KERSHAW KNIVES

Kershaw began its foray into the knife business sometime during 1974. The company was originally based in Portland Oregon, but most early knives were manufactured in Japan. The first US manufacturing plant was opened in 1997 & the company currently offers knives made in the U.S., Japan, & China. Pete Kershaw (an ex Gerber salesman) started the business.
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Re: KERSHAW KNIVES

Post by orvet » Wed Dec 06, 2017 9:16 am

Here is a Kershaw I have not seen before, even though it has been discontinued.
Made in USA and called a Field Knife.
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I also picked up a NIB Needs Work had had been a display.
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Here is a Shallot, the Leeks big brother!
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Re: KERSHAW KNIVES

Post by QTCut5 » Wed Dec 06, 2017 11:30 am

Nice variety of Kershaws, Dale. IMO, Kershaw makes some very fine, high quality knives. Here are a few more of mine. I'm thinking that one of the rosewood Wild Turkeys would look very nice with a stag handle...either something light like the new Case Vintage stag, or something darker like Queen's Amber Cut Stag Bone...or perhaps something gnarly and colorful like you put on that customized WT with the Marine Corps emblem shield that you modified for Phillip (treefarmer).
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Post by QTCut5 » Sun Dec 24, 2017 2:31 am

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Re: KERSHAW KNIVES

Post by poolhustler » Wed Oct 24, 2018 12:34 am

No more Kershaw / ZT love? lol
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Post by jerryd6818 » Wed Oct 24, 2018 2:57 am

I've been neglecting this thread. Where to begin?

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Re: KERSHAW KNIVES

Post by Wharnecilff » Thu Oct 25, 2018 12:55 am

I don't know the correct model number for the 3-blade slip joint but I purchased it in late 1976. Since it is little large and heavy for convenient pocket carry, I really never carried or used it .so it remained in mint condition . I stored it with my other stuff when I moved to a different state in 1995 and forgot about it. Long story short..my Father had found the knife in my stuff and took it to use for his own ...Pop used a knife for whatever needed doing, scraping, prying, screwdriver,burnisher, hammer and even cutting. His sharpening technique left much to be desired and usually resulted in lots of metal being ground before an edge was created. The knife was a bear-trap when new but the springs have weakened considerably now. the matching money clip is a mystery found in my father's random collection..don't know how he aquired it...don't know what year it is but it seems to be from the same era and series..
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Re: KERSHAW KNIVES

Post by jerryd6818 » Thu Oct 25, 2018 2:21 am

That poor thing sure has had a hurtin' put on it.
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Re: KERSHAW KNIVES

Post by knife7knut » Sat Aug 24, 2019 1:28 am

Going through my document file and updating pictures I did over my Kershaw file. Here are some pics from there.
#1 Kershaw multi-blade(5 back springs).
#2 .22 caliber
#3 1620 display non sharpened.
#4 1600 assisted open
#5 1600VIBKO 1 of 300
#6 1620.
#7 1475
#8 1670 BLKST
#9 & #10 one marked Snap-On Tools.
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Re: KERSHAW KNIVES

Post by knife7knut » Sat Aug 24, 2019 1:35 am

A few more:
#1 Blade Trader
#2 Boot knife made in Germany
#3 Kershaw fixed blade with eagle guard.
#4 Folding Field.
#5 Golden Eagle fixed blade with eagle head pommel.
#6 Officer's Ranch belt buckle.
#7 Ram limited edition
#8 Ram detail.
#9 Snap-On scrimshaw #25.
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Re: KERSHAW KNIVES

Post by knife7knut » Sun Aug 25, 2019 6:22 pm

Post script:I realized that I had posted many of these before and for that I apologize. I did add a few that hadn't been posted before though.
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Re: KERSHAW KNIVES

Post by orvet » Sun Aug 25, 2019 6:57 pm

Wharnecilff wrote:I don't know the correct model number for the 3-blade slip joint but I purchased it in late 1976. Since it is little large and heavy for convenient pocket carry, I really never carried or used it .so it remained in mint condition . I stored it with my other stuff when I moved to a different state in 1995 and forgot about it. Long story short..my Father had found the knife in my stuff and took it to use for his own ...Pop used a knife for whatever needed doing, scraping, prying, screwdriver,burnisher, hammer and even cutting. His sharpening technique left much to be desired and usually resulted in lots of metal being ground before an edge was created. The knife was a bear-trap when new but the springs have weakened considerably now. the matching money clip is a mystery found in my father's random collection..don't know how he aquired it...don't know what year it is but it seems to be from the same era and series..

Your three bladed knife is the #2060, it's of course called the stockman and it's from the Easy Rider series. The earliest evidence I have of when these were manufactured was magazine ads from 1976 showing among others the #2060.

There are two variations of the rounded money clip, there's also a squared one, the 2005 as a knife blade and scissor and the 2006 as knife blade in the file/screwdriver/caplifter blade. Personally, they are my go to money clips. The earliest catalog information I have on there is from 1984.

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