Henry Sears and Son 1865

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Henry Sears and Son 1865

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Henry Sears and Son 1865.
1897-1959.
A trademark used by Farwell-Ozmun-Kirk

Three pearls ............

Thanks for looking.
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Nice pearls Joe! I particularly like the whittler. What is the etch on the blade?

I have one or two Henry Sears & Son pearls. Somewhere. ::facepalm:: Now I'll have to see if I find them. ::doh:: :lol:

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Here ya go Ken. I can't quite relate to the script.

Hope to see your knives. ::tu::
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Does anyone know who manufactured the 'Henry Sears & Son 1865' knives ? F.-O.-K. was the distributor/wholesaler.
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Last name is "Larimer". Initials are H's or K's I think.

Found this on the internet:

"H. H. LARIMER CHARITON, IOWA Of house furnishing goods, stoves, ranges, etc. Also hardware, nails, garden tools and tinware of all kinds. My prices are right, ..."

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Thank you very much, Charlie. I couldn't decipher the script. Never gave it much thought actually.
I appreciate your search as I'm sure others do too. ::tu::
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Those are really very nice Joe! ::tu::
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Joe,the etched one is especially nice. ::tu::
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Thank you, David and Roger.
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kootenay joe wrote:Does anyone know who manufactured the 'Henry Sears & Son 1865' knives ? F.-O.-K. was the distributor/wholesaler.
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I sure don't know but I think some came from Germany. I have this junior cattle knife with what appears to be Rogers bone and a general PAL look about it, which are both American companies. I really like this little knife, and I think it likes me. :wink: I have no idea about the QUEEN shield. It has nothing to do with Queen cutlery.
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Thanks for showing that knife, Cal. You're right, that big angular clip looks like a Pal blade.
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I have a Phoenix made Henry Sears 1865 toenail.
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So henry sears had nothing to do with sears roebuck? I've seen the brand around but never knew anything about them.
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peanut740 wrote:I have a Phoenix made Henry Sears 1865 toenail.
Do you have any pictures of this knife that you would care to share? I hope. :mrgreen:
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KnifeSlinger#81 wrote:So henry sears had nothing to do with sears roebuck? I've seen the brand around but never knew anything about them.
Goins' makes no connection with with the two names.
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FRJ wrote:
peanut740 wrote:I have a Phoenix made Henry Sears 1865 toenail.
Do you have any pictures of this knife that you would care to share? I hope. :mrgreen:
Joe,it is packed up to take to Tulsa.I will try to remember to take some photos when I get back.
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Thanks, Roger. All the best in Tulsa. ::tu::
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Thanks Joe,we'll see how it goes. ::handshake::
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KnifeSlinger#81 wrote:So henry sears had nothing to do with sears roebuck? I've seen the brand around but never knew anything about them.
No connection. Sears Roebuck was founded in 1886. Henry Sears Co. was founded in 1865, later became Henry Sears & Son in 1883. Not the same company.

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FRJ wrote:
peanut740 wrote:I have a Phoenix made Henry Sears 1865 toenail.
Do you have any pictures of this knife that you would care to share? I hope. :mrgreen:
Here you go Joe.The tight sarrations on the long pull are the tell for Phoenix made.
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Thank you for the pictures, Roger. What a great looking knife.
Thanks for the heads up with the tight serrations on the matchstrike for the Phoenix connection. ::tu::
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What a spectacular looking knife! 1865??? Amazing condition.
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1865 was when the company started, not when all the knives were made. I have only one Henry Sears & Sons knife, I would group it into the camper pattern, although others may call it a bartenders knife. The main blade is quite short, indicating that at some point the tip has snapped off. The multipurpose blade has bottle & can opener. It has nice bone handles. I carry it from time to time.
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Thanks for showing that very nice knife, Olde Cutler.

That old bone looks like it has been under a lot of use as does the blade.
It may have just been sharpened to that dimension. Or not ..........
An honest old knife for sure. ::tu::
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I picked up this Henry Sears & Son 1865 Jr. cattle knife yesterday at a gunshow. Doesn't look like it has been used much and is in good shape except for the one crack in the celluloid. The tang stamp on this one is in much smaller letters that the other one I have. Can dates be deduced on Henry Sears & Son knives by this difference?
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