Union Cut. Co. Olean NY

The KA-BAR brand originated as a trademark of the Tidioute Cutlery Company. Tidioute was later taken over & renamed the Union Cutlery Company which continued making the brand until Union eventually adopted it as the company name in 1952. Cutco Corporation later acquired the company in 1996.
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Union Cut. Co. Olean NY

Post by stockman » Wed Sep 09, 2015 1:51 am

Slot Knife 6291 K&F Pat. Nov 5th 1907 dated on fork. Found pictures of these in Bone, Stag, and Pearl.

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Re: Union Cut. Co. Olean NY

Post by peanut740 » Wed Sep 09, 2015 2:24 am

Fine knife. ::tu::
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Re: Union Cut. Co. Olean NY

Post by btrwtr » Thu Sep 10, 2015 11:59 am

That's a beauty Harold.

Here is one I have in pearl. Not as clean as your knife though.

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Re: Union Cut. Co. Olean NY

Post by djknife13 » Thu Sep 10, 2015 12:26 pm

Wow on both accounts___Dave

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Post by garddogg56 » Thu Sep 10, 2015 11:34 pm

^what he said^ ::tu::
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Re: Union Cut. Co. Olean NY

Post by Jacknifeben » Fri Sep 11, 2015 12:30 am

Hope I am not too late, I bought this one at a flea market about 25 years ago. Never been sharpened.
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Post by peanut740 » Fri Sep 11, 2015 1:12 am

Here's one I have.
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Re: Union Cut. Co. Olean NY

Post by stockman » Wed Dec 09, 2015 9:31 pm

A Union Cut Co. Olean N.Y. Dog Head K&f Pat Nov. 5 1907. Blade not as nice as the knife in OP.
I like the Dog Head, and very nice bone.

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Re: Union Cut. Co. Olean NY

Post by Jacknifeben » Wed Dec 09, 2015 10:12 pm

Nice knives. pretty rare stuff. I always thought I was lucky to find mine in a south east Iowa flea market.

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Re: Union Cut. Co. Olean NY

Post by RalphAlsip » Tue Jan 12, 2016 5:41 am

Nice knives posted earlier in the thread. Here is my one and only Ka-Bar / Union Cutlery knife. It made it's way into my collection because it is a Gunboat pattern. Obviously it has seen a lot of pocket time as evidenced by the wear on the shield. The blades don't show excessive wear or sharpening. I'm impressed with how smoothly this knife opens and closes with strong snaps.

Thanks for looking.
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Re: Union Cut. Co. Olean NY

Post by wlf » Tue Jan 12, 2016 10:56 am

I used to crave one of those nice hobos guys. ::tu::

How did a hobo ever buy such a knife???? :)

That knife belongs in Dimitri's stag thread Ralph,beautiful stag on that knife.
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Re: Union Cut. Co. Olean NY

Post by cbfd » Wed Jan 13, 2016 2:38 am

Real good knife there,Ralph. Bill

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Re: Union Cut. Co. Olean NY

Post by 0078 » Wed Jan 13, 2016 2:43 am

Good looking knives in all post. I have never had the luck to own a dog head kabar
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Re: Union Cut. Co. Olean NY

Post by RalphAlsip » Sun Oct 02, 2016 2:46 am

Here is a Union Cut Co. Olean NY stag Gunboat. This is a very nice old knife that I believe dates from 1912-1923 based on the tang stamp that resembles the outline of North America. I posted a Ka-Bar stamped Union Cut Co. Gunboat picture earlier in the thread if you are interested to see another example.

I don't collect Union / Ka-Bar as a brand, but I do collect Gunboats which is how I ended up with this knife. I would be grateful for any knowledge that could be shared about stamps, dates, etc., related to this knife. The quality of workmanship in the appearance and in the operation (smoothness and snap) of this knife is impressive to me. There is absolutely zero blade rub when opening and closing the blades.

Thanks for looking.
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Re: Union Cut. Co. Olean NY

Post by peanut740 » Sun Oct 02, 2016 4:03 am

Jerry that has to be really rare with that North American tang stamp.Fine knife. ::tu:: ::tu::
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