Terrier Cutlery Company

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Re: Terrier Cutlery Company

Postby glennbad » Wed Aug 14, 2019 5:02 pm

Sorry, don't have it in front of me right now, but 3.5" seems large, so I'd say under that for sure.

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Re: Terrier Cutlery Company

Postby JohnR » Wed Aug 14, 2019 7:58 pm

Picked up this well worn Terrier English Jack, blades still tight with good snap.
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Re: Terrier Cutlery Company

Postby galvanic1882 » Wed Aug 14, 2019 8:07 pm

Nice ::tu::

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Re: Terrier Cutlery Company

Postby RobesonsRme.com » Wed Aug 14, 2019 10:56 pm

Very nice knives posted.

Mike, does your knife have the same pattern number?

I ask because of the lack of folding guards.

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Re: Terrier Cutlery Company

Postby galvanic1882 » Thu Aug 15, 2019 5:02 pm

No mine has 72612 on the back tang with the terrier
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Re: Terrier Cutlery Company

Postby galvanic1882 » Thu Aug 15, 2019 5:02 pm

Sorry for the crappy picture did it with my phone

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Re: Terrier Cutlery Company

Postby RobesonsRme.com » Thu Aug 15, 2019 11:08 pm

So, a Robeson in that pattern would be numbered 612072.
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Re: Terrier Cutlery Company

Postby galvanic1882 » Sat Aug 17, 2019 12:52 pm

::tu:: Thanks Charlie

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Re: Terrier Cutlery Company

Postby Duffer » Fri Aug 23, 2019 11:07 pm

Here is a Terrier Cutlery Company (1910–1916) take-apart Slot knife sometimes called a Hobo Knife. I don’t collect slot knives or for that matter Terrier Knives but when this one became available I could NOT pass it up.

This was, as Charlie Noyes has noted, a premium knife brand made by Robeson Cutlery Co. It is 4 & 1/2 inches closed and the handles are Cocobolo. It is a very scarce knife to find. This one is in good/to very good condition with hardly any evidence of use (spear blade is full) other than scattered corrosion, minor frosting (micro pitting) in a few areas including bolsters but no active rust. When I got the knife it would not separate so I soaked it overnight in a solution of Kroil (a creeping penetrating oil) and some Hoppe’s 9. This seemed to do the trick and with some gentle persuasion and encouragement from a hard rubber head hammer she started to separate. I then scrubbed all the metal surfaces with this same solution and 0000 steel wool. Sprayed it down with non chlorinated brake cleaner and dried with compressed air. Finished it off with a couple applications of Renaissance Wax and here it is.

The Spear blade tang (mark side) is marked Terrier/Cutlery/Rochester NY and the fork tang is also marked the same. No markings on the spoon. Mechanically the knife functions perfectly with positive and crisp action with blade, spoon and fork all snapping closed and open. No blade, spoon or fork lateral movement when fully open or extended.
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Re: Terrier Cutlery Company

Postby galvanic1882 » Fri Aug 23, 2019 11:12 pm

Great knife Lloyd, I had one once ::facepalm:: ::facepalm::

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Re: Terrier Cutlery Company

Postby knifeaholic » Fri Aug 23, 2019 11:14 pm

You know, I like Case knives, but for some reason I really like these Terrier knives too!
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Re: Terrier Cutlery Company

Postby FRJ » Fri Aug 23, 2019 11:15 pm

Nice find, Lloyd.
Sure looks similar to my Robeson.
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Re: Terrier Cutlery Company

Postby FRJ » Fri Aug 23, 2019 11:17 pm

:D --- Neat picture, Steve.
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Re: Terrier Cutlery Company

Postby LongBlade » Fri Aug 23, 2019 11:31 pm

Really nice Lloyd ::tu:: ::tu:: ... it’s tough to leave behind some knives when an opportunity presents itself... it has happened to me in the past - it’s too easy to rationalize and then I figure in the future regret factor if I do leave it behind ::facepalm::

Steve - Does that Terrier carry those knives in his collar :D ... surely he (or she) doesn’t like Case knives :lol: ...
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Re: Terrier Cutlery Company

Postby doglegg » Sat Aug 24, 2019 1:02 am

Easy to see why you didn't pass on that knife Lloyd. You cleaned it up awfully well too. That is a great find and I bet very rare in the Terrier brand. Excellent! ::nod:: ::tu:: ::tu::


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