SHOW YOUR NEW (TO YOU) ROBESON

The first Robeson knives were imported by Millard Robeson from England and Germany exclusively. This continued from 1979 until 1896 when Robeson began manufacturing knives in the United States. Since inception, the company has gone through several reorganizations & eventually ended up as a Queen Cutlery brand.
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Re: SHOW YOUR NEW (TO YOU) ROBESON

Post by royal0014 » Wed Aug 14, 2019 1:11 pm

Cleaned up real good Mike
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Post by FRJ » Wed Aug 14, 2019 1:28 pm

Meridian_Mike wrote: It just looked like an interesting knife so I bought it. Mike :D
Those Robesons are eye catchers. :D

Nice clean up on you new Robeson, Mike.

Is there a number on the back of the tang?
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Post by Meridian_Mike » Wed Aug 14, 2019 1:48 pm

FRJ wrote:
Is there a number on the back of the tang?
I never could find a number. If there was one.... it's gone now.

::shrug::

It's a cute little joker.... sure does tote nicely!

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Re: SHOW YOUR NEW (TO YOU) ROBESON

Post by FRJ » Wed Aug 14, 2019 2:47 pm

Mike,
I've got this knife that is similar to yours. Mine is 3 3/8" closed.

Yours is an older and smoother knife.
If I can describe yours as a tear drop jack I think I can date yours at 1922-1939.

I'm not sure where to date mine. Probably in the 60s some where.
No numbers on mine either.

Lots of pin spinner malfunction. ::woot::
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Post by stockman » Wed Aug 14, 2019 6:30 pm

Nice a beauty.

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Post by Meridian_Mike » Wed Aug 14, 2019 6:58 pm

FRJ wrote: If I can describe yours as a tear drop jack I think I can date yours at 1922-1939.

I'm not sure where to date mine. Probably in the 60s some where.
No numbers on mine either.
Mine measures 3 3/8" also..... They are definitely kin folk....
Thanks for the date info.

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Re: SHOW YOUR NEW (TO YOU) ROBESON

Post by Waukonda » Tue Sep 17, 2019 11:47 pm

Great knives pictured on this thread, here is one of my recent purchases
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Post by treefarmer » Wed Sep 18, 2019 12:04 am

That's a fine one!! ::tu::
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Re: SHOW YOUR NEW (TO YOU) ROBESON

Post by RobesonsRme.com » Wed Sep 18, 2019 1:52 pm

Joe, your Robeson jack dates 1916 - 1939.

Robeson never used such bone in the 60's.

Waukonda; that's a very nice Strawberry bone handled English Jack. They made a similar knife with a spear master blade, the 151 pattern.

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Re: SHOW YOUR NEW (TO YOU) ROBESON

Post by Waukonda » Wed Sep 18, 2019 2:56 pm

Thanks for the comments, appreciate it. Great looking knife with the spear blade, I think I like it better.
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Re: SHOW YOUR NEW (TO YOU) ROBESON

Post by edge213 » Wed Sep 18, 2019 3:21 pm

Waukonda wrote:Great knives pictured on this thread, here is one of my recent purchases
Ike, this is a beautiful knife.
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Re: SHOW YOUR NEW (TO YOU) ROBESON

Post by FRJ » Wed Sep 18, 2019 4:41 pm

Ike, your English jack is indeed beautiful.

Thank you, Charlie, for the information. One thing that made me think the knife was not older than it is is the fact that
it has hardly been handled much less used. The edges of the bone are still kind of sharp. So I thought it was newer.
Thanks for the insight. Your knife is also a real beauty. The spear is always a useful and great looking blade.

Here's a little Robeson I picked up at the show in Marlborough, Massachusetts, on Sunday. 3 1/16" closed.
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Re: SHOW YOUR NEW (TO YOU) ROBESON

Post by royal0014 » Wed Sep 18, 2019 6:48 pm

FRJ wrote:Here's a little Robeson I picked up at the show in Marlborough, Massachusetts, on Sunday. 3 1/16" closed.
That's a dandy ! Very knice
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Post by RobesonsRme.com » Wed Sep 18, 2019 11:29 pm

I love that little knife with its sabre-cut clip blade.

I have one.

I've never seen that smooth black composition outgas. I'm not sure what it is.

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Re: SHOW YOUR NEW (TO YOU) ROBESON

Post by FRJ » Thu Sep 19, 2019 1:33 am

Thank you, Chris and thank you, Charlie.
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