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JG98-Can anyone identify this skinner ?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Don Mar 11. 6 Replies

I picked this skinner hunter about 10 years ago or more in a trade and haven’t been able to identify it yet ? The only markings at all are JG 98 etched in the blade. I posted a video on YouTube about…Continue

Can you accurately identify this knifes make, date, facility, and model history ?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Don Mar 7. 2 Replies

I’ll try to repost this knifes pics. Can any of you accurately identify it time of production, model…Continue

 

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Don replied to Don's discussion JG98-Can anyone identify this skinner ?
"Hmmm ? A blank design that exists no where else ? Doesn’t sound like it, right ? Special order, ok, but........... I’m not claiming this can be worth 2 bucks, lol, just unable to identify ? These things are like a bur under a saddle. Not…"
Mar 11
Jan Carter replied to Don's discussion JG98-Can anyone identify this skinner ?
"Don, It is possible it is a blank purchased and handled by JG.  I doubt it is commercial made 100% with that marking"
Mar 10
Don replied to Don's discussion JG98-Can anyone identify this skinner ?
"Thanks Jan. You know, I went down that path pretty extensively about a year ago, liking it so much, I wanted to find another as a backup, but it fit none of their designs or markings. Now, given it has no country of origin, I believe by law it…"
Mar 9
Don replied to Don's discussion JG98-Can anyone identify this skinner ?
"Thanks Jan. You know, I went down that path pretty extensively about a year ago, liking it so much, I wanted to find another as a backup, but it fit none of their designs or markings. Now, given it has no country of origin, I believe by law it…"
Mar 9
Jan Carter replied to Don's discussion JG98-Can anyone identify this skinner ?
"Jason Guthrie is widely accepted to be JG knives but he made his first knife in South Africa in 2014. Although he makes mostly tools for the forge these days there is a maker by the name of Jahred Gamez at Water Oak Forge.  If you look at some…"
Mar 9
Don replied to Don's discussion JG98-Can anyone identify this skinner ?
Mar 9
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JG98-Can anyone identify this skinner ?

I picked this skinner hunter about 10 years ago or more in a trade and haven’t been able to identify it yet ? The only markings at all are JG 98 etched in the blade. I posted a video on YouTube about it, and no one could identify it there either. So know I turn to the experts. Unfortunately, now I think YouTube deleted the video after a year or so because I can’t find it at all. Speaking on a design and quality build perspective, it is a great little skinner. When you roll it around joints the…See More
Mar 9
Don replied to Don's discussion Identify this Case XX if you can ?
"Thanks Jan. That’ll help all of us with these anomalies."
Mar 8
Jan Carter replied to Don's discussion Identify this Case XX if you can ?
"Don,  There is a guy that I am positive would know but he does not do a website, the only way I know to get to him is at a show.  His name is Tony Foster.  I will be at the Dalton Ga show with Bruce Voyles in a couple of weeks, Tony…"
Mar 7
Don replied to Don's discussion Can you accurately identify this knifes make, date, facility, and model history ?
"Lol, yeah I’m in mid Missouri, and a natural born rebel towards most things, lol !"
Mar 7
Don replied to Don's discussion Identify this Case XX if you can ?
"Jeff, it may just have an association with kinfolk ? The best possible guess so far is a case casting sent to kinfolk ? Not an easy nut to crack identifying this one."
Mar 7
Don replied to Don's discussion Identify this Case XX if you can ?
"Jan, unfortunately I’ve gone through all the charts I’ve been able to find and there are no numbers. I’ve been told it may be a case pattern shipped to kinfolk, but there’s really no information to go by though others like it…"
Mar 7
Jeffrey Pennington replied to Don's discussion Can you accurately identify this knifes make, date, facility, and model history ?
"I like your backdrop, from NW ALABAMA"
Mar 7
Jeffrey Pennington replied to Don's discussion Identify this Case XX if you can ?
"Looks like my kinfolks 380 from 1930s to 1950s"
Mar 7
Jan Carter replied to Don's discussion Identify this Case XX if you can ?
"The tangstamp shows the Hunting knife tang to have been used until 1932 https://www.casexx.com/Library/TangStamp.asp The pattern has me a bit stumped as I do not see a visible number.  Check this pattern…"
Mar 7
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46 to 50 years
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Fixed blades and lock back folders.
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Retired grandfather, ex-many things.

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At 15:29 on March 7, 2020, Jan Carter said…

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At 12:56 on March 7, 2020, J.J. Smith III said…

Welcome, Don.
Good to have you here at iKC.

 
 
 

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