Cargill Scrimshaw

Bob Cargill is the man behind the Cripple Creek Knife Brand. He started out making one of a kind custom knives and eventually started making special order runs by hand under the Cripple Creek name in 1981. He specialized in high quality hand made limited runs for clubs and organizations. The brand was later sold to Blackjack Knives of Effingham, IL who commissioned Queen Cutlery to produce them in larger quantities.
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bkazz5
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Cargill Scrimshaw

Post by bkazz5 » Thu Sep 25, 2014 4:44 pm

Added another Cargill to my collection the other day. I was especially happy to get this one because it fits nicely with a few others that I have. It is a very early Cargill side lock with a pat pend stamp and it is scrimshawed Micarta which goes along with three others I have. Of the four knives I have I purchased them from three different individuals so it makes me wonder just how many Cargills with similar handle material and scrimshaw are out there. Has anyone seen any others like these? I also wonder who the artisit is.... J Dee. Anyone know?
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Re: Cargill Scrimshaw

Post by timgreene48 » Thu Sep 25, 2014 9:34 pm

I can't answer your question, but I just wanted to say, Beautiful knives!! ::groove::

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Re: Cargill Scrimshaw

Post by stagman » Fri Apr 03, 2015 2:25 pm

Gorgeous Scrims !!! I really like the one of the buffalo
hunting scene on horseback with a lance
Thats the way the plains tribes did it back in the day
A wonderfull collection of knives for sure
Will
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Re: Cargill Scrimshaw

Post by wlf » Fri Apr 03, 2015 10:51 pm

Lovely knives.
I buy roosters combs and farmers..........................................................jack knives [/b]

May the Father and Son bless
Lyle

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