Old Keen Kutter Knives

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Re: Old Keen Kutter Knives

Post by 1967redrider » Sun Jan 19, 2020 12:32 pm

Great looking knives! ::tu:: ::tu::

I'll have to look in Sellens' book when I get back to Alexandria to see if I can find anything your knife, miketx.

Cool Tickler etch, so they put that etch on Coke Bottle hunters and large Toothpicks?
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Re: Old Keen Kutter Knives

Post by miketx » Sun Jan 19, 2020 4:12 pm

Thanks 1967redrider.....anything info would be great!

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Re: Old Keen Kutter Knives

Post by danno50 » Sun Jan 19, 2020 6:39 pm

1967redrider wrote:
Sun Jan 19, 2020 12:32 pm
Cool Tickler etch, so they put that etch on Coke Bottle hunters and large Toothpicks?
I have never seen a TICKLER etch on a Keen Kutter toothpick, just on the hunters.

miketx, Sellens says that pattern is a K2909 and was in the Simmons catalogs from 1905 through to 1929.
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Re: Old Keen Kutter Knives

Post by danno50 » Sun Jan 19, 2020 6:42 pm

This one came in the mail Friday, purchased from Roger (peanut740). I am very happy to have this one.
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Re: Old Keen Kutter Knives

Post by WillyCamaro » Sun Jan 19, 2020 6:47 pm

That's a very good looking KK Dan, I can definitely see why you are very happy ::tu:: .
What's the pattern called again, it's slipped my mind at this moment (fibro fog for ya :roll: ).
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Re: Old Keen Kutter Knives

Post by 1967redrider » Sun Jan 19, 2020 6:59 pm

danno50 wrote:
Sun Jan 19, 2020 6:39 pm
1967redrider wrote:
Sun Jan 19, 2020 12:32 pm
Cool Tickler etch, so they put that etch on Coke Bottle hunters and large Toothpicks?
I have never seen a TICKLER etch on a Keen Kutter toothpick, just on the hunters.

miketx, Sellens says that pattern is a K2909 and was in the Simmons catalogs from 1905 through to 1929.
Thank you, danno50, and you're right about a "Tickler" etch on a large toothpick. I was confusing it with the pattern. ::tu::
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Re: Old Keen Kutter Knives

Post by danno50 » Sun Jan 19, 2020 7:59 pm

Thanks Willy, it is a cotton sampler.
Yep, redrider, I was pretty sure that was the case. Does seem strange though, that they would put the TICKLER etch on a hunter and not a tickler pattern (AKA toothpick).
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Re: Old Keen Kutter Knives

Post by Duffer » Mon Jan 20, 2020 4:39 am

Nice one Dan! You don’t see those older ones very often ::tu::
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Re: Old Keen Kutter Knives

Post by wlf » Mon Jan 20, 2020 5:48 pm

Very desirable knife Dan. ::tu:: ::tu::
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Re: Old Keen Kutter Knives

Post by danno50 » Tue Jan 21, 2020 3:14 pm

Thanks Lloyd and Lyle.
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Re: Old Keen Kutter Knives

Post by miketx » Wed Jan 22, 2020 7:00 pm

danno50 wrote:
Sun Jan 19, 2020 6:39 pm
1967redrider wrote:
Sun Jan 19, 2020 12:32 pm
Cool Tickler etch, so they put that etch on Coke Bottle hunters and large Toothpicks?
I have never seen a TICKLER etch on a Keen Kutter toothpick, just on the hunters.

miketx, Sellens says that pattern is a K2909 and was in the Simmons catalogs from 1905 through to 1929.
Thanks for the info!

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Re: Old Keen Kutter Knives

Post by danno50 » Thu Jan 23, 2020 8:49 pm

Just got this one. A 0154, 3" closed, has the Made in USA stamp, as opposed to the St Louis MO, and has seen very little, if any, use. Sellens says this model, with the pearl handles, was in the Simmons catalogs between 1927 to 1929.
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Re: Old Keen Kutter Knives

Post by Waukonda » Thu Jan 23, 2020 11:28 pm

I have never seen one of those, Dan, nice.
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Re: Old Keen Kutter Knives

Post by danno50 » Fri Jan 24, 2020 3:50 am

Thanks Ike.
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Re: Old Keen Kutter Knives

Post by 1967redrider » Fri Jan 24, 2020 6:58 pm

Awesome looking pearl, danno50! ::tu:: ::tu::
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