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by 1fartsmella
Sat Jul 02, 2016 4:21 pm
Forum: Knife Lore - Traditional Knives From the Old Days
Topic: Old Knives with Rare Tang Stamps
Replies: 537
Views: 107894

Re: Old Knives with Rare Tang Stamps

Found this 2 1/2" closed (62mm). Wharncliffe whittler. All 3 blades are stamped G crown R CONGREVE PATENT. It has carved Tortoise shell handles and scalloped liners. It's very fragile, with a couple of cracks in the deeper carved grooves of the shell. Levine's book dates this 1829 - 1843. I'm w...
by 1fartsmella
Sat Jul 02, 2016 2:33 am
Forum: Knife Lore - Traditional Knives From the Old Days
Topic: Ulster Collecting
Replies: 988
Views: 146636

Re: Ulster Collecting

Guys, Thanks for the kind words. I've been collecting Ulsters for almost 30 years. Here's an Ebony Jumbo Whittler. A very thick knife....
by 1fartsmella
Fri Jul 01, 2016 2:33 am
Forum: Knife Lore - Traditional Knives From the Old Days
Topic: Ulster Collecting
Replies: 988
Views: 146636

Re: Ulster Collecting

STAG CHAMPAGNE PATTERN I understand Cap Lifters were not used in pocket knives until after 1918.
by 1fartsmella
Fri Jul 01, 2016 1:20 am
Forum: Knife Lore - Traditional Knives From the Old Days
Topic: Old Knives with Rare Tang Stamps
Replies: 537
Views: 107894

Re: Old Knives with Rare Tang Stamps

UNION KNIFE CO NAUGATUCK Coined brass handles. Goins dates this 1851 to 1885.
by 1fartsmella
Fri Jun 24, 2016 2:42 am
Forum: Knife Lore - Traditional Knives From the Old Days
Topic: Ulster Collecting
Replies: 988
Views: 146636

Re: Ulster Collecting

I've never seen an Ulster jumbo scout. Very cool. Just wondering, how big is the knife with the blades closed? Here's another one of mine, etched ULSTER CAMP KNIFE.
by 1fartsmella
Thu Jun 23, 2016 2:11 am
Forum: Knife Lore - Traditional Knives From the Old Days
Topic: Ulster Collecting
Replies: 988
Views: 146636

Re: Ulster Collecting

And a pair of Ulster lobsters.
ULSTER OBs FT.jpg
by 1fartsmella
Thu Jun 23, 2016 2:06 am
Forum: Knife Lore - Traditional Knives From the Old Days
Topic: Ulster Collecting
Replies: 988
Views: 146636

Re: Ulster Collecting

Thanks Joe. Here's another whittler. This is the only Ivory handle Ulster I've seen.
IV ULSTER FT .jpg
by 1fartsmella
Thu Jun 23, 2016 1:52 am
Forum: Knife Lore - Traditional Knives From the Old Days
Topic: Ulster Collecting
Replies: 988
Views: 146636

Re: Ulster Collecting

Just discovered this great thread. Now I just have to figure out how to post pictures. Here's a few Pearls from my Ulster collection. Barry
3 PEARL WHITTLERS FT.jpg
by 1fartsmella
Sun May 15, 2016 2:40 am
Forum: General Knife Discussion
Topic: Cattaraugus? Looking for info
Replies: 7
Views: 705

Re: Cattaraugus? Looking for info

How big is the knife with the blades closed? 22949= 4 1/4' closed, 22689 = 3 1/4" closed, 22559 = 3 3/8" closed.
by 1fartsmella
Fri Apr 29, 2016 1:15 am
Forum: General Knife Discussion
Topic: NCCA Mystic 2 Day Show - April 30 - May1
Replies: 19
Views: 750

Re: NCCA Mystic 2 Day Show - April 30 - May1

Lee, Am looking forward to the Mystic Show. I will see you on Saturday, and will bring some knives along. Thanks for the reminder, Barry

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