Empire Knife Company

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Re: Empire Knife Company

Post by Duffer » Tue Apr 16, 2019 12:12 am

Greg congratulations—what an outstanding high grade score ::tu:: ::tu:: Any old stag jack in that condition would be a great find but to then be an Empire red stag jack—WOW it doesn’t get any better than that now does it!!
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Re: Empire Knife Company

Post by KnifeSlinger#81 » Tue Apr 16, 2019 12:57 am

That knife is an amazing find Greg.
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Re: Empire Knife Company

Post by gsmith7158 » Tue Apr 16, 2019 1:36 am

Thanks Lloyd and Paul. It was really kind of happenstance that I even ran up on it. Someone saw one of my other Empires and just had to have it. He offered that up as a trade. I think we were both pretty tickled with the deal. :D
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Re: Empire Knife Company

Post by KAW » Tue Apr 16, 2019 2:00 pm

An Empire for an empire... sounds like a win / win situation... ::tu::
...or a game dictators play... :lol:
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Re: Empire Knife Company

Post by gsmith7158 » Sun Apr 28, 2019 2:10 am

A couple of new ones for me last week. Not some of my best examples but they are after all Empires. I can't say that I've ever seen two stag examples in such a short time span,
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Re: Empire Knife Company

Post by FRJ » Sun Apr 28, 2019 2:30 am

An Empire is an Empire is an Empire.
Fine knives, Greg.
They're kind of nice to have around. ::tu::
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Re: Empire Knife Company

Post by gsmith7158 » Sun Jun 09, 2019 7:45 pm

I picked up a couple of Empires today at the Blade Show. Since they came from peanut740 naturally the the pearl 4 blade has an etch. :D
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Re: Empire Knife Company

Post by LongBlade » Sun Jun 09, 2019 7:50 pm

Greg - 2 beauties ::tu:: ::tu:: ... Cool etch on senator - not often you see etches on those knives... I can’t make it out but it’s cool 8) ... I have to ask but what’s the closed length of the regular jack?? I’m thinking classic boys knife :mrgreen: :D ..
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Re: Empire Knife Company

Post by gsmith7158 » Sun Jun 09, 2019 7:58 pm

LongBlade wrote:Greg - 2 beauties ::tu:: ::tu:: ... Cool etch on senator - not often you see etches on those knives... I can’t make it out but it’s cool 8) ... I have to ask but what’s the closed length of the regular jack?? I’m thinking classic boys knife :mrgreen: :D ..
Thanks Lee! The etch says Hawk Brand. I believe that has been discussed here before but I can't recall it's origin at the moment. I would definitely say a boy's knife at 3 1/4 inch closed.
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Re: Empire Knife Company

Post by 1fartsmella » Mon Jun 10, 2019 11:33 pm

Greg, Hawk Brand Overalls. This is an interesting advertising knife. Barry
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Re: Empire Knife Company

Post by gsmith7158 » Tue Jun 11, 2019 1:31 am

Thanks for that info Barry! I thought we had discussed that before but just couldn't recall what it was for. ::tu::
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Re: Empire Knife Company

Post by wlf » Thu Jun 13, 2019 4:12 pm

Greg, do you have a farmers jack in that ever expanding Empire collection? ::tu:: ::tu:: on those recent additions.
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Re: Empire Knife Company

Post by gsmith7158 » Thu Jun 13, 2019 5:37 pm

wlf wrote:Greg, do you have a farmers jack in that ever expanding Empire collection? ::tu:: ::tu:: on those recent additions.
I do not Lyle but I am all ears if you have one to offer. :D
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Re: Empire Knife Company

Post by kootenay joe » Thu Jun 13, 2019 6:04 pm

Greg, you have been finding so many GREAT knives, both vintage and recently made GEC's. The Red Stag Empire jack and Stag Empire sleeveboard whittler must be rare as hen's teeth in any condition and yet you have mint examples. Amazing finds, once in a lifetime finds except for you it seems to be weekly finds !
I spend a fair amount of time searching on line for knives but i rarely find even one knife that could compare to the dozens you manage to find. I do not expect you to reveal your search secrets so i will just have to be satisfied with seeing the pictures you post. I am rather envious. Well that's an understatement, jealous as all heck is closer.
You are setting a very high standard for the rest of us to aspire to.
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Re: Empire Knife Company

Post by gsmith7158 » Thu Jun 13, 2019 7:30 pm

Roland it's been very odd how events have seem to come together lately. My Empire collection had lain dormant for many months. Then one event led to another and boom , boom the Empires started rolling in. Strange how that happens. ::shrug:: My Case collection has been in the doldrums for about three months now ,perhaps that little 6207 I found at the Blade show will shake things loose. :D
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