This western fighting knife no g-46-8” is in about near excellent condition although many of the western knives produced during world war ii utilized western’s aluminum pommel cap, the g-46 incorporated a simple round steel pommel cap that was blued and secured by peening the ends of the double tang that projected through it. Massive antique bowie knife this is a massive antique bowie knife with a brass guard and wood handle there is a makers name on bowie but hard to make out the blade measures 14 inches long and overall 19 1/8 inches great bowie $1750 west cut-boulder colo hunting knife boulder colo west cut hunting knife $125. Vintage western folding knives are very collectible and somewhat hard to find. Home knife forum brand specific knife forums western cutlery collector's forum western knife date codes in 1911, h n platts, was able to draw on his extensive friendships and family connections in the cutlery world to start western states cutlery and manufacturing of boulder colorado. Western, boulder, colo sheath knife join date: dec 2014 i used a western l66 knife this afternoon to clean a grouse. The western knife company was a manufacturer of hunting knives which began operations in boulder, colorado in 1896 the company is probably best known for its bowie style hunting knives. $2601 (7 bids) vintage 1961-1977 western bowie knife w49 pre-date code boulder colo usa vf. There are at least 4 more variations in knife markings and wooden handle type from then to 1977 when western started date coding their knives on the blade this practice was continued after western was sold to the coleman co in 1984 and goes on until 1991.
Western knife, known as a prominent manufacturer of hunting knives, started operations in 1896 based in boulder, colorado, the company faced some hardships as a result, ownership of western knives was given to outdoor knife specialist- coleman camillus cutlery company re-purchased it from coleman, which went into liquidation in. Wwii western l-77 commando---single edge bright blade with a plastic guard and plastic pommel it comes with the rare western scabbard with belt hooks wwii western g-46-8 fighting knife---blue blade marked western / pat'd at the ricasso it comes with the original western scabbard. Page 2 of 3 - western bowie knife, vietnam western usa w49 no date code until that knife all examples i had seen marked as above included a date code. Iknife collector hosted by gus marsh topic: western cutlery company november 21, 2012 western cutlery company the western cutlery company story and.
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1977 was the first year that western knives started using the alphabet, starting with the letter a, to date code their knives it was also the last year they were made in boulder, co - they moved to longmont, co in 1978 and continued the alphabet dating code for another 15 years until they were sold at auction to camillus in 1991. (thehawkcocom) buck buck knife dating system (wwwknifecollectornet) buck knife western western tang stamps hi,i log on to your blog named “knife. In 1977 western started the practice of adding a date code to most of the knives they produced that practice continued after the platt family sold the company to coleman in 1984 thru to 1991 when camillus bought the rights to western at auction. Displayed is the western black beauty knife the key to the dating of these knives would be the book western black beauty knives ibdennis.
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Home knife forum brand specific knife forums western cutlery collector's forum western tang stamps in 1911, h n platts, was able to draw on his extensive friendships and family connections in the cutlery world to start western states cutlery and manufacturing of boulder colorado. Looking for info about a western fixed blade tang stamp hi, i'm looking for the time period of the tang stamp on a western western knife date code. I'm curious on the w49/ or other western knife bowies as a woods knife anyone have experience with them thank you, scott. (clyncke photo) knife 5 thoughts on “ colorado dreamin’: western great collection steve i was hoping you might be able to help me date a western t39 with. Come see us and you will find the largetst selection of vintage western knives and vintage western vintage 1961 1977 western bowie knife w49 pre date code. Locate your knife’s tang stamp the tang is the metal part of the knife that joins the blade and the handle therefore, the tang stamp is an imprint found on the tang that indicates manufacturer and style information examine the stamp for the word western western’s tang stamp evolved throughout the years.