Southington Cut. Co.

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Re: Southington Cut. Co.

Post by jerryd6818 » Sun Nov 27, 2016 2:05 pm

Joe, is that from Southington Connecticut? It just hit me why I recognize that. I did some work at the Southington YMCA about 15 years ago. Installed some hardware and the membership software of the company I worked for at the time.
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Re: Southington Cut. Co.

Post by FRJ » Sun Nov 27, 2016 2:16 pm

Yes, Jerry. Southington, Connecticut. Another good old, long gone, Connecticut cutlery. And there were many.
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Re: Southington Cut. Co.

Post by Miller Bro's » Sun Nov 27, 2016 2:39 pm

Tsar Bomba wrote: The "old gold" in my navy & old gold combo is a well-used brass-handled Southington jack
Nice one ::tu::
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Re: Southington Cut. Co.

Post by FRJ » Fri Feb 10, 2017 12:22 am

Here's a sweet little Southington pen knife. 2 3/4".
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Re: Southington Cut. Co.

Post by ratlesnake75 » Sun Apr 30, 2017 1:40 pm

HEY Guys, Here is my Southington I posted in the 3-backspring section but feel it needs to go into this thread too.
Very BEEFY Knife,,3 5/8" closed
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Re: Southington Cut. Co.

Post by RobesonsRme.com » Sun Apr 30, 2017 2:39 pm

There is a nice Southington Wharncliff on Ebay right now.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/352043486043?_t ... EBIDX%3AIT

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Re: Southington Cut. Co.

Post by FRJ » Sun Apr 30, 2017 2:50 pm

Mark, that's a great old Southington gunstock. It looks solid.
Thanks for showing that here. ::tu::
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Re: Southington Cut. Co.

Post by ratlesnake75 » Sun Apr 30, 2017 2:58 pm

Its my pleasure FRJ and Many thanks Sir for the Compliments!!
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Re: Southington Cut. Co.

Post by ratlesnake75 » Sun Apr 30, 2017 3:01 pm

Hey GUYS, The only other Southington I have right now to post, is this English Jack,,Well used but still super solid
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Re: Southington Cut. Co.

Post by FRJ » Sat May 06, 2017 6:01 pm

Nice big jack, Mark.
I wonder what gets those old Southington bones orange.

Here's a 3" pearl. Used a little. Dig them pulls. ::woot:: ::super_happy:: ::drool:: ::drool::
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Re: Southington Cut. Co.

Post by danno50 » Sun May 07, 2017 4:48 pm

Sweet Southington's, Joe, really like the pearls and agree with you on the appeal of the long pulls on the last one. ::tu:: Also beautiful worn bone on the jack. Nice old brass handled jack, Tony! Very sturdy looking gunstock, Mark, and very nice bone and great bolsters on the English jack!
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Re: Southington Cut. Co.

Post by LongBlade » Sun May 07, 2017 6:46 pm

Nice Southingtons Mark and Joe ::tu:: ::tu:: .. a big old gunstock jack, English jack and a MOP pen - nice variety !!!

Joe - I haven't looked thru all my Southington knives but my Southington MOP whittler has long pulls through the tang and with the same curved tang stamp, but than again I have long pulls stopping at the tang on a big stabber jack and a swell end smooth bone and a match-striker long pull (not through the tang) with the same curved stamp.. My Southington MOP pen which I will get pics of eventually has long pulls but they stop at the tang and it is the straight-line Southington stamp... I'll have to check my others noting tang stamps - though in the end whether the knife has curved or straight-line stamps is most likely NOT going to lead to dating those knives during Southington's years in the business :lol: ... it perhaps was related to the cutler doing the work ::hmm:: ::shrug:: ....
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Re: Southington Cut. Co.

Post by FRJ » Sun May 07, 2017 7:35 pm

Thank you, Dan and Lee.

Lee, I agree the curved or straight line stamp may not tell us much.
I think the long pull through the tang may indicate an early production.

Thanks guys!
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Re: Southington Cut. Co.

Post by FRJ » Sun May 07, 2017 11:42 pm

Here's a Southington with a straight stamp.
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Re: Southington Cut. Co.

Post by danno50 » Sun May 07, 2017 11:43 pm

Another nice one, Joe, bareheaded ebony, what's not to like! ::tu::
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