Vintage Whittler Knives

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Re: Vintage Whittler Knives

Postby Jdub » Wed Jul 10, 2019 8:12 pm

Thanks guys!! The Master blade indeed is very nicely done. The swedge on both sides are even, and where they place the nail Nick is in the perfect location. Great old knife for sure.

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Re: Vintage Whittler Knives

Postby wlf » Thu Jul 11, 2019 3:28 pm

Beautiful knife all around Justin. 3 7/8”?
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Re: Vintage Whittler Knives

Postby kootenay joe » Thu Aug 01, 2019 2:34 am

Here is a very well made vintage equal end whittler. 3 3/8", secondary blades marked: "IXL/George/Wostenholm/Celebrated/Cutlery" The master blade has the same marking except the top line "IXL" is absent. This marking dates 1850-1890. Secondaries have half stops and all snaps are crisp and there is zero play anywhere. In the picture of knife spine note how slender and tightly fit the tapered center divider is. Very skilled workmanship and all done with hand tools.
About 150 years old, used and still works as well as one day one. I think it's remarkable.
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Re: Vintage Whittler Knives

Postby FRJ » Thu Aug 01, 2019 5:55 am

So many nice things about that whittler, Roland. ::tu::

Jdub, what a beautiful Lakeside that is. ::tu::
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Re: Vintage Whittler Knives

Postby Jdub » Sat Aug 03, 2019 1:50 am

wlf wrote:Beautiful knife all around Justin. 3 7/8”?

It’s 3 5/8. Thanks

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Re: Vintage Whittler Knives

Postby Jdub » Sat Aug 03, 2019 1:51 am

FRJ wrote:So many nice things about that whittler, Roland. ::tu::

Jdub, what a beautiful Lakeside that is. ::tu::

Thank you very much!

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Re: Vintage Whittler Knives

Postby knifegnome » Fri Aug 16, 2019 12:13 am

Just got this odd Pearl whittler,Fabyan Knife Co Germany,3",dates about 1890's.I have never had a whittler with a button hook, and such fancy bolsters.
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Re: Vintage Whittler Knives

Postby edge213 » Fri Aug 16, 2019 12:34 am

knifegnome wrote:Just got this odd Pearl whittler,Fabyan Knife Co Germany,3",dates about 1890's.I have never had a whittler with a button hook, and such fancy bolsters.

Really cool bolsters.
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Re: Vintage Whittler Knives

Postby BWT » Fri Aug 16, 2019 11:25 am

knifegnome wrote:Just got this odd Pearl whittler,Fabyan Knife Co Germany,3",dates about 1890's.I have never had a whittler with a button hook, and such fancy bolsters.

Nice ::tu:: ::tu::
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Re: Vintage Whittler Knives

Postby WelderBob » Mon Sep 02, 2019 3:27 pm

I was very happy to find this one, it has a few issue's but overall pretty nice. Blades are snappy and tight, stag is nice, at 4 1/2" it's a handfull.

Haven't found a pic of this blade configuration on a Remington 7756 though. Anyway I'm... :D
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Re: Vintage Whittler Knives

Postby galvanic1882 » Mon Sep 02, 2019 3:42 pm

Great knife, one of my favorite Remington's ever made!! ::tu:: :mrgreen:

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Re: Vintage Whittler Knives

Postby WelderBob » Mon Sep 02, 2019 4:26 pm

Thanks Mike, I can see why... ::nod::
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Re: Vintage Whittler Knives

Postby espn77 » Mon Sep 02, 2019 4:30 pm

WelderBob wrote:I was very happy to find this one, it has a few issue's but overall pretty nice. Blades are snappy and tight, stag is nice, at 4 1/2" it's a handfull.

Haven't found a pic of this blade configuration on a Remington 7756 though. Anyway I'm... :D

I was second high on that one. It sure is nice. ::tu::

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Re: Vintage Whittler Knives

Postby michaelspayth » Wed Sep 18, 2019 3:44 pm

Just came across this awesome thread! Alot of great knives! Only have one whittler myself. Pretty sure that I've already posted it in another thread but here it is..
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Re: Vintage Whittler Knives

Postby espn77 » Wed Sep 18, 2019 7:54 pm

Here is a R3932
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