Dating western knives
If you want to try to identify and date the knife on your own, the "American Premium Guide to Knives and Razors: Identification and Value Guide" by Jim Sargent is a comprehensive guide with extensive pictures and value approximations.Joe Mc Elroy has been writing on politics and culture since 1983.He majored in American history at Northwestern University. They dream of finding a Scagel, a fine bowie or an old Case knife at garage and estate sales.Queen knives are the name of a brand of high-quality pocket knives that have been manufactured in the same factory in Titusville, Pennsylvania, since 1902.The factory was originally opened by Shatt and Morgan Cutlery.
I picked up the top one, opened it and saw a Western 48A with red handles in mint condition. Not one or two as I had imagined, but 28 pristine Western Boulder knives with sheaths! This was without a doubt the finest group of knives I had seen since Western closed its doors.His articles have appeared in a diverse array of publications, including the "Chicago Daily Observer" and "Immaculata" magazine.Mc Elroy works occasionally as a strategic consultant to federal candidates.There were six folders, including a gorgeous 062 two-blade with redbone handles, two yellow-handle trappers, a 441 with cracked-ice scales, a brownbone 426 stockman, and a 656 with beautiful redbone scales.