Old Keen Kutter Knives

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Re: Old Keen Kutter Knives

Postby msteele6 » Sat Oct 20, 2018 6:52 pm

KAW wrote:Thanks msteele6 for those pattern numbers. 8)
Would you happen to know the time range they were offered?
I'm trying to pin down the probability of them being made by Walden.
With the rat tail bolsters on the sleeveboard, I was hoping it would be a good candidate?...


The K0678 3/4 is shown in Sellen's as being produced from 1914 thru 1920 therefore I believe that it is a Walden produced knife. The K2718 3/4 is shown being produced from 1905 thru 1929 therefore it might have been produced at the Winchester plant after the acquisition of Walden, still probably a Walden pattern produced on Walden equipment by Walden workers primarily.

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Re: Old Keen Kutter Knives

Postby KAW » Sat Oct 20, 2018 8:26 pm

Thanks Joe for the complement.
Great info msteele6! ::tu:: ... just what I was hoping for! 8)
Would you know anything about the fixed blade knife with MoP handles? Is it a steak knife?
It has a razor sharp edge with the the logo stamped in the middle of the blade.
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Re: Old Keen Kutter Knives

Postby danno50 » Thu Oct 25, 2018 3:10 pm

Nice finds, Ken! ::tu:: Great master blade on the coke bottle. I am intrigued by that lovely MOP fixed blade.
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Re: Old Keen Kutter Knives

Postby Tsar Bomba » Thu Oct 25, 2018 4:03 pm

I don't think I've ever posted this knife here (or anywhere, at least until yesterday). It's an ugly, worn-out HOK but it's a Simmons.
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Re: Old Keen Kutter Knives

Postby KAW » Fri Oct 26, 2018 4:04 pm

Tsar Bomba wrote:It's an ugly, worn-out HOK but it's a Simmons.


That's exactly how I would describe the Ulster barlow I picked up while on vacation this summer...
but its the first real old one I've come across so far & figure it will make due until a better one comes along...
besides... just imagine the stories such a knife could tell... :)
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Re: Old Keen Kutter Knives

Postby danno50 » Fri Oct 26, 2018 4:09 pm

Tony, that truly is an honest old knife, I don't find it ugly at all! ::tu:: ::tu::
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Re: Old Keen Kutter Knives

Postby edge213 » Fri Oct 26, 2018 7:52 pm

Tsar Bomba wrote:I don't think I've ever posted this knife here (or anywhere, at least until yesterday). It's an ugly, worn-out HOK but it's a Simmons.

It's a Barlow,
It's a Keen Kutter,
Therefore it's beautiful!
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Re: Old Keen Kutter Knives

Postby FRJ » Sat Dec 15, 2018 10:29 pm

Here's a nice little whittler. 2 7/8" closed.

I can't find this exact knife in Sellin's book.
He does show a K3808 with a bar shield and a milled back.
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Re: Old Keen Kutter Knives

Postby Duffer » Sat Dec 15, 2018 10:33 pm

Joe, very nice! Who wouldn’t be attracted to that beauty ::tu::
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Re: Old Keen Kutter Knives

Postby danno50 » Sun Dec 16, 2018 1:41 am

That is a beauty, Joe! ::tu:: Still has some blade etch left to boot!
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Re: Old Keen Kutter Knives

Postby FRJ » Mon Dec 17, 2018 6:35 am

Thank you so much for your comments, Lloyd and Dan.

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Re: Old Keen Kutter Knives

Postby BWT » Mon Dec 17, 2018 12:29 pm

That's one beautiful little knife Joe, very nice!!!
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Re: Old Keen Kutter Knives

Postby woodwalker » Tue Dec 18, 2018 1:30 am

Here are 2 Keen Kutters I bought today at my local antique store. Any info on them would be appreciated. I am unfamiliar with Keen Kutters. Thanks for looking. :)
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Re: Old Keen Kutter Knives

Postby FRJ » Tue Dec 18, 2018 2:35 am

Thank you, Bill. ::tu::

There you go woodwalker. ::tu:: ::tu::

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Re: Old Keen Kutter Knives

Postby woodwalker » Tue Dec 18, 2018 2:39 am

FRJ wrote:Thank you, Bill. ::tu::

There you go woodwalker. ::tu:: ::tu::

Thanks Joe!! :)


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