Old Cattle Knives

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Re: Old Cattle Knives

Post by peanut740 » Tue Mar 26, 2019 4:24 pm

Greg ::tu::
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Re: Old Cattle Knives

Post by Duffer » Tue Mar 26, 2019 6:27 pm

Thanks for your nice comments Lee, Steve and Paul!

Lee, yes I think the DE was likely made by Empire. I know many DE were made by Schrade but this one does not have any of the four different styles of Schrade jigged bone—certainly not peach seed like many DE Schrade made folders had. Empire made a lot of DE folders at least early on so this could certainly be Empire made ::nod::

Paul right on about your comment on the Schrade ::tu::
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Re: Old Cattle Knives

Post by wlf » Wed Mar 27, 2019 9:27 pm

Nice knives Dave ,Paul, Greg, and Lloyd.
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Re: Old Cattle Knives

Post by KnifeSlinger#81 » Mon Apr 15, 2019 1:20 am

An ulster knife co 3 3/8" with peachseed bone and factory edges.
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Re: Old Cattle Knives

Post by FRJ » Mon Apr 15, 2019 2:59 am

That's about as sweet as it gets.
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Re: Old Cattle Knives

Post by JohnR » Mon Apr 15, 2019 11:57 am

That's a nice one Paul, love to find them that way.

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Re: Old Cattle Knives

Post by Steve Warden » Mon Apr 15, 2019 12:26 pm

A beauty, Paul!
That'd be in my pocket in a hearbeat!!
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Re: Old Cattle Knives

Post by KnifeSlinger#81 » Mon Apr 15, 2019 3:16 pm

Thanks guys.
Steve Warden wrote:A beauty, Paul!
That'd be in my pocket in a hearbeat!!
Steve it's been too well preserved for many years to do that! Theres a lot of others out there that are good users.
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Re: Old Cattle Knives

Post by Steve Warden » Mon Apr 15, 2019 3:58 pm

KnifeSlinger#81 wrote:Thanks guys.
Steve Warden wrote:A beauty, Paul!
That'd be in my pocket in a hearbeat!!
Steve it's been too well preserved for many years to do that! Theres a lot of others out there that are good users.
I completely understand.
That's the difference between collectors and accumulators! I am of the latter :mrgreen:
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Re: Old Cattle Knives

Post by KnifeSlinger#81 » Mon Apr 15, 2019 5:43 pm

Steve Warden wrote:
KnifeSlinger#81 wrote:Thanks guys.
Steve Warden wrote:A beauty, Paul!
That'd be in my pocket in a hearbeat!!
Steve it's been too well preserved for many years to do that! Theres a lot of others out there that are good users.
I completely understand.
That's the difference between collectors and accumulators! I am of the latter :mrgreen:
Nothing wrong with that. ::tu::

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Re: Old Cattle Knives

Post by rugmar » Sat Apr 20, 2019 4:53 am

Paul T,

I just have to say that your Ulster is outrageously beautiful. Hope to find something that beautiful one day. Thanks for sharing!!

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Re: Old Cattle Knives

Post by JohnR » Sat Apr 27, 2019 11:08 pm

Paul, that Ulster is a beautiful knife, great bone.

Went to a small local knife show today and picked up a 1/2 dozen or so interesting knives. one is a Wards stag handled cattle knife, most early Wards were made by Winchester. Knife is well worn but still has great snap and no play, the stag is very well done, bolster to bolster, sure wish they fitted stag like this today. Early American made stag knives are not common so I was a little surprised to stumble upon this one.
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Re: Old Cattle Knives

Post by doglegg » Sat Apr 27, 2019 11:20 pm

JohnR, that one looks like a real find. Great stag. ::nod:: ::tu::

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Re: Old Cattle Knives

Post by LongBlade » Sun Apr 28, 2019 12:02 am

Cool gnarly stag and nice knife John ::tu:: ::tu:: ...
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Re: Old Cattle Knives

Post by cbfd » Sun Apr 28, 2019 12:55 am

JohnR,nice cattle knife,Beautiful stag!

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