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The Ghost Army knife

Started Feb 27, 2020 0 Replies

Queen Cutlery History has today published a compelling story, shared by a reader, of a Queen City military knife used in World War II. The knife was carried by the reader’s father, a US Army soldier…Continue

New Queen Cutlery History website

Started Nov 4, 2019 0 Replies

Thanks very much to all of you who have visited the new Queen Cutlery History website. After all the work that went into building the site it's very gratifying to see such an enthusiastic response!…Continue

 

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Bob Welch commented on Jan Carter's group Queen Cutlery & Friends
"This month’s Historical Knife Spotlight at queencutleryhistory.com is focused on some very rare knives which were made well over a century ago: the Schatt & Morgan Gowanda knives. Produced only from 1897 to 1902, before S&M moved to…"
Sep 29
Bob Welch commented on Jan Carter's group Queen Cutlery & Friends
"queencutleryhistory.com has just published an updated Tang Stamp Guide. This 14 page resource includes all presently known Queen and Schatt & Morgan markings plus the stamps of some special early knives. In addition to those 65 stamps and blade…"
Sep 24
Bob Welch commented on Jan Carter's group Queen Cutlery & Friends
"In this month's Historical Knife Spotlight at queencutleryhistory.com we share the story of the recent discovery of an intact, late 1950's Queen knife display. The display, including 39 unused knives will soon be available for all to see…"
Aug 30
Bob Welch commented on Jan Carter's group Queen Cutlery & Friends
"Queen Cutlery History has just added David Clark's interview with legendary Queen collector Joe Dial. Joe recounts the early days of his collecting "career" as he travelled throughout the South in the 1970's and '80's.…"
Aug 18
Bob Welch commented on Jan Carter's group Queen Cutlery & Friends
"The latest Historical Knife Spotlight at queencutleryhistory.com is the second installment of a series on contract knives made by Schatt & Morgan and Queen. This month's feature covers the Griffon Cutlery and Curtin & Clark…"
Jul 29
Bob Welch commented on Jan Carter's group Queen Cutlery & Friends
"A new Historical Knife Spotlight has been posted at queencutleryhistory.com. This month's feature kicks off a limited series on Schatt & Morgan and Queen contract knives, spanning more than a century. You'll read about brands you know…"
Jun 28
Bob Welch commented on Jan Carter's group Queen Cutlery & Friends
"There is a new Historical Knife Spotlight article at queencutleryhistory.com. This month's feature is the 20 year run of the highly collectible Keystone Series. In 1991 Queen revived the Schatt & Morgan brand with an annual set of limited…"
Apr 29
Bob Welch commented on Jan Carter's group Queen Cutlery & Friends
"The new Historical Knife Spotlight on queencutleryhistory.com shines on some beautiful pearl handled knives, with hand filing and burnishing by English immigrant cutler Samuel Nelson. The article, by David Clark, includes a short biography of…"
Mar 31
Bob Welch commented on Jan Carter's group Queen Cutlery & Friends
"This month, the queencutleryhistory Historical Knife Spotlight features Queen's big, hefty, 2-blade # 39 folding hunter. This popular knife was launched 70 years ago, had a few variations and remained in the Queen product lineup right up to the…"
Mar 1
Bob Welch commented on Jan Carter's group Queen Cutlery & Friends
"Queen Cutlery History has published the exclusive story of of Cooper Cutlery and the long-awaited rebirth of Schatt & Morgan and other venerable knife brands. Based upon conversations with Gilbert Cooper we're now able to share plenty of…"
Feb 25
Bob Welch commented on Jan Carter's group Queen Cutlery & Friends
"Yes Jan, we're told that will be the first one issued. Stay tuned queencutleryhistory.com."
Feb 8
Bob Welch commented on Jan Carter's group Queen Cutlery & Friends
"A new Historical Knife Spotlight has been posted at queencutleryhistory.com. This month's spotlight is on the rare Queen #44 short frame folding hunter. Of course background on the standard-size #44 is included as well. It's an interesting…"
Jan 29
Bob Welch commented on Jan Carter's group Queen Cutlery & Friends
"That was a good article, Dan. Thanks!"
Jan 28
Bob Welch commented on Jan Carter's group Queen Cutlery & Friends
"A new Historical Knife Spotlight has been posted to queencutleryhistory.com. This months topic is the series of rare pocketknives with satin-finished blades made by Queen in 1960, as a marketing experiment. Some mis-conceptions about these knives…"
Dec 29, 2020
Bob Welch commented on Jan Carter's group Queen Cutlery & Friends
"This month's Historical Knife Spotlight on queencutleryhistory.com is focused on Queen Cutlery’s # 11, 11EO utility and # 24 slim trapper knives. At a quick glance, the patterns look essentially the same, but there are subtle and…"
Nov 30, 2020
Bob Welch commented on Jan Carter's group Queen Cutlery & Friends
"Queen Cutlery’s elusive Smoked Pearl pocketknives are in the Queen Cutlery History, Historical Knife Spotlight this month. Discover facts about these rare and beautiful knives and enjoy the new photos."
Oct 28, 2020

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User/Collector
How did you hear about iKnifeCollector?
friend
Do you currently subscribe to any knife publication (offline)
Yes
How long have you collected knives?
26 to 30 years
Favorite Kind of Knives
Queen, Schatt & Morgan
Website
http://robertwelchphoto.com
About Me
Involved for several years with Queen Cutlery's historical team. Now building new website Queencutleryhistory.com

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At 13:19 on October 19, 2019, Steve Scheuerman (Manx) said…

Hey there, Bob! 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 20:45 on October 17, 2019, J.J. Smith III said…

Welcome to iKC, Bob.

Good to have you here. 

At 18:12 on October 17, 2019, Jan Carter said…

Very happy to have you with us Bob

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