Southington Cut. Co.

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Re: Southington Cut. Co.

Post by wlf » Mon May 08, 2017 12:07 pm

Nice knives fellas.

That bone on the jack of Mark's looks like early NYK,Schrade,etc. bone

I think these early companies had the same sources
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Re: Southington Cut. Co.

Post by FRJ » Mon May 08, 2017 12:39 pm

Thank you, Dan and Lyle. ::tu:: ::tu::
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Re: Southington Cut. Co.

Post by ratlesnake75 » Tue May 09, 2017 3:12 pm

Thx Guys for the Compliments and I totally agree with WLF
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Re: Southington Cut. Co.

Post by LongBlade » Wed Aug 30, 2017 9:47 pm

I recently posted my Empire Stabber Jack and got some photos of my Southington Stabber Jack. Closed length of 4" and ebony handles with all metal components... long pull on a spear point, stamp is abit worn on top of curve, and while the choil indicates little sharpening it is the way it was sharpened with emphasis on front half of blade.. funny thing is I originally thought someone "played" with the choil to make it look less sharpened but looking earlier at many Southington knives it appears that is how other Southingtons were made in terms of a steep and well formed choil... nonetheless - well used but not abused knife with deep double swedges & still hard snapping and tight! Again I like Stabber Jacks - just remind me of jumbo Boys knives :D ...
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Closed Pile Side DSCN8351 2.JPG
Blade Open DSCN8368.JPG
Tang Stamp DSCN8410.JPG
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Re: Southington Cut. Co.

Post by gsmith7158 » Wed Aug 30, 2017 9:51 pm

Another famtastic knife Lee! Those Southingtons are hard to come by. ::tu::
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Re: Southington Cut. Co.

Post by LongBlade » Wed Aug 30, 2017 11:56 pm

Thanks Greg - much appreciated ::tu:: ::tu:: ... I like Southington knives but as you said hard to find them in what I consider decent condition - seen quite a few that didn't deserve consideration :)
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Re: Southington Cut. Co.

Post by FRJ » Thu Aug 31, 2017 12:12 am

That is a real beauty, Lee. Love that blade and pull. ::tu::
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Re: Southington Cut. Co.

Post by LongBlade » Thu Aug 31, 2017 1:41 am

Thanks Joe ::tu:: ::tu:: ....
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Re: Southington Cut. Co.

Post by JohnR » Sat Sep 02, 2017 10:44 am

Great Southington's everyone, not an easy knife to find.

Here is an unusual large jack I picked up awhile back, bone on the mark side, stag on pile side, straight line tang stamp on main and curved stamp on remnants of the pen. No evidence knife has ever been apart.
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Re: Southington Cut. Co.

Post by danno50 » Sat Sep 02, 2017 5:18 pm

Great old jack, Lee! I am very partial to bareheaded ebony jacks. ::tu:: ::tu::
Interesting handles on a very nice old jack, John! ::tu:: ::tu::
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Re: Southington Cut. Co.

Post by LongBlade » Sun Feb 18, 2018 2:25 pm

Here's another Southington that caught my eye long ago ::nod:: ... A teardrop Jack in MOP at 3 & 3/8" closed - that is a fair amount of MOP on this knife and one does not see that many jacks at this size with those handle covers :) ... Long pulls on both blades and nice shield... The knife was no doubt used but was not abused (and probably lightly cleaned but the liners still retain lots of original finish) :) ... Thanks for looking!
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Closed Pile Side DSCN1254.JPG
Blades Open DSCN1275.JPG
Tang Stamp DSCN1297.JPG
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Re: Southington Cut. Co.

Post by wlf » Sun Feb 18, 2018 3:02 pm

Pretty Knife buddy. Beautiful handles,lovely shape, and nice condition.
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Re: Southington Cut. Co.

Post by FRJ » Sun Feb 18, 2018 3:17 pm

That's a beauty, Lee. ::tu::
That's the best looking Southington I've seen. ::nod::
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Re: Southington Cut. Co.

Post by danno50 » Sun Feb 18, 2018 3:54 pm

Very nice, Lee! ::tu::
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Re: Southington Cut. Co.

Post by LongBlade » Sun Feb 18, 2018 4:29 pm

Thanks Lyle, Joe and Dan ::tu:: ::tu:: ... much appreciated!
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