This Case wins the MOST USED award!

The W.R. Case & Sons Cutlery Company has a very rich history that began in 1889 when William Russell (“W.R.”), Jean, John, and Andrew Case began fashioning their knives and selling them along a wagon trail in upstate New York. The company has produced countless treasures and it continues to do so as one of the most collected brands in the world.
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Re: This Case wins the MOST USED award!

Postby Drukai » Fri Jul 27, 2018 5:20 am

Yea that would hit my junk drawer.. Used, abused, came in wet n' dirty she needs a break. Let her ride retired in the drawer.
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Re: This Case wins the MOST USED award!

Postby KnifeSlinger#81 » Tue Jul 31, 2018 6:15 am

That's one of the most used knives I've seen. There's no way those blades would be able to cut very well, being about the same thickness of the spine behind the edge.
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Re: This Case wins the MOST USED award!

Postby Tsar Bomba » Wed Aug 01, 2018 2:24 am

treefarmer wrote:I'll agree, this one appears to be the MOST USED winner. ::tu:: Do you have any information on the history of this knife? Had it been used by someone in your family? Your knife must really have a story to end up with all the blades used up, even the awl/punch. ::shrug::

Yeah but...which one's the punch? ::paranoid:: :shock:

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Re: This Case wins the MOST USED award!

Postby slimtrap48 » Wed Aug 01, 2018 3:10 am

::clapping:: ::rotflol::

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Re: This Case wins the MOST USED award!

Postby doglegg » Wed Aug 01, 2018 2:57 pm

That is funny. :lol:

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Re: This Case wins the MOST USED award!

Postby deltaboy » Fri Aug 03, 2018 2:31 am

That one is wore out!
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Re: This Case wins the MOST USED award!

Postby 58chevy348 » Tue Aug 21, 2018 6:50 pm

Knife is now in the hands of the repair shop. It will probably be a while before I get this one back, but I will definitely post the "after" photos. A knife this scarce deserves to be restored. I'd never let it retire to the junk drawer. :)

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Re: This Case wins the MOST USED award!

Postby 58chevy348 » Wed Jul 31, 2019 3:47 pm

It finally arrived! As promised, here are the before and after pics!

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Re: This Case wins the MOST USED award!

Postby 1967redrider » Wed Jul 31, 2019 4:15 pm

58chevy348 wrote:Yes, in this case, the blades will have to be re-welded (retaining the original tangs of course) with the correct donor blades of the same era. I've had a few knives done this way, and the results were amazing. Will hopefully be re-scaled with vintage green bone as well.


Do you know someone who welds blades? Interested because I have one of those O. Barnett Tool Co. horseman's knife/pliers with a great tang stamp but only about 1/4" of a broken blade. Wouldn't mind getting a blade welded to what's left if someone is good at doing that.

They did a great job! ::tu:: ::tu::
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Re: This Case wins the MOST USED award!

Postby Mumbleypeg » Wed Jul 31, 2019 4:17 pm

I’m with Gene (Gunsil). Restoring an old knife is a noble pursuit but I’d prefer to see it marked somewhere more obvious than “inside the liners”. Not implying you have any nefarious intent but what happens after the knife is no longer in your possession? IMHO it should be clearly marked somewhere more conspicuous.

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Re: This Case wins the MOST USED award!

Postby 58chevy348 » Wed Jul 31, 2019 4:40 pm

1967redrider, I sent you a message with his info.


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