Terrier Cutlery Company

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Re: Terrier Cutlery Company

Post by RobesonsRme.com » Sat Aug 24, 2019 3:26 pm

Congrats, Lloyd. ::tu::

I hope this little piece of information is not too late in coming, but a Robeson made slot knife will not separate unless the master spear blade is open.

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Re: Terrier Cutlery Company

Post by FRJ » Sat Aug 24, 2019 6:12 pm

The kick is the lock.
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Re: Terrier Cutlery Company

Post by Duffer » Mon Aug 26, 2019 9:59 pm

Thanks guys for your nice comments on my Terrier slot knife!

Charlie, I was on to that slot lock feature very early on but it still would not break apart thus the soaking overnight in the solvent and Kroil. Thanks though for the “heads up” ::tu::

Joe great photos of the kick lock ::tu:: Thanks for posting those photos—very illustrative of the kick locking mechanism!
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Re: Terrier Cutlery Company

Post by FRJ » Mon Aug 26, 2019 10:09 pm

::tu::
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Re: Terrier Cutlery Company

Post by RobesonsRme.com » Tue Aug 27, 2019 9:49 pm

I have no idea if such slot knives by other manufacturer's function in the same way>

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Re: Terrier Cutlery Company

Post by Duffer » Wed Aug 28, 2019 4:33 am

Charlie, I have one other slot knife a NYKC example. It does NOT require the master spear blade to be open to break it apart like the Terrier. Would be interesting to know if any other slot knives have this kick lock feature ::nod::
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Re: Terrier Cutlery Company

Post by RobesonsRme.com » Tue Sep 10, 2019 6:09 pm

I recently purchased this Terrier Easy Open Jack.

It is 3 11/16” long, which is not the standard length for this pattern. Standard length was 3 5/8”. Cannot explain that, other than it didn’t get polished down as usual.

Pattern number is 27 / 626. If it were Robeson marked, the pattern number would be 626027 or 62627.

There is a very nice dog’s head logo stamped into the back tang of the master blade.

Very nice brown jigged and grooved bone handles without cracks or chips. Nickel-Silver escutcheon shield.

Master spear and secondary pen, both full, with half-stops and tremendous audible snaps opening, closing and even at the half-stop positions.

Both blades are marked, TERRIER / CUTLERY / ROCHESTER, N.Y. in three lines.

Hardly any, if any, wear or use, but with some patination.

There are remnants of an elaborate etch on the spear blade. I cannot make it out fully, but one word appears to have been, “Silver”. However, there are letters, words or fancy scroll work both before and after that. The entire etch is underlined.

I have never seen a similar etch on a Robeson or Terrier knife.

I’m quite pleased with this one.
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Re: Terrier Cutlery Company

Post by Duffer » Tue Sep 10, 2019 6:30 pm

Very nice Charlie ::tu:: The dog head is nicely struck and very prominent and those bone handles are just gorgeous! The blades indeed look very full also. Congratulations on a great Terrier knife acquisition ::nod::
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Re: Terrier Cutlery Company

Post by ObsidianEdge » Tue Sep 10, 2019 7:00 pm

That's a very cool knife. A lot to like. Congrats.
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Re: Terrier Cutlery Company

Post by RalphAlsip » Tue Sep 10, 2019 7:01 pm

Charlie, another fabulous Terrier example to add to your fabulous Terrier collection. ::tu:: ::tu::

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Re: Terrier Cutlery Company

Post by galvanic1882 » Tue Sep 10, 2019 7:19 pm

Great knife glad you got it ::tu:: ::tu::

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Re: Terrier Cutlery Company

Post by FRJ » Tue Sep 10, 2019 7:41 pm

What a beauty. ::tu::
Good catch, Charlie.
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Re: Terrier Cutlery Company

Post by RobesonsRme.com » Tue Sep 10, 2019 8:04 pm

Thanks, everyone.

Anybody have an idea what the etch might have been?

I now think the entire etch might be inside a parallelogram or long rectangle.

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Re: Terrier Cutlery Company

Post by peanut740 » Tue Sep 10, 2019 11:25 pm

Find knife Charlie! ::tu:: ::tu::
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Re: Terrier Cutlery Company

Post by LongBlade » Tue Sep 10, 2019 11:31 pm

RobesonsRme.com wrote:Thanks, everyone.

Anybody have an idea what the etch might have been?

I now think the entire etch might be inside a parallelogram or long rectangle.

Charlie
Beauty Charlie ::tu::

On the etch - I am seeing “Steel” after Silver but can’t make out first word.. does “silver steel” have any significance in terms of an etch for Terrier or Robeson?
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