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Custom knives by Three Rivers Cutlery

Started Jan 30 0 Replies

          Hi All, I've had this group of knives for almost 20 years and acquired them when I was living in Spokane, WA. They were made by Kenny Gibson, Three Rivers Cutlery. I never met Kenny but as…Continue

Tang stamp ID

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sue OldsWidow Jan 16. 8 Replies

        Hi All, I have had this pen knife for years and researched extensively and yet have not been able to  ID the manufacturer. Does anybody recognize the knife or the tang stamp? Any help…Continue

 

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Custom knives by Three Rivers Cutlery

          Hi All, I've had this group of knives for almost 20 years and acquired them when I was living in Spokane, WA. They were made by Kenny Gibson, Three Rivers Cutlery. I never met Kenny but as I remember the person that I bought them from knew him. I've lost contact with him and have not been able to find any info on Mr. Gibson or Three Rivers. Does anyone know of him or the company? I'm guessing he didn't make it as a custom knife maker. but would like any info that's available on him.…See More
Jan 30
Sue OldsWidow replied to Chris Baxter's discussion Tang stamp ID
"EXCELLENT !!!!!!!!!!!"
Jan 16
Chris Baxter posted a status
"Thanks to all for the nice welcome to the group."
Jan 13
Chris Baxter replied to Chris Baxter's discussion Tang stamp ID
"         That's definitely it, you can faintly see the Germany down below the scroll work, would have never been able to come up with the word Finedge with what's left there. That dates it back there, early…"
Jan 13
Bryan W replied to Chris Baxter's discussion Tang stamp ID
"I’ll need to search my photos of my knives and then post it for you. Again, typically very well made. Nice find!"
Jan 13
Bryan W replied to Chris Baxter's discussion Tang stamp ID
"Glad I could help. Was made by Finedge Cutlery co out of NY. See enclosed from Goins book. Now I do know Ostiso stands for something but can not locate my notes at the moment. It’s effectively and acronym. Now that’s going to bug me all…"
Jan 13
Chris Baxter replied to Chris Baxter's discussion Tang stamp ID
"Hi Bryan, Thanks so much for solving the mystery, I was close on the second word, I had it as Ostico, but Finedge is new to me. Yes, the build is quite nice so hence the reason I wanted to nail down the maker. I will do further research, do you have…"
Jan 13
Bryan W replied to Chris Baxter's discussion Tang stamp ID
"Germany made. Tang says Finedge Ostiso. I can post more info tonight. Not easily found, I own a few myself. Typically excellent quality. The brand is Ostiso. "
Jan 13
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"Welcome to iKC Chris."
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Jan 11
Chris Baxter replied to Chris Baxter's discussion Tang stamp ID
"Thanks for input, I kind of thought it might be European or from the UK as well. Think I will try the library for more research materials. "
Jan 11
Sue OldsWidow replied to Chris Baxter's discussion Tang stamp ID
"The ist pic the tang looks like IXL knife.................can't figure out the #2 ..........."
Jan 11
Chris Baxter posted a discussion

Tang stamp ID

        Hi All, I have had this pen knife for years and researched extensively and yet have not been able to  ID the manufacturer. Does anybody recognize the knife or the tang stamp? Any help appreciated as I know I've seen it before and just can't recall the name. ThanksSee More
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How did you hear about iKnifeCollector?
Internet
Do you currently subscribe to any knife publication (offline)
No
How long have you collected knives?
16- 20 years
Favorite Kind of Knives
Vintage folding knives mostly but all have a place.
About Me
Timber Manager/Farmer, Easy going
Interests
Adventure, Exploring, Treasure hunting.
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At 7:23 on January 12, 2020, John Bamford said…

Welcome to iKC Chris.

At 22:36 on January 11, 2020,
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Welcome to iKC Chris!

At 13:37 on January 11, 2020, Jan Carter said…

The 5 top things to do when you join iKnifeCollector!

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Best Photo upload size?  640x480

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At 10:36 on January 11, 2020, J.J. Smith III said…

Welcome to iKC, Chris.

Good to have you here.

 
 
 

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