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1990 Buck #314 Buckbone Trapper

Having recently endured a cervical vertebrectomy, (removal of discs and bone, replaced with bone grafts & SS plates leaving my spinal cord exposed until the grafts grow in), I wondered if the surgeon had cut out the part of me that addictively purchases collectible pocket knives? I got my answer today with the arrival of a 1990 Buck #314 Buckbone Trapper. My neck seems to be healing up well, but the urge to practice retail therapy remains. I already have a #312 Buckbone Mini Trapper from…

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Added by Syd Carr on November 16, 2017 at 15:04 — 2 Comments

TOPS C.U.T. 4.0

The TOPS C.U.T. 4.0 is one of my favorite fixed blade knives. It is one of my favorite because of several reasons. The design of this knife allows the holder a very strong grip. While cleaning deer and the like, no matter how much blood you get on the handle it will not slip from your hand.

This knife comes…

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Added by Clint Thompson on October 29, 2017 at 8:35 — 2 Comments

Middle Eastern Knife

I have another one for everyone.

Here is another knife from the auction box.

It seems to be from the Middle east and the construction is of good quality.

There are makers marks on the blade and the year 1971.

Anyone know where this is from and if it is worth much?…

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Added by David R Ressler, CSP on September 28, 2017 at 19:07 — 4 Comments

Very odd knife

Can anyone help me out with identifying this knife.

I saw a picture of one a long time ago but I can't find any information now.

It seems to be made of Plasticine or something similar with real hair for the beard, real teeth, and some type of real horn for the hat.

The blade is not high quality and only has stainless printed on it, no names or other markings.

It is kind of freaky, tell me I'm not cursed by having this thing!

Any information would be…

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Added by David R Ressler, CSP on September 27, 2017 at 21:18 — 9 Comments

PicNic at Cattaraugus

Had a wonderful few minutes eating a bite and dreaming about the factory activity that used to go on here .....ENJOY !!!

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Added by bocaj on September 13, 2017 at 21:41 — 1 Comment

My Puma has a little Brother.

I just received my  Linder Dachs Folding Knife With Partridge Wood. A little brother for my Puma.

Made in the same German town -  Solingen - as the Puma.  Seems to be the same outstanding quality.

1.4110 stainless steel blade. Hardness 58 HRC. Partridge wood handle, nickel silver bolsters. 8 cm closed.

Specifications:

Blade length: 2.36″ (6 cm)

Total length: 5.51″ (14 cm)

Blade thickness: 0.11″ (2,7 mm)

Net…

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Added by Rick Perry on September 13, 2017 at 6:30 — 4 Comments

It never ends!!

Even though I have been having some medical issues lately, my desire, (ie; addiction), to acquire new and different slipjoints continues unabated. Though I was unable to sit at the computer till recently, (had an epidural last week so I am able to sit up a little better now), I still managed to find a couple of knives that were in my opinion "must haves".

A friend in the BCCI, (Buck Collectors Club), suggested I begin looking for Camillus "clones" of the 300 Series knives…

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Added by Syd Carr on August 7, 2017 at 14:38 — No Comments

Financially strapped, looking to sell

I am currently in a bind and find it difficult to make ends meet.

Have a bunch of Benchmade auto's, a couple of Microtech auto's, a couple of M.O.D. auto's and some cheaper auto's I would consider selling.…

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Added by Jeff Bowis on July 20, 2017 at 4:33 — No Comments

Cameron Knife Company

Anybody know anything about the above company?? All I can find so far in my books are.......USA ?  1920s ?  I'd appreciate any help on that company.. 

Added by Ellis H. Roberson on July 17, 2017 at 15:35 — 3 Comments

Dodson knife

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Added by Bill on July 12, 2017 at 23:00 — 4 Comments

Sometimes luck finds you!

Stopped at the mini mart just down the street today, and when I came out I was approached by what I thought was a panhandler. However, instead of asking for spare change the guy asked if I wanted to buy a knife!? He handed me this Cold Steel Counter Point II and said, "I'll take $5 for it". I wasn't sure exactly how much this was worth being an import, but I figured $5 was a good deal nonetheless. Not one to look a gift horse in the mouth I handed him a fiver, got in my car and…

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Added by Syd Carr on July 1, 2017 at 15:10 — 5 Comments

4TH OF JULY 2017

Independence day ..........Birthday of America....We all have party's, fireworks and family reunions....But Patriotism is something we can enjoy year round...The Pictures below are not what I own....but from Google....there are many examples of how sportsman, knife peeps...do show Patriotism.....Please add your examples...and no you do not have to own them to enjoy the spirit of Patriotism......Hope you enjoy !…

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Added by Sue OldsWidow on June 29, 2017 at 12:10 — 18 Comments

Cold Steel Irish Blackhorn Walking Stick

Well, I didn't expect to find this, especially around here.

As stated in the title this is a Cold Steel Irish Blackhorn Walking Stick, (not to be confused with their Irish Blackthorn Shillelagh which has longer knobby things on the stick and sells for less). Smokey Mountain Knife Works sells these for $46.99, (when in stock), which is the reason I didn't buy one when I visited the store, the price was just a little high for me that day, (though…

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Added by Syd Carr on June 16, 2017 at 19:25 — 14 Comments

New Display Case

Found this little mirrored display case at a local antique shop, (though as usual it is NOT an antique). It can be set on a flat surface or hung on a wall. I picked this up with the intention of installing a lock and using it as a sales display for knives at a local consignment antique store. They asked me to consider selling there because they know I collect, and they claim that old knives sell well. I intended on filling it with my "extras" and the many old knives I have collected over the…

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Added by Syd Carr on June 14, 2017 at 15:16 — 4 Comments

Found a Winchester today

Found a decent little Winchester Stockman at a local antique store this week, but it's definitely not an antique. It's probably an import, but I couldn't find a matching knife at SMKW or even on Ebay, so it's origins are a mystery at the moment. There is no tang stamp or origin marks anywhere, only the blade etch and shield, (past SMKW offering?). Handle is likely "Stagalon", blades are SS and show no usage. Even though it probaly isn't from Alabama it was nice to find this locally,…

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Added by Syd Carr on June 6, 2017 at 17:50 — No Comments

My Buck collection as of May 2017

I've shown various versions of this photo elsewhere on IKC, so instead of posting in a thread again I thought I would post this here as sort of a virtual storage area for current photos of my collection, kind of an IKC version of "cloud storage".

What differs in this photo is that it also contains my "other" Bucks, including my EDC's, (#310, #312, #314), and my two #110 Folding Hunters. None of those were shown in the case in the other photos I've posted. The only Buck missing is my…

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Added by Syd Carr on May 30, 2017 at 23:26 — 3 Comments

In memorium

I found and obtained this 1988 Buck #301 Stockman in Yellow Sawcut Delrin to honor my passed stepson Joshua to commemorate his birth year. I will keep it for now, but when his 2 yr old son Roman grows up I'll make sure he gets it. I must admit that going on from here will be difficult, at times nearly impossible, but I must honor Josh's memory and keep him alive in my heart. So, I honor him as any good knife collector would do and bought this knife as something to forever remind me of…

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Added by Syd Carr on April 15, 2017 at 14:34 — 5 Comments

Buck 300 Series "Special Factory Order" Family Portrait

One of these days, after I stop spending all my disposable income on pocket knives I should buy myself a good DSLR camera. Trying to get a decent photo of pocket knives seems to elude me using the little Canon "point & shoot" that I have. Inside or outside I never seem to be able to get the light right. Oh well, inferior photo or not here is my collection of the Camillus-made Buck Special Factory Order knives made for and sold exclusively by Smoky Mountain Knife Works. In this photo are…

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Added by Syd Carr on March 11, 2017 at 14:30 — 4 Comments

Welcome.

GraciaZ to ALL for my Welcome to iKC. Trying to Find my way Around the Site.  I Just found out, that the Original (I ASSume) hat'z were SOLD OUT, so i'll Purchase the Black one that iz Available and make a Little Donation.

Again, GraciaZ to ALL,

Michael.          PS, ?Iz thiz the Correct place to Post Stuff,for ALL to see??

Added by Michael D. Mitchell on March 8, 2017 at 11:30 — No Comments

Mission accomplished!

Since completing my Buck 300 Series collection, (ie; one of each regular model made by Camillus between 1972-1986), I have been on another mission; to collect one of each model of the Buck 300 Series SFO's, (special factory orders). It has taken me over two years to complete, but today's mail delivery put the final knife in my hands. I now have at least one of each model, (still working on one of each version, a whole other mission). Below are the latest arrivals; Buck #331 Grandaddy Barlow…

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Added by Syd Carr on March 6, 2017 at 16:23 — 6 Comments

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