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What's your favorite old knife?

We are the old knife collectors here, right? We are the ones who truly appreciate vintage knives, so show us the oldest favorite knife you…

Started by Scott King

30 Aug 24, 2018
Reply by tony wing

Stampings of the Cutlery Industry.

Arguably, the easiest & most frequently used method for dating cutlery.   Do you have a unique/rare stamping ??   Care to share a pic &…

Started by D ale

106 Jan 27, 2018
Reply by Jan Carter

old kissing crane

I love this knife. I got it about a month ago. It was at an antique store listed as a letter opener. It has history and is odd. Kissing Cra…

Started by Jim Walker

3 Oct 28, 2017
Reply by Jan Carter

Dating a Pocketknife

Please see the photo of this knife.  Markings on it are: BROCH & KESSEL SOLINGEN GERMANY MER ROSTFREI STAINLESS R I would like to know…

Started by Robert A. Olson

1 Oct 20, 2017
Reply by Jan Carter

Any help on what I have here??

I bought this and 7 other knives at a rummage sale, a friend of mine told me too look them up cause they look vintage. All of the knives I…

Started by jerry marr

16 Oct 18, 2017
Reply by Jan Carter

Can anyone tell me about this knife set?

My mom had this set, I have no idea where she got it from or how long she has had it.  The only information that I can find is that it says…

Started by Valerie Miller

6 Sep 26, 2017
Reply by Jan Carter

What do you think about custom "Re-worked" knives?

By re-worksd knives, I mean modern knives that have had new handles made out of exotic woods, bone, Mammoth teeth, Mammoth ivory, and last,…

Started by Jim Prather

17 Jan 8, 2017
Reply by Andy Larrison

How about your favorite piece of knife history

Posted by Scott King on April 30, 2009 Being the history buffs we are, do you have a piece of history that is priceless to you? If so, upl…

Started by Jan Carter

7 Jan 6, 2017
Reply by Jan Carter


Would anyone consider this knife vintage?

I would take no offense if the answer is no.  I see the term thrown around a lot and I think sometimes rather loosely.

Started by Charles Sample

13 Jan 5, 2017
Reply by Jan Carter

Where do you find your vintage (antique) knives?

I know many of us techie collectors trade between each other and shop online but what other venues do you browse to find your vintage knive…

Started by Rick Cothren

24 Jan 5, 2017
Reply by Jan Carter


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