Lets show some Old and Rare ones.

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Re: Lets show some Old and Rare ones.

Post by BWT » Mon Mar 11, 2019 11:42 am

Very nice Wayne,a great selection of old and rare ::tu:: ::tu::
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Re: Lets show some Old and Rare ones.

Post by galvanic1882 » Mon Mar 11, 2019 12:45 pm

Great knives Wayne

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Re: Lets show some Old and Rare ones.

Post by peanut740 » Mon Mar 11, 2019 12:56 pm

A+ Wayne! ::tu::
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Re: Lets show some Old and Rare ones.

Post by espn77 » Mon Mar 11, 2019 1:14 pm

Those are cool Wayne. That auto knife I assume you twist the end to make it open?

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Re: Lets show some Old and Rare ones.

Post by btrwtr » Mon Mar 11, 2019 1:29 pm

The Harwi knives and the Stainless Knife switchblade have found new homes. It was a pleasure to own them and do some research on them. I still have the pictures to remember them by.

I contacted a number of noted switchblade authorities on the little auto and no one had ever seen or heard of one before. It was a very interesting little knife and I suspect the amount of machining involved in making it precluded the manufacture and sales. I call it a $5 knife that cost $15 to make. The threaded cap worked to both release the blade and also once opened, lock the blade in place. The throw spring moved back and forth in the solid stainless frame as the threaded cap was turned.
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Re: Lets show some Old and Rare ones.

Post by LongBlade » Mon Mar 11, 2019 6:25 pm

btrwtr wrote:Here is a group photo along with some closeups.

The Harwi Hardware knives are the only two Harwi brand knives I've ever seen.

The Keen Kutter whittler came with the accompanying purse.

The Stainless Knife tang marked Patent is the only one that anyone has ever seen as far as I can tell. It is a very unique auto opener.

The little aluminum Waterville is in great shape for it's age and uncleaned.
I recognize that Waterville - Wayne was kind enough to sell it to me last year at Mystic :) ... it’s unique to my eye having the 2 pen blades on opposite ends of the same well and the master blade occupies the other well...

Wayne showed me that little Stainless Knife screw cap switchblade at that show as well - reminded me of something James Bond would carry ::nod:: ...
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Re: Lets show some Old and Rare ones.

Post by BWT » Mon Mar 11, 2019 8:43 pm

Picked these up over the last couple months. Ivory Taylor Union,ebony BOE,tortoise HWG,appears to be bone Eagle Cutlery Co, and lastly horn coke bottle Standard knife co. If anyone knows anything about the Taylor Union I would appreciate information on it, thanks for looking.
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Re: Lets show some Old and Rare ones.

Post by BWT » Mon Mar 11, 2019 8:47 pm

LongBlade wrote:
btrwtr wrote:Here is a group photo along with some closeups.

The Harwi Hardware knives are the only two Harwi brand knives I've ever seen.

The Keen Kutter whittler came with the accompanying purse.

The Stainless Knife tang marked Patent is the only one that anyone has ever seen as far as I can tell. It is a very unique auto opener.

The little aluminum Waterville is in great shape for it's age and uncleaned.
I recognize that Waterville - Wayne was kind enough to sell it to me last year at Mystic :) ... it’s unique to my eye having the 2 pen blades on opposite ends of the same well and the master blade occupies the other well...

Wayne showed me that little Stainless Knife screw cap switchblade at that show as well - reminded me of something James Bond would carry ::nod:: ...

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That’s a neat ole knife Lee,nice find and good maker.
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Re: Lets show some Old and Rare ones.

Post by LongBlade » Tue Mar 12, 2019 12:08 am

Thanks Bill ::tu:: ::tu:: ...
BWT wrote:Picked these up over the last couple months. Ivory Taylor Union,ebony BOE,tortoise HWG,appears to be bone Eagle Cutlery Co, and lastly horn coke bottle Standard knife co. If anyone knows anything about the Taylor Union I would appreciate information on it, thanks for looking.
And that is quite a nice showing of knives Bill - you scored some cool knives ::tu:: ::tu:: ...
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Re: Lets show some Old and Rare ones.

Post by BWT » Tue Mar 12, 2019 2:37 am

Thanks Lee!!!
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Re: Lets show some Old and Rare ones.

Post by FRJ » Tue Mar 12, 2019 4:02 am

Good show, Bill. ::tu::
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Re: Lets show some Old and Rare ones.

Post by BWT » Tue Mar 12, 2019 12:22 pm

Thanks Joe!!!
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Re: Lets show some Old and Rare ones.

Post by djknife13 » Tue Mar 12, 2019 12:40 pm

BWT wrote:Picked these up over the last couple months. Ivory Taylor Union,ebony BOE,tortoise HWG,appears to be bone Eagle Cutlery Co, and lastly horn coke bottle Standard knife co. If anyone knows anything about the Taylor Union I would appreciate information on it, thanks for looking.
Bill. Nice knives. I like every one of them. ____Dave

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Re: Lets show some Old and Rare ones.

Post by BWT » Tue Mar 12, 2019 4:26 pm

Thanks Dave, I don’t post photos often, I enjoy looking at the other members knives. Thanks for looking and the comments ::handshake::
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Re: Lets show some Old and Rare ones.

Post by danno50 » Fri Mar 15, 2019 2:47 pm

Some great knives posted in the last couple of weeks! I am especially partial to Roland's EK Tryon senator, Wayne's pearl Keen Kutter whittler and Bill's BOE ebony jack. Lee, very nice pickup, from Wayne, of the aluminum Waterville.
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