Empire Knife Company

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Re: Empire Knife Company

Post by danno50 » Fri May 01, 2020 11:16 pm

Great scan Barry. it picked up the etch very nicely! ::tu::
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Re: Empire Knife Company

Post by LongBlade » Sat May 02, 2020 12:07 am

Nice knives Mike and Greg ::tu:: ::tu:: ... and thanks for the scan of the etch Barry!
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Re: Empire Knife Company

Post by KAW » Sat May 09, 2020 12:32 am

Finally... I feel I have an Empire that is worthy of all the others that have been posted here...
a pretty neat pattern, too... a Wharncliffe whittler (with a coping blade as well) with green celluloid scales.
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Re: Empire Knife Company

Post by FRJ » Sat May 09, 2020 12:41 am

Yes sir, Ken, you really landed a good one. Such good condition.
I may have mentioned it before but that's a nice "Sweetheart" caliper too.
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Re: Empire Knife Company

Post by KAW » Sat May 09, 2020 1:28 am

Thanks Joe... took a bit of looking around before finding this one...
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Re: Empire Knife Company

Post by doglegg » Sat May 09, 2020 1:59 am

KAW wrote:
Sat May 09, 2020 12:32 am
Finally... I feel I have an Empire that is worthy of all the others that have been posted here...
a pretty neat pattern, too... a Wharncliffe whittler (with a coping blade as well) with green celluloid scales.
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Very sweet KAW. ::nod:: ::tu::

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Re: Empire Knife Company

Post by BWT » Sat May 09, 2020 11:09 am

KAW wrote:
Sat May 09, 2020 12:32 am
Finally... I feel I have an Empire that is worthy of all the others that have been posted here...
a pretty neat pattern, too... a Wharncliffe whittler (with a coping blade as well) with green celluloid scales.
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Great find Ken nothing not to like about that one ::tu:: ::tu::
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Re: Empire Knife Company

Post by bladebuddy » Sat May 09, 2020 11:46 am

Geez Ken that Empire wittler has so many good things going for it. Warncliff and coping blades, stable celluloid handles and it’s an Empire. Your a lucky man. Steve B.
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Re: Empire Knife Company

Post by peanut740 » Sat May 09, 2020 4:20 pm

KAW,I believe your Empire is a later knife that Parker had made in the late 1990's,early 2000's.A closer picture would help.
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Re: Empire Knife Company

Post by galvanic1882 » Sat May 09, 2020 10:59 pm

I have to agree with Roger on that.

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Re: Empire Knife Company

Post by gsmith7158 » Mon May 11, 2020 3:52 pm

Yes, that's correct. Kaw. If you'll look look at the stamp Winsted is is spelled incorrectly. These were made in Germany on contract with James Parker as Roger and Mike have stated.
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Re: Empire Knife Company

Post by KAW » Sat May 16, 2020 5:34 pm

peanut740 wrote:
Sat May 09, 2020 4:20 pm
KAW,I believe your Empire is a later knife that Parker had made in the late 1990's,early 2000's.A closer picture would help.
Well I finally got around to taking the requested photo...
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Roger, Mike & Greg... thanks for setting me straight... kinda felt it was too good to be true. ::teary_eyes::
Might anyone know when Parker had these made?
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Re: Empire Knife Company

Post by KAW » Fri May 22, 2020 6:48 pm

After a little more research... I found out this is a Bulldog Brand knife bought by James Parker in 1991... 5th Generation... made by the Olbertz factory in Germany between 2000—2003. After closer examination, I found the poorly stamped double dog head tang stamp on the secondary blades. The scales are also suppose to be some sort of horn.
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Re: Empire Knife Company

Post by ScoutKnives » Sun Jul 12, 2020 8:30 pm

Picked this little 3 3/8” junior Boy Scout knife up recently , genuine pearl handles ::ds::

Thanks for looking .
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Re: Empire Knife Company

Post by LongBlade » Sun Jul 12, 2020 8:38 pm

Very nice Mike ::tu:: ::tu:: ... definitely one of the nicest scout knives I’ve seen given the MOP ::nod:: ... I assume MOP was somewhat out of the norm for scout knives?
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