By Steve Pfeiffer
Feast your eyes at the craftsmanship and caliber that's synonymous with Case pocket knives with this one of a kind guide.
The basically full-color booklet targeted exclusively at the paintings of W.R. Case & Sons Cutlery Co., this publication delves into situations 120-year heritage and offers you with the defining information for 1000's upon hundreds of thousands of knives.
In this traditionally wealthy consultant, you will discover 800 full-color images, present values for hundreds of thousands of pocket knives thought of the most well-liked between collector, and a potpourri of knowledge approximately equipment for developing knives, quirks of the trend numbering structures, tang samplings, different types of blade steels and knife shields, besides as:
- Identifying and pricing info for prized knives together with trend 20 Peanut, hugely renowned fifty four trend Trapper, trend seventy two Bulldog and Buffalo, and development ninety seven Shark Tooth
- A show off of the differing kinds of typical and artificial deal with fabrics used to create Case knives, together with bone, stag, pearl, wooden, kinfolk and colourful celluloid, plastic and metal
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These “double zero” stockman patterns sively so that they could be priced at lower price had brass liners in place of nickel silver and were points as compared to the “standard” Case pocket made without shields to keep the prices reduced. knife patterns that were similar. “BACK TO THE OLD GRIND” - CASE “NEW GRIND” OR “SHOULDERLESS GRIND” BLADES From 1983 to 1985, Case attempted to make a the quality of the blade. It seems that the Manufacturing process somewhat radical change to the manner in which to create the shoulder was actually weakening the blade similar blades were ground.
The one exception to this as noted previously is the 6143 (iron lined). There were other random exceptions as a few examples of some of the “100 percent nickel silver” patterns will be observed with brass liners. It is possible that Case ran out of nickel silver supplies at various times and that brass was used to complete production runs. For example, some 54 patterns with the CASE XX USA stamping will be found with brass liners, but this variation is scarce. The 1977 catalog was used as a “cutoff” for the chart because beginning in 19771978, Case began to transition the nickel silver-lined patterns over to brass liners.
Knife patterns that were similar. “BACK TO THE OLD GRIND” - CASE “NEW GRIND” OR “SHOULDERLESS GRIND” BLADES From 1983 to 1985, Case attempted to make a the quality of the blade. It seems that the Manufacturing process somewhat radical change to the manner in which to create the shoulder was actually weakening the blade similar blades were ground. Traditionally, all pocket knife to what a glass cutter does to glass. By converting to the shoul- blades had a “square” grind with a straight corner or derless grind, it increased the strength of blades by 70%, not to “shoulder” where the ground portion of the blade met mention the fact it also enhances the blades appearance.