2013 8:10 pm, Post Made in Germany. Most are molded of ivory colored celluloid, sometimes with grain lines similar to real ivory. For example, the "eyelash" or "sickle" marks of Genoa and elsewhere are well known and often imitated, that is, added to blades originating in German or the Caucausus. Unlocking the secrets of a Solingen Germany knife is an adventure that awaits collectors and enthusiasts alike. by 268bull Mon Apr 12, 2010 2:55 am, Post 1 crore, the stamp duty rate is 6%. Please help. links[2]='http://www.johnsonreferencebooks.com'; document.write(''). It has the intials U.C.U.S stamped in the base of the blade and what looks to be an H stamped into the tang any ideas on what this might be or what era it is from. Not sure what the "Rob xx AAS" thing is about. Any information would be helpful. Their knives generally feature the Wsthof trident logo, along with the words "Solingen" and "Germany.". Has bone or stag handles. Made in Germany. No manufacturer only a distributor. Vintage Solingen knives can be quite valuable, especially if they are in good condition and from a well-known manufacturer. ad[0]='http://www.germandaggers.com/banners/germanmilitaria.jpg'; For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. I want to learn as much as possible about different cuisines and cultures through food. Their mark typically features the Bker tree logo, often accompanied by the words Solingen and Germany., Puma, another popular Solingen knife maker, was founded in 1769. I have an old 4-blade folding pocket knife with an inlay picture of a cow, bull, buffalo something on the handle that I am trying to identify. Im guessing EW are initials and 3328 is the number produced?? 0. by bonehead Mon Dec 30, 2013 11:00 pm, Post im trying to identify a knife i bought at a swap meet some years ago, I have a dagger my wifes father got in Turkey while in the military. It is the small razor, length of the cutting ed New-York - Germany, Registered 20507. Surplus store a few years after the reunification of Germany. Case has been marking its knives with tang stamps from the beginning. The main blade is about 3/8" too short, and has been reprofiled. Different combinations of marks can be seen, ranging from an unmarked blade to a blade with a Maker Mark and a Distributor Mark. I have no idea how long this shield has been in use. Its made in Germany thats all I can pick out. Thank you, Bull. by 313 Mike Wed Jan 01, 2014 10:40 pm, Post Some DE & SE safety razors from my collection. 50 lakh and Rs. All you need to know about stamp duty and registration charges in Maharashtra, the process of stamp duty Maharashtra online, and more. Before about 1814, the stamping dies were handcut. Change), You are commenting using your Facebook account. I have a fixed blade knife. There is no manufacturers name on the tang. Antelope. I finally remembered where I saw the bottom, left shield at. Thank you for reading and have a great day! I dont recognize HAAS. Im trying to identify a knife, I know its a Gerber but after going through their website (no success) and searching by image (no success) Im at quite a loss as to what it is. The company in business since Heinrich Kaufmann, India-Werk (1916). Klass (Kissing Cranes), B&H, Once your account is created, you'll be logged-in to this account. $20.00 For Five Knives or ($4.00 per knife - 5-9 knives) / Firstis the tried and true bar shield. I believe this knife to be a knockoff, possibly manufactured on The German company also had offices in New York Cit. Sohn 45, Solingen-Germany. First of all, let me start by saying this is a work in progress. There is a great resource about this well-known company: Here are some ways to identify a fake Camillus knife: The tang stamps are all over the place; There is a mix of lower and uppercase letters; The font is a bit off; Short and curved false edge (as opposed to the long sweeping false edge of the WWII knife) Scabbards are marked with Eagle, Globe and Anchor. Image Trademark with Serial Number 71004914. German Army Knife). by Cutty Wed Jan 01, 2014 11:25 pm, Post Please check your browser settings or contact your system administrator. It's very difficult to say for sure who made these razors. If any one may know an estimate of how old my knife is please leave a comment, thank you, http://iknifecollector.com/group/bokerfans/forum/topics/boker-dating-. Issard was his wife's surname. Distributor Marks identify the retail outlet which sold the edged weapon. Absolutely The Most Complete Collection Of Knife Related Links Ever Assembled. Politicians should be like a good pocket knife ." Most of these are educated guesses, based on other factors. Handle is what has the wildlife picture and it comes in a pretty nice wooden box. In 1975, the firm was purchased by A.G. Russell of Springdale, Arkansas. Im sorry, but without more information or a clear image of the makers mark on your Solingen bread knife, its difficult to provide an accurate identification. The unique combination of abundant natural resources, skilled artisans, and strict quality control helped Solingen earn its title as a hub of blade production. The tang stamp has 3 lines that start at the edge, curve upward, and end with the last line extending all the way to the handle. A razor smith, Thomas Turner first appeared in a Sheffield directory in 1854 in Milton Street. Didnt want to have my own website. Homebuyers can avail of the tax savings by registering their property before a certain date, which is usually announced by the Maharashtra government every year. This company was owned by the Kastor family. The knife itself says vanadium stainless steel and both handle and blade are this. Tang stamps, steel, bolster and liner materials, blade etches, andscale materials all tell a part of the story. Extremely stylized and geometric depictions of animals were often featured, with a meaning we can only guess at today. / My old quill knife BOKER has a tang stamp from the 1037-40 era cast steelremsheid etc.. but also has the name DANIEL BUTZ ??? The online community of knife collectors, A Knife Family Forged in Steel. How can I tell if a Solingen knife is fake? Lawnmower Blades and Garden Tools are by Quote Only / Neither old, nor unusual, just a comparison of my two Schrade stockmen (832, 834). Locally-added marks may vary significantly from the original marks, and this sometimes provides additional clues for identification of a blade. Thank you, Bull. Report an Issue | An example * Gebrder Geldmacher, Solingen, Behringstrasse 37-41 in 1939. Challenge Cutlery Company, Bridgeport, Conn. Oxford Razor, Germania Cutlery Works, Germany. Vance, Hello, my name is Victoria and I have some pocket knives of my late grandfather and Im unable to identify the knives. 1955-1972 Tang stamp 1972 - 1984 W Germany black blade etch 1984 - 1988 W Germany grey blade etch 1988 - present grey blade etch . If received by mail, they will be placed in the mail to be returned the day after received. I was able to find eskilstuna but nothing else, I have what I think is a bayonet but Im not a knife expert of any degree. Would love your thoughts, please comment. The exceptional craftsmanship and premium materials used in the manufacturing process have earned Solingen a reputation as the City of Blades.. We found it in a tree that had grown up around knife. Can you send me a pic? by jerryd6818 Mon Dec 30, 2013 7:53 pm, Post While Solingen has a reputation for producing high-quality knives, not all knives marked Solingen are of equal quality. know how many contractors there have been for this knife. This family's earliest record is in the books of the Cutlers' Company on 27 April 1700, when a corporate mark D* was granted to Th William Butler was recorded in the Directories of 1774 and 1787 at Trinity Street, using the "BUTLER" mark (gran Johan Engstrm was born in 1846. This shield is circa 1940s-1950s. 5. I really enjoyed seeing some of those old stamps, thanks for posting them. by Paladin Mon Apr 12, 2010 2:08 am, Post Fake Solingen knives may have poorly executed makers marks, inferior materials, or subpar craftsmanship. Jan 11, 2013 #14 We also provide a full range of service and repairs for your knife or edged tools. . Roycroft, for The W.Bingham Co., Cleveland.O. If anyone has some help it would be greatly appreciated. One of the earliest catalogs I have is a 1914 reprint and several bar shields are included. A member can than match a knife for age and make . by peanut740 Mon Dec 30, 2013 8:00 pm, Post $35.00 For Ten Knives ($3.50 per knife - 10+ knives) / Metal stamping is a manufacturing process used to convert flat metal sheets into specific shapes. We are revising it as we can, but these things take time, and it's a lot of content to get through! Try it Shearer, and let's see where it goes! &nbs "The J.R. Torrey Co", Worcester, Massachusetts existed 1858 - 1963. For example, Hitler Youth knives typically have a distinct diamond-shaped emblem on the handle, while WW1 era knives might have specific markings or features depending on the country of origin. Henckels Solingen., Established in 1814, Wsthof is another prominent Solingen knife maker. The tang stamp has "Solgien" so it was made in Germany of German components. To Become An American Bladesmith Society Mastersmith. It is my understanding that the Henry Boker shield below is from the 1980s, and was a special factory order for a large US knife distributor. This trademark was used by Needham, Veall & Tyzack. These lines identify the year the knife was made and the factory where it was made. This razor was made by Ignaz Rsler, Nixdorf,Bohemia. by junebug Thu Jan 02, 2014 8:34 am, Post condition. All About Pocket Knives is a knife related resource center for buying, selling, researching, and discussing all things knives, Post Double edged 6 inch blade with solingen Germany stamp on one side and Maker initials D.S stamped neatly on the other however someone has etched in intials RF above the solingen Germany stamp. I was wondering what the differences between the different tang stamps were. Here is a collection of shields, and my attempt to put a date of use with them. Simply looking for information regarding my late grandfathers knives. I have a spring loaded knife, switch blade action in trying to I d the knife it says 440 stainless , its blade is half serrated back end the its half double edged a single push button releases it no assist, also has a rectangle cut out at the top of blade at hinge point can anyone help? At the beginning, in 1924, the company located in Utica, New York at 209 John Street. 4. $5.00 Per Pair of Scissors / Below is a shield found on a 1940-1950 era 9361 pattern, scout knife. The company located in England and USA, NY, I can read the word rostfrei (rust-free) on one side of the blade and the word SOLINGEN on the other. by junebug Thu Jan 02, 2014 8:04 am, Post Apr 17, 2017. Terms & Conditions | Its all rusted and no Id marks on it. Knife Exchange. "Wester Bros.Cutlery Co."existed 1904-1967 in New York City. I bought a knife that I thought was a pre 1980 and because I didn't know the right tang stamps, I bought one that was made in the early 1980's. This . document.getElementById( "ak_js_1" ).setAttribute( "value", ( new Date() ).getTime() ); Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. accumulator than a collector. Contact me for quote. . ad[6]='http://www.germandaggers.com/banners/Cash2.jpg'; I have a switchblade with stainless steel handles and only marked usa on the tang. any idea who he was ?? I was also left My pocket knife has a knife laying.an a hammer swinging down towards the knife like it is going to hit it. Mail service must include sufficient funds for return postage. Luna, Luna-Werk, A.Feist & Cie, Solingen, 5/8. According toHenry T. Lummus article "Old Sheffield Razors", these razors were dated about 1804. Some razors from my collection with fancy scales: This knife measures 12 7/8 overall. Friedr. Solingen, a small town in Germany, has been famous for its high-quality knives, scissors, and cutlery since the Middle Ages. Please.someone tell me what I have. Great layout u did .I have a ? Day of 1st Issue ad vertisement . This information can give you a better understanding of your knifes value and authenticity. A Basic Introduction to Boker Tang Stamps Mark D. Zalesky and Knife World (Knife World), The Shield Tells a Story More on Estimating the Age of Boker Knives (iknifecollector.com), Dating Info with Tang Stamps and Trees (thehawkco.com), Buck Knife Dating System (www.knifecollector.net), Buck Knife Date Codes (pmphotography.com), Buck Knives Inc. 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