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Vintage handle material: 'Hard Black' Usually jigged on the old knives that I've seen....

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Vintage handle material: 'Hard Black' Usually jigged on the old knives that I've seen....I haven't been able to find info on this material - most sites only describe current materials --Please lemme…Continue

 

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Frank replied to Frank's discussion Vintage handle material: 'Hard Black' Usually jigged on the old knives that I've seen....
"Thank you Jan Carter and Jim Johnson: More trivia recalled:   Some brands with similar looking handle material had handles that shrank    and some absolutely 0 shrinkage to this day.       Totally different…"
Jun 8
Jim Johnson replied to Frank's discussion Vintage handle material: 'Hard Black' Usually jigged on the old knives that I've seen....
"   Might be referring to what CASE used to call 'Rough Black'.I reckon that is what they now refer to as that gummy wummy or whatever they're makin' nowadays.They used 'Rough Black all the way  back to…"
Jun 6
Jan Carter replied to Frank's discussion Vintage handle material: 'Hard Black' Usually jigged on the old knives that I've seen....
"Frank, I assume that is because it never took off among collectors.  The material was loved by users and I assume that is why Case returned to a product close to it"
May 30
Frank replied to Frank's discussion Vintage handle material: 'Hard Black' Usually jigged on the old knives that I've seen....
"Jan Carter -  Thanks -  that nails Delrin well! I am amazed that more people don't know more about the hard black materials, it was so common.. Thankx again! "
May 30
Jan Carter replied to Frank's discussion Vintage handle material: 'Hard Black' Usually jigged on the old knives that I've seen....
"Frank, Based on this information I am going to make a guess that Delrin made a knife appearance in the early 60's"
May 29
John Bamford replied to Frank's discussion Vintage handle material: 'Hard Black' Usually jigged on the old knives that I've seen....
"I have no idea about that I am afraid Frank."
May 29
Frank replied to Frank's discussion Vintage handle material: 'Hard Black' Usually jigged on the old knives that I've seen....
"Thanks all, so far. And J.Bamford - plastiquarian re. Gutta percha has enough description of applications that I can say it may have been, but they don't mention commercial knifehandles, or esp. dates for said. My guess is 'hard…"
May 29
John Bamford replied to Frank's discussion Vintage handle material: 'Hard Black' Usually jigged on the old knives that I've seen....
"A stuff called Gutta Percha was used as a pre-plastic material for all kinds of things, more info below. There could well be an answer somewhere else on this site as it deals with all kinds of plastics. http://plastiquarian.com/?page_id=14211 ;"
May 26
John Bamford replied to Frank's discussion Vintage handle material: 'Hard Black' Usually jigged on the old knives that I've seen....
"Some Victorian razors had vulcanised rubber handle scales though I don't know if it was used on knives."
May 26
J.J. Smith III replied to Frank's discussion Vintage handle material: 'Hard Black' Usually jigged on the old knives that I've seen....
"Almost sounds like the discription that was used by CASE when they introduced the Gum Fuddy line."
May 25
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Vintage handle material: 'Hard Black' Usually jigged on the old knives that I've seen....

Vintage handle material: 'Hard Black' Usually jigged on the old knives that I've seen....I haven't been able to find info on this material - most sites only describe current materials --Please lemme know what you know, and/or give a site that includes such archaic info     :   ]Thanks!This site is quite an education!See More
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At 13:42 on February 24, 2018, Steve Scheuerman (Manx) said…

At 21:03 on July 13, 2016, Billy Oneale said…
Welcome to iKC!
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Welcome to iKC Frank!  You are 100% right about Jesus!

At 14:33 on July 13, 2016, jeff said…

Welcome to Ikc Frank..... Jeff

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At 12:44 on July 13, 2016, Steve Scheuerman (Manx) said…

Hey there, Frank! Welcome to iKnife! Come on in, kick back and check things out. There's some handy tips on our front page to help you find your way around, and some fantastic people in the Chat room if you have any questions or want to shoot the breeze. Site rules are also on the main page, and if you get creative, you can customise your My Page to suit your own style! Hope you enjoy your stay with us! Great to have you on board!

At 12:42 on July 13, 2016, John Bamford said…

Welcome to iKC Frank .

At 12:40 on July 13, 2016, J.J. Smith III said…

 
 
 

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