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Old KA-BAR and UNION CUTLERY CO....Questions on the Dog Head emblem and Tang Marks

Started this discussion. Last reply by John McCain Jan 29, 2016. 1 Reply

Hi, I have a few pieces dating mainly back to the UNION CUTLERY DAYS prior to 1923.....Also, the collection includes two pieces from the UNION "RAZOR" COMPANY dating from 1902-1911 and a few pieces…Continue

KA-BAR 61106LG dollar value needed

Started this discussion. Last reply by Steve Hanner Jul 15, 2013. 2 Replies

Hi gang,I have a Vintage KA-BAR 61106LG  (1927 - 1930 era)…Continue

 

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John McCain replied to William May's discussion Old KA-BAR and UNION CUTLERY CO....Questions on the Dog Head emblem and Tang Marks
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Old sKA-BAR and UNION CUTLERY CO....Question on Dog Head emblem and Tang Marks

Hi, I have a few pieces dating mainly back to the UNION CUTLERY DAYS prior to 1923.....Also, the collection includes two pieces from the UNION "RAZOR" COMPANY dating from 1902-1911 and a few pieces from the 1923-1951 era.What I am looking for are records concerning materials used and trademark differences..Several references are in my possession but are general in nature such as old collector guides but nothing directly from the factory or references from former employees, etc.I have a 61107LG…See More
Jan 26, 2016
William May replied to J.T. [HELLZZARMY]'s discussion What Types and or How Many Ka-Bar Knives Do You Have??? in the group Ka-Bar Fan Club
"Hi, I have a few pieces dating mainly back to the UNION CUTLERY DAYS prior to 1923.....Also, the collection includes two pieces for the UNION "RAZOR" COMPANY dating from 1902-1911 and a few pieces from the 1923-1951 era. What I am looking…"
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"Ivars,...shoot me an email at: mikemay1957@gmail.com.....I might be able to help. Mike"
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Ken Spielvogel replied to William May's discussion KA-BAR 61106LG dollar value needed
"Wish I could help on the value-but I have no idea. You have a great ole knife even with its issues. I don't blame you, if I had it I would keep it also."
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Queen Cutlery Company hosted by Ryan Daniels

Knives have been made at the factory of Queen Cutlery Company of Titusville Pennsylvania for over 100 years. It is arguably the oldest and last American Cutlery that truly continues to produce knives in the same way as they were produced there when the factory opened in 1902. The factory’s first tenant was the Schatt & Morgan Cutlery Company: Queen Cutlery Company displaced Schatt & Morgan there in 1933. Queen City Cutlery Company first began to produce knives in 1918 around the end of…See More
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KA-BAR 61106LG dollar value needed

Hi gang,I have a Vintage KA-BAR 61106LG  (1927 - 1930 era) KA-BAR%20thumb%20release%20folder%20shield%20side.jpg with a few issues.It has two large cracks on the shield side scale and it has side to side blade wobble. It also does not lock tightly when fully opened. Otherwise, it is very nice.Any ideas on…See More
Jul 7, 2013
William May replied to J.T. [HELLZZARMY]'s discussion WHAT TYPES OR HOW MANY KABAR KNIVES DO YOU HAVE??? in the group Ka-Bar Fan Club
"Currently, I own the following:  UNION RAZOR CO., TIDOUETTE  sun fish (ca. 1902-1909) KA-BAR, UNION CUTLERY CO. OLEAN , NY single blade folding hunter (ca. 1927-1930) KA-BAR, UNION CUTLERY CO. OLEAN , NY single blade cokebottle locking…"
Jul 3, 2013

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How long have you collected knives?
16- 20 years
Favorite Kind of Knives
Older BRANDS of: KA-BAR, NYK, QUEEN, RUSSELL (Green River Works)...
Older VERSIONS of: Folding Hunters, Jacks, Congresses.

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William,

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