Vintage IMPERIAL PROV U.S.A. pocket jack knife

The History of Hammer Brand Knives: Hammer brand was originally a trademark of the old times New York Knife Company, and was started around Like many of the old knife companies, New York Knife ceased operations in during the great depression. Subsequently the trademark was purchased by Schrade Cutlery, and has remained dormant for many years. Schrade is now reintroducing this proud old brand, and producing a new line of Hammer Brand Knives. These knives have a very nice retro look to them both in the “old timey” colors and jigging styles of the bone, and the patterns themselves most of which are older knife patterns that you just don’t see too much anymore.

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It was felt that a metal working industry would create employment. Dating these knives can be a challenge as manufacturing companies came and went. Valuable dating information came from an article on the History of Girl. Picked up this cool old knife at a sale.

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By the time the company moved to Pennsylvania in , the four Case brothers had established their brands. Knife handles are made of a variety of natural materials like Brazilian cattle bone, India stag, buffalo horn, ancient mammoth ivory, mother of pearl , exotic hardwoods and precious stones. Brass , nickel , and silver metals are used to make the knives’ other component parts.

Many people collect Case knives as a hobby. This practice arose from the unique tang stamp dating systems employed by the company beginning in the late 19th century. Today’s Case Collectors Club is made up of 18, members.

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Bayonets for the Rifles and Carbines including the Gew98, Gew98S and Kar98AZ The smokeless powder used to fire the Gew98 rifle did not tend to foul the gun barrel which meant that the bayonets could be fitted under the barrel of the rifle as access to a cleaning rod was no longer so frequently required.

By the time the company moved to Pennsylvania in , the four Case brothers had established their brands. The company’s original factory in Little Valley, New York burned down in Knife handles are made of a variety of natural materials like Brazilian cattle bone, India stag, buffalo horn, ancient mammoth ivory, mother of pearl , exotic hardwoods and precious stones. Brass , nickel , and silver metals are used to make the knives’ other component parts. Many people collect Case knives as a hobby.

This practice arose from the unique tang stamp dating systems employed by the company beginning in the late 19th century. Today’s Case Collectors Club is made up of 18, members.

History Of Pocket Knives

Uncle Henry line knives had stainless steel blades and mechanisms, while Schrade’s Old Timer line used high carbon steel blades and mechanisms. These are actually the same material, but they look different. As the name implies, Staglon looks like a genuine stag grip, but is more durable. Albert Baer and his brother Henry headed a group that purchased Schrade in , when it became a division of Imperial Knife.

In the Company was renamed Imperial Schrade Corporation.

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Use coupon code “USA”. Proudly employing military veterans. Case knives are among the most collectible blades in the world. And what does it mean when your knives are the most sought-after products on the market? It means that every Case XX knife is stamped with a symbol of quality that is as enduring as the brand’s plus year history.

Argentinian Mauser Bayonet Very nice condition Argentinian Mauser bayonet minus its scabbard but ideal for rifle display.

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The Batangas Balisong Knife

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Silverstein was such good friends with Netanyahu that, according to the Israeli newspaper Haaretz he would speak with him on the phone every sunday.

I did not then know that in shooting an elephant one would shoot to cut an imaginary bar running from ear-hole to ear-hole.

I buy them up, fix them up, then put them in boxes in the basement. An item of interest to me is dating the knives. I’ve studied some brands and can give a good guess by some different logos, handle materials, blade shapes etc. Does anybody have a history of the Imperial knife company? I have a number of old camping-style Imperials, some stockmans and a couple fishing knives that have conventional solid handles and pins through nickel-steel bolsters. Would be nice to date these well-built examples.

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Multi-tool Multi-tool knives formerly consisted of variations on the American camper style or the Swiss Army knives manufactured by Victorinox and Wenger , however, the concept of a multitool knife has undergone a revolution thanks in part to an avalanche of new styles, sizes, and tool presentation concepts. These new varieties often incorporate a pair of pliers and other tools in conjunction with one or more knife blade styles, either locking or nonlocking.

Multitool knives often have more than one blade, including an assortment of knife blade edges serrated, plain, saws as well as a myriad of other tools such as bottle openers , corkscrews , and scissors.

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Some of the items were brought back by GI’s as war souvenirs. This photographed was taken by Clinton O. While he was in the Mariana Islands he got to witness barges being filled with Japanese weapons and equipment, they were floated to the deep waters of the lagoons where they were sunk. This Martial Art teaches the students the ancient techniques of sword fighting. There are basically four striking points allowed in a Kendo match.

Using the bamboo sword the fighters can strike the top of the head, the wrist, the ribs and a straight thrust to the throat. All of this areas are protected by an armored structure whose components include canvas, wood and metal. Kendo matches are very lively and action packed. Fighters move swiftly striking with deadly accuracy as they yell the name of the technique they are executing.

This action is reminiscent of the begining days of the Samurai warrior where opponents at war would face each other and yell out their resumes name of school where they learned to fight, family name, number of battles, etc. We have gift certificated available. You may call us at or contact us via email.

Uncle Henry LB7 Bear Paw Knife

We expect a lot from modern pocket knives, like supersteel blades, grippy Micarta or G scales, sturdy blade locks, discreet carry and instant one-hand opening. It has none of these things. Production was farmed out to many manufacturers including Case, Ulster and Western.

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Interestingly, his notes also identify four non-priority targets, ‘unlikely to have serious effect’ – roads, culverts, aerodromes and telegraph equipment. A basic level of quality would have been expected, and certainly by WW2, the Sheffield cutlers had a lot of experience of producing knives like this. Cutlers were exempt from conscription, but many joined up anyway.

This may have meant that the oldest, most experienced cutlers produced a greater percentage of the knives than previously, but some work would also have been done by young lads, and women who came into the factories to assist in the war effort. The cutlery firms and individual cutlers had more consistent work than they had had previously, and were guaranteed to be paid for that work.

They were also taking part in the war effort, at a time when Sheffield was directly affected by the German war machine it was very heavily bombed , and where fathers, brothers, sons, and former work-mates were overseas and in peril. Despite the shortages and deprivations, the knives produced, during both WW1 and WW2, seem to be outstanding work-horses, worked hard during the war, and often for decades after. Cosmetically, the knives made earlier in WW2, with the bolster and copper bail, are certainly more attractive than the later ones, and a little more time could perhaps be spent on them.

There are differences between knives from different firms, but there are differences between knives from the same firms in different years. I’ll try and show as many examples as possible, and perhaps examine them in more detail than previously, so you can get a flavour. I regret now getting rid of a few of the ones I had which had a lot of wear, since they would still be interesting to examine. Generally, the better knives are produced by the firms you’d expect, but none of them are bad, and some of the less-prestigious firms still turned out excellent knives.

I’ve had scores of these knives, and the only one I’ve had a fault with, was a Richards example from , which was a particularly attractive knife, but the spring on the tin-opener blade broke. Possibly, that was just me putting it to use after decades of the knife being in storage.

What could that be for?! (Vintage Imperial knife)


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