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By Steve Pfeiffer

ISBN-10: 1440244995

ISBN-13: 9781440244995

An American Icon!

W.R. Case & Sons' commitment to high quality and craftsmanship has made the company's pocket knives adored possessions handed down via generations, and the main respected and largely gathered on the planet for greater than a century.

The purely full-color fee advisor dedicated completely to Case pocket knives, this booklet good points approximately 1,000 pictures, present values for 1000's of pocket knives from 1920 to this present day, and certain information regarding tools for developing knives, quirks of the development numbering platforms, tang stamps, varieties of blade steels, and knife shields.

You'll additionally enjoy:

  • Identifying and pricing info for pocket knives so much prized through creditors, together with development 20 Peanut, hugely well known fifty four development Trapper, trend seventy two Bulldog and Buffalo, and trend ninety seven Shark Tooth
  • A exhibit of the different sorts of ordinary and artificial deal with fabrics used to create Case knives, together with bone, Delrin, steel, pearl and imitation pearl, stag, and wood
  • A new element of 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 device for use or an instance of caliber and craftsmanship passed down as family members heirlooms, this traditionally wealthy advisor indicates why Case is still the preferred model between knife collectors.

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COURTESY OF BOB PICKLESIMER T h i s p h o to s h ow s t h e f r o n t s ca le of a 6 5 p a t ter n f o l d i n g h u n t e r with the l ow er b o l s ter rem oved . T he re a re s ever a l t h i n g s to n o t e h ere : The “lug” o n th e rem oved b o l s ter i s vis ib le . The b o l s ter h a s t w o h o l es . T h e la rge r hole i s f o r th e m a i n n i c k el s i l v e r e nd pin. T h i s p i n go es th r o u g h b o t h b ols te r s a n d s er ves to h o l d t h e k nif e toge the r. T h e s m a l l er h o l e i s f o r a s m a ll pin th a t a s s i s ts i n a t ta c h i n g the b ols te r to t h e l i n er.

Examples of Case “whittler” patterns that were traditionally made with this construction include the 6308, the 6383, and the 6380. ” The last major general category of pocket knives as traditionally constructed by Case is a style of knife that is sometimes referred to as a “double-end” knife. This style is differentiated by the use of two full-length blades, hinged at opposite ends with each operating on its own backspring. Double-end knife patterns as made by Case would include two scales and two single-end backsprings, with no other interior liners.

THE LINE ON CASE LINER MATERIALS I n the construction of a traditional pocket knife, the “liner,” sometimes referred to as a “scale,” is the flat strip of metal that forms the base for the handle, with the bolsters and the handle slabs affixed to the liner using pins (on the vast majority of knives) or epoxy (the handles on very few knives). ” Some knives are made without liners, in particular metal-handled knives where the metal handle slab also serves as the liner. Traditionally, Case used three liner materials in the manufacture of pocket knives: iron, brass, and nickel silver.

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