Collecting Case Knives

Collecting Case Knives

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Feast your eyes on the craftsmanship and quality that is synonymous with Case pocket knives with this one-of-a-kind guide. The only full-color book focused solely on the work of W.R. Case a Sons Cutlery Co., this book delves into Cases 120-year history and provides you with the defining details for hundreds upon hundreds of knives. In this historically rich guide, you'll discover 800 full-color photos, current values for hundreds of pocket knives considered the most popular among collector, and a potpourri of information about methods for creating knives, quirks of the pattern numbering systems, tang samplings, types of blade steels and knife shields, as well as: Identifying and pricing details for prized knives including Pattern 20 Peanut, highly popular 54 Pattern Trapper, Pattern 72 Bulldog and Buffalo, and Pattern 97 Shark Tooth A showcase of the different types of natural and synthetic handle materials used to create Case knives, including bone, stag, pearl...wood, family and colorful celluloid, plastic and metal Whether you received your Case knife as a gift, inherited if from a family member or simply chose to purchase your own, you will enjoy the depth of details, exquisite photographs, and intriguing historical information contained in this, the only full-color book devoted to the legendary W.R. Case a Sons Cutlery Co.Identification and Price Guide Steve Pfeiffer ... It may come as a surprise to some collectors to know that prior to WWII, Case was virtually the only American pocket knife manufacturer to effectively use the shields on ... This shield will also be found on some early CASE XX-stamped knives. ... In my observation, many CASE TESTED-stamped knives with rough black handles will have the a€œopen Ca€ shield;anbsp;...

Title:Collecting Case Knives
Author:Steve Pfeiffer
Publisher:Krause Publications - 2009-09-17


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