Vintage Horn Handle Knives

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Vintage Horn Handle Knives

Postby Miller Bro's » Mon Dec 10, 2018 1:03 am

There's no dedicated thread to knives with horn handles, let's see your knives with cow horn, buffalo horn, etc.

I like knives with this handle material as long as the dermistid beetles don't pay them a visit! :lol:
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Re: Vintage Horn Handle Knives

Postby tongueriver » Mon Dec 10, 2018 2:47 am

I am 98% (not 100%) certain this Blish Mize Hardware jack is horn. And the H. Boker pre-war gentleman's knife (big @ 3 3/4 inches!) is definitely horn.
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Re: Vintage Horn Handle Knives

Postby RobesonsRme.com » Mon Dec 10, 2018 2:55 am

Every Blish, Mize and Silliman knife I have ever seen was celluloid. Not saying yours is, too.

Just sayin'

That BOKER is beautiful. Is that your knife?

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Re: Vintage Horn Handle Knives

Postby tongueriver » Mon Dec 10, 2018 3:10 am

RobesonsRme.com wrote:Every Blish, Mize and Silliman knife I have ever seen was celluloid. Not saying yours is, too.

Just sayin'

That BOKER is beautiful. Is that your knife?

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Thanks for the heads-up. Yes, they are both mine.

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Re: Vintage Horn Handle Knives

Postby FRJ » Mon Dec 10, 2018 3:28 am

Here's a D. Miller & Son jack.

J.W. Linders & Son, bartenders knife.
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Re: Vintage Horn Handle Knives

Postby RobesonsRme.com » Mon Dec 10, 2018 3:56 am

Reason I asked about the Boker was the photo looked like one from North West Knives, an Ebay seller of high quality stuff.

Beautiful knife. I'm envious.

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Re: Vintage Horn Handle Knives

Postby LongBlade » Mon Dec 10, 2018 3:59 am

Great idea for a thread Dimitri and nice classic horn handled switch blade ::tu:: ::tu:: ... Italian made?

Beautiful knives Cal ::tu:: ::tu:: ... I’m not sure if the Blish Mise is horn based on color - I can’t see those tell-tale striations...

Great additions Joe ::tu:: ::tu:: ...

Here’s one of mine - I have to dig up my others to post...

Empire Knife Co - Big old stabber jack type pattern..

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Re: Vintage Horn Handle Knives

Postby rangerbluedog » Mon Dec 10, 2018 7:03 am

Here's a Friedr Herder and a Henckels
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Re: Vintage Horn Handle Knives

Postby Miller Bro's » Mon Dec 10, 2018 12:09 pm

Blue, Lee, Joe and Cal nice horn handle knives! ::tu::
Lee, the tangs only mark is " Made in Italy".


Here's another one that I really like.
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Re: Vintage Horn Handle Knives

Postby btrwtr » Mon Dec 10, 2018 1:16 pm

Here is a nice little James Barber congress that I recently sold.
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Re: Vintage Horn Handle Knives

Postby espn77 » Mon Dec 10, 2018 2:25 pm

That's some cool colors Wayne ::tu::

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Re: Vintage Horn Handle Knives

Postby wlf » Mon Dec 10, 2018 3:54 pm

Pretty things guys.
A Lockwood Bros. and a Joseph Elliot farmers jacks
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Re: Vintage Horn Handle Knives

Postby FRJ » Mon Dec 10, 2018 4:40 pm

Here is a Garland whittler.
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Re: Vintage Horn Handle Knives

Postby thegreedygulo » Mon Dec 10, 2018 5:11 pm

Nice knives guys! Here's some H. Bokers to add to the mix.
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Re: Vintage Horn Handle Knives

Postby FRJ » Mon Dec 10, 2018 6:47 pm

This horn is nice stuff. Great show.

Here's a few more of mine.

Morton & Son - Sheffield
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P.K. Co. - A1
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