Schrade knives and history

Schrade Cutlery Company was founded in 1904 by George Schrade, and his brothers Jacob and William Schrade. In 1946 Imperial Knife Associated Companies, (IKAC; an association of Ulster Knife Co and Imperial Knife Co) purchased controlling interest in Schrade Cut Co and changed the name to Schrade Walden Cutlery. In 1973 the name was changed to Schrade Cutlery. In 2004 Schrade closed due to bankruptcy.

This forum is dedicated to the knives that are the legacy of this company. This forum is not the place to discuss the replica knives currently being imported using the Schrade name.
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Some great knives and history here. The 4 knives sit on top of an old Formans book. Top knife is a stag handled salesman’s knife. I’ll be posting more items from the old factory here and in the selling section.
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Wonderful stuff, Mike! I sent you pm, email and Facebook message.
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Ok now here is some really cool old Schrade items, Forman’s shop book and some of the set up tooling for a 2 3/4” serpentine knife. I have more of this type of stuff, just screams history!!
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The 2 Muskrats are really nice!
Love to see more of the old items, keep 'em coming. ::tu::
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Here’s another set up for a Marlin Spike knife, fyi the Rats are available. Mike
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VERY cool stuff!
I love seeing Schrade history!

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The top 4 knives are available if anyone is interested. galvanic1882@yahoo.com Mike
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Very nice to see the history posted. Scary to think though
that some of the items dated 1970 is now considered
history ( that was my first year in college).
I must be a historical man then.......

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rea1eye wrote: Mon May 29, 2023 2:01 pm Very nice to see the history posted. Scary to think though
that some of the items dated 1970 is now considered
history ( that was my first year in college).
I must be a historical man then.......

Bob
I was already through college.
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rea1eye wrote: Mon May 29, 2023 2:01 pm Very nice to see the history posted. Scary to think though
that some of the items dated 1970 is now considered
history ( that was my first year in college).
I must be a historical man then.......

Bob
If you look closely I think it's 1940 not 1970
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Thanks Barry, most of these that I have for sale are 1940 and older. Some are newer though. Here’s a partial set up for the schroud cutter auto.
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1fartsmella wrote: Thu Jun 01, 2023 11:02 pm
rea1eye wrote: Mon May 29, 2023 2:01 pm Very nice to see the history posted. Scary to think though
that some of the items dated 1970 is now considered
history ( that was my first year in college).
I must be a historical man then.......

Bob
If you look closely I think it's 1940 not 1970
You are correct. I should have enlarged the frame.

Bob
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