American Premium Guide To Knives & Razors: Identification And Value Guide

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Krause Publications, Oct 13, 2008 - Antiques & Collectibles - 504 pages
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Keep your knife collecting and identifying skills sharp by studying thousands of pocketknives and straight razors from legendary makers including W.R. Case, Schatt & Morgan and Crandall, all of whom are featured in this new edition to the premiere guide to premium cutlery.

&break;&break;As you deepen your knife knowledge, explore:&break;Updated pricing&break;Manufacturer data and extensive details about patterns&break;Blade styles&break;Handle materials&break;Tang stamps&break;Knife club contact information&break;Company histories

 

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Contents

Contents
6
Preface
7
Acknowledgments
8
Around the Shows
9
Knife Organizations
11
Introduction
16
Handle Materials and Descriptions
18
Glossary
19
Case Memorabilia and Miscellaneous
187
Case 19201970 Tested XX Case XX Case XX USA Case 1970 10 Dot
192
Case 19711988 Case XX USA1971 9 Dot through 1988 2 Dot
299
Case Genuine Stag Sets
314
Case Collectors Club Knives
315
Case Price Guide
316
Hawbaker Special Muskrats
318
Case Special Limited Edition Knives
322

Pattern Names
20
Pocket Knife and Sheath Knife Parts
21
Blade Styles
22
Common Abbreviations
23
Case Knife History
24
Case Knife Reference Information
29
Case New Grind Blades
30
Case Trappers
31
Case Stampings
32
Vintage Case Knives
39
Case Brothers Cutlery Company 18961915
40
WR Case Son Cutlery Company 19021903
67
WR Case Sons Cutlery Company 19031905
72
WR Case Sons Cutlery Company 19051914
77
The Bradford Era 19141919
117
Case Family 19001920
142
Little Valley Knife Association 18981905 and Crandall Cutlery Company 19041912
152
Case Special Limited Edition Sets
328
Case Fixed Blade Hunting Knives
329
Tang Stampings
351
Stag Handles
352
Bone Handles
368
Leather Handles
371
Celluloid Handles
376
Plastic Handles
378
Hard Rubber Handles
381
Case and Family Razors
383
Case Brothers and Related Companies
391
Known Case Brothers Razor Marks
396
Case Brothers Travel Razors
402
WR Case Sons and Related Companies
404
A Short History of Queen Cutlery
421
wwwblademagcom
504
Copyright

Common terms and phrases

Bibliographic information