Wr case & sons cutlery company is an american manufacturer of traditional pocket knives, fixed blades/sporting knives, kitchen knives, limited edition commemoratives and collectibles the company originated in little valley, new york , around the turn of the 20th century, before relocating to its current home, bradford, pennsylvania , in 1905. Beginning in 1990, case replaced the dating system with a stamp that imprinted the actual date on the knife tang this was not as popular with collectors, so case changed back to the dot dating system in the middle of 1993. Case has become the undisputed favorite of knife collectors for a variety of reasons including the rich heritage, quality and variety of knives however, the case dating system also adds to the appeal and collectibility because the knives can be easily identified and dated.
By learning the simple case dating system, you can easily determine the year a case knife was manufactured in 1970, case added dots beneath the usa on the tangs of all knivesas each new year passed, one dot was removed. Buck’s date code chart the symbols stamped onto your blade indicate which year your knife was made please refer to this chart to find out the age of your knife.
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Case describes several dozen abbreviations for individual knife attributes and combines two or more of these in a blade abbreviation the blade abbreviation hpss is a combination of hp (signifying that the knife has a sheep foot and a spay blade) and ss (signifying that the blades are stainless steel. Dating case knives after 1970 every case knife can be associated with an individual year before 1970, knives are associated with an era to find a particular knife, the collector may frequently search for a model number and the year, so the collector must be able to identify which year or era the knife was made in order to search quickly.
Case xx folding knife tang stamp dating video (youtube) (aapk-all about pocket knives) schrade knife identification (wwwcollectors-of-schrades-rus) schrade knives i trying to identify a knife logo it is a m and on the end of the m it has a devils tail and thats it nothing else it is a dubble edge knife. The same dating system was used during the 1980s the differences are the “lightning” form of the letter s in case and usa and the fact that the dots were put above the usa from 1990 to mid-1993, the actual date was stamped on the tang. The case x-small executive lockback with case logo is a must own case product constructed with a locking blade, this knife is a blend of a fixed blade knife and a traditional pocket folder this pocket knife features a locking drop point blade and a brushed stainless steel handle with the case logo.