Colonel Coon Knives were made by Adrain A. Harris, Mr. Harris started making fixed blade knives as a hobby in the 60's, in 1976 he became the only authorized field repairman in the U.S. for Schrade, a few months later he became the only authorized repairman for Kissing Crane and J.A. Henckels in the United States, in 1978 he founded Tennessee Knife Works Inc. in his home town of Columbia, Tenn. and began making Colonel Coon Knives the old style a true bench made or handmade pocket knife. In 1988 he sold his manufacturing processes to W.R Case & Sons and retired.
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There is a show in Crossville TN this weekend. There is a room at the show dedicated to Colonel Coon knives. There will be Colonel Coon collectors there showing off their collections. If you are in the area of Crossville, TN or have an interest in Colonel Coon knives come and see us. There will be several other knife dealers set up there as well.
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I inherited a place about 40 miles from Crossville. I try to get down there every couple of months. Is there going to be a Crossville show this summer?