Western Knife & Axe combo

In 1911, H. N. Platts, was able to draw on his extensive friendships and family connections in the cutlery world to start Western States Cutlery and Manufacturing of Boulder Colorado. At first only a jobbing business, by 1920 construction and machinery purchases were underway to begin manufacture of knives. Through name changes--to Western States Cutlery Co. in 1953, then Western Cutlery Co. in 1956--and moves first across town and later to Longmont Colorado, the company stayed under the leadership of the Platt family until 1984. In that year, the company was sold to Coleman, becoming Coleman-Western. Eventually purchased by Camillus in 1991, Western continued until Camillus expired in 2007.
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Western Knife & Axe combo

Post by johnnierotten » Mon Dec 07, 2009 11:46 pm

Won this off ebay last night....WWII era Western axe/knife combo.
Suppose to be in minty condition......can't wait till it gets here!! ::ds::
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Re: Western Knife & Axe combo

Post by Camillus » Tue Dec 08, 2009 12:19 am

Very nice COMBO of Western's you got Johnnie.....
Thanks for sharing.

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Re: Western Knife & Axe combo

Post by johnnierotten » Tue Dec 08, 2009 12:25 am

::tu::
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Re: Western Knife & Axe combo

Post by icemilk » Tue Dec 08, 2009 4:23 am

Johnnierotten, You sure are lucky when it comes to knives.
Wow! That baby is sharp.

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Re: Western Knife & Axe combo

Post by johnnierotten » Tue Dec 08, 2009 4:40 am

With all the knives that I come across...I very seldom seem to get lucky. ::dang:: ..But this last year has been pretty good for me..Thank God!! :lol: :lol:
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Re: Western Knife & Axe combo

Post by junebug » Tue Dec 08, 2009 5:21 am

awesome!!! congrats :mrgreen:
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Re: Western Knife & Axe combo

Post by johnnierotten » Tue Dec 08, 2009 11:30 am

Thanks Junebug. ::tu::
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Re: Western Knife & Axe combo

Post by philco » Tue Dec 08, 2009 12:56 pm

8) Too Cool Johnnie!!

Better keep an eye on that set. ::paranoid:: Ole Mitch will be wanting to take it camping. :P

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Re: Western Knife & Axe combo

Post by johnnierotten » Tue Dec 08, 2009 1:16 pm

Phil,your probably right. :lol: :lol:
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Re: Western Knife & Axe combo

Post by stagman » Wed Dec 09, 2009 12:15 pm

Nice set Johnny ::tu::
I think the knife/axe combo's were one of the
coolest sets ever made with a blade in em 8)
Got a buddy in Ohio that has 7 western combo sets
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Re: Western Knife & Axe combo

Post by johnnierotten » Wed Dec 09, 2009 7:33 pm

I like this one but I would like it a lot better if it was stag..
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Re: Western Knife & Axe combo

Post by stagman » Fri Dec 11, 2009 6:52 pm

Johnny, here's mine.
Case 1964-69 Stag
Not the original sheath, but I like
it better. Twice as thick.
Let me know when ya get it if the lock up on
it is good and all.
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Re: Western Knife & Axe combo

Post by johnnierotten » Fri Dec 11, 2009 8:19 pm

Stagman,Thats beautiful!!......I'm hoping to find a Case soon. 8)
It locks up real tight with the axe but the knife has a very small amount of play.
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Re: Western Knife & Axe combo

Post by Luckypaul777 » Fri Dec 11, 2009 8:46 pm

Stag or not nice combo. ::tu:: ::tu:: Here is a link to a nice Case stag but no sheath. :(


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http://cgi.ebay.com/old-Case-TESTED-STA ... 518e90051e

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Re: Western Knife & Axe combo

Post by johnnierotten » Fri Dec 11, 2009 8:49 pm

Thanks Paul. ::tu::
I'm watching that one....I think for his buy it know price it should definitely come with a sheath.
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