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Colonial Knife was incorporated in 1926 by three brothers; Antonio, Domenic, & Fredrick Paolantonio. It grew to become one of the largest pocket knife manufacturers in the US during the 1960s. The company shut down in 1998, but was back into production under the Colonial Cutlery International Corporation in 2001. Colonial Cutlery International, Inc. brand is the imported line of knives and tools while the U.S.A.- made products fall under the Colonial Knife brand.
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Re: Now we have a Colonial thread,Show'em

Post by opendoors » Mon Dec 23, 2019 5:44 am

I made an account to post about this!
I've been watching restoration videos on youtube, and they got me thinking about this knife I found a few years ago at a garage sale. I checked the brand, went to google, and found myself here. As y'all can see, it's pretty beat. I was hoping someone could let me know a little more about the knife or provide some insight into how I would fix it up.

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Post by garddogg56 » Tue Dec 24, 2019 12:41 am

Welcome to AAPK.Very nice knife ::tu::
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Post by 1967redrider » Tue Dec 24, 2019 1:04 am

::welcome:: to AAPK and there's a whole forum on knife repairs and restoration, if you're interested.


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Post by Old Folder » Wed Dec 25, 2019 10:03 pm

I do love old Colonials;
Will attempt to post more at a later date.

But for now;

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Post by OLDE CUTLER » Tue Feb 04, 2020 5:39 pm

$2.50 for this unused Colonial Forest Master at the fleamarket last weekend. It is the 3 blade version, which I had not seen before. I have seen many 4 blade, and have a new unused one too, but never a 3 blade. Same thing without the awl.
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Re: Now we have a Colonial thread,Show'em

Post by woodwalker » Sat Mar 14, 2020 8:34 am

Found this knife at a flea market yesterday. Went through this thread on a sleepless night and didnt realize about Bonfire Bob's extensive knowledge about Colonial knives. I am an accumulator and just always passed on Colonial knives for some reason. Not knowing much about them I guess. I will look for more now as there are some beauties in this thread. We sure are blessed to have so many folks with such a wealth of knowledge on this site. :)

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