"Tim, Thanks for the comment. The Mountain man Express is the 4.5" size and came after the John Henry Express, but used the same switchblade opening lock. It was generally quicker to open and easier to carry. More popular and around 96 different…"
"Just added a very useful article on Queen John Henry EXPRESS switchblades. Brian Guth and I have put together a listing of all 18 factory-made John Henry Express knives, with a bit of history and details of how each knife was packaged. Let us know…"
"Finally putting up a very nice addition to our tang and etch guide for Queen Cutlery knives - focusing on Dollar Knives, Robeson after 1993 and Tuna Valley, 2012-2017, : Finally putting up a very nice addition to our tang and etch guide for…"
"Have you ever wondered how Queen transitioned from a company that made "tools" to a company that thrived on making "collector knives"? David Krauss, Fred Fisher and I have begun a series of articles that focuses on…"
"Ashley and Joe Mick, Brian Guth, Fred Fisher and Dan Lago are posting 2nd edition of QUEEN ROOSTER KNIVES today. We have added some hints about Schatt & Morgan era; 1980s major Rooster knives SFOs, and updated comments on Queen Daniels Family…"
"This year we have spent much time building a website for our knife collecting friends <Queencutleryguide.com> and have spent many happy days on our newly purchased recreational land with our children and grandchildren making a place for future…"
"Robeson Boxes by Queen Cutlery by David Krauss and myself. Here is the final installment of our eight-part series of Queen boxes. This set covers from 1900 - till 2017 (with the usual gap for Queen City products from 1922-1945). This set of articles…"
"We have added another important Queen "Box" article to our set, authored by Brian Guth, David Krauss, Ashley and Joe MIck, Fred Fisher, and myself, covering the final segment of the Daniels Family ownership of Queen Cutlery - 2013 - 2017.…"
Welcome, Dan! Out of sheer curiosity, to which knife publication(s) do you subscribe? It feels like those of us with knife magazine subscriptions are rare -- even here!
And while I don't know much about Queen knives, I really fell for the Mountain Man & other similar knives (single blade lockback (trapper?) with a straight clip point (vs the curved clip as on the Buck 110 & similar knives)).