Can you help me identify it please. Attachments I came into a Buck 112 that I would like to know when it was made. Al and Chuck Buck were inducted into the Cutlery Hall of Fame at the 1982 and 1996 Blade Shows respectively in in recognition for the impact that their designs and Company has made upon the cutlery industry. The is no set date, it depended on when they ran out of stock for a particular model. For example, a knife with the outline of Idaho next to the model number would have been manufactured in 2005.
The Control number, also known as the Production Code or the Date Code is located on different locations, depending on the model. Please do not think you have a knife older than 74 because it has no dots. No date symbol means the knife was made before 1986. They have a S shape, brass rivets on scale, one on each end and the middle spring rivet. Between 1911 and 1928, the etching was composed of a tic-tac-toe- looking graphic with information in each section. I have been collecting the Schrade open stock knives, and would like to be able to tell the year each knife was made.
This era is when other models are introduced and different scale materials introduced. Following is a chart with the date symbols for their year. Used in heavy-duty structures requiring good corrosion resistance. Cool Pocket Knives Selection… different knife blade shapes The material that your pocket knife is made of is very important to its lifespan, look and usability. The Most Comprehensive Database Of Custom Knifemakers. It is a swedish knife the blade is labeled in very tiny letters what looks like bahco eskilstuna. Is there a 2-digit number etched on your Puma knife e.
I have confused you enough. Buck became a 's apprentice in Kansas in 1899 at the age of 10. Tags: Ricky, It is extremely difficult to narrow production to a single specific year, unless the knife was only made in a single year. China made Bucks are date coded. Or, you can do it below with these charts. You can have from the more common wood species to the most exotic and the price vary a lot according to the type of wood you are using.
Can be stamped, bent, spun, and deep drawn using standard methods. The list is small but there are also knives with no Control number. If a knife has a serial number you can narrow it down more however, Schrade really only used serial numbers when they did the promotion for the Garrenteed against loss for one year, for the Uncle Henry knife line. Al Buck revolutionized the knife industry in 1964 with the infamous Model 110 Folding Hunter. Need an affordable and effective way to buy and sell knives online? Check the knife handle for clues to the age of knives not bearing a symbol next to the model number. Additionally Buck has worked with many commissions to produce art knives for state anniversaries , state agencies , commemorations or celebrations Apple Harvest Festival. Here are some materials that the handles are made from: Stainless Steel — Stainless steel offers durability and is resistant to corrosion Carbon Fiber — Carbon Fiber is made up of thin strands of carbon that are tightly woven in a weave pattern and set in resin.
He learned to make knives and at 13, in 1902, developed a method to heat-treat steel for hoes and other tools so that they would hold an edge longer. Consultation with a knife expert can yield clues based on rivet placement and other minute details to pinpoint the exact year of manufacture. Your Puma knife was made in 2007. Look for it under our menu system on the left. Schrade made the Buck 301 and 303 the first few years of production. Hoyt and his son Al moved to San Diego and set up shop as H.
Beginning in 2002, the code was changed to 3 digits. Cash, Cashier's Checks, Money Orders, and Credit Cards accepted. Now look at tang it will say Buck, Made in U. If received by mail, they will be placed in the mail to be returned the day after received. It was made from 1952 till 1986. First used by Gil Hibben about 1966. Wood — Wooden knife handles vary a lot.
Slight differences, such as groove placement of the nail pull, can help knife experts discern an approximate year of manufacture. I always prefer to go for the man made material over the natural as it is easier to shape and gives more flexibility in design. Is there a 3-digit number etched on your Puma knife e. Think she gave it to me hoping I would fall on it. The knife designs survived two ownership changes in its long history before the final owners, Camillus Cutlery, went out of business in 2007. If a model number is inscribed, the knife would have been made after 1973 but before 1986.
Very useful in tanto blades. Mail service must include sufficient funds for return postage. The knives will be sharpened the day received and returned the next day. The knife itself says vanadium stainless steel and both handle and blade are this. Hoyt left Kansas in 1907 for the American northwest and eventually enlisted in the. The Official Price Guide to Collector Knives, 15th edition.