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The online community of knife collectors, A Knife Family Forged in Steel. If you've spent any number of years around knives, whether it be just using one, or as an avid collector of the sharp, shiny things that grab a hold of so many, then you've probably poc,et a few Imperial brand knives knice chances are good you even have a pockeg hiding out in a box somewhere.

They have filled the imperial pocket knife dating sales and flea markets for years, being sold and peddled for mere pennies at a time. These knives are, cheap. But, when datinh the last time you imperial pocket knife dating an American made product that actually worked sell for a reasonable price? Of course the factory is closed now, so, anything you get is going to have a little age to it.

Super thin carbon blade, thats about standard for these knives. A thin metal like material is the handle scale and often times there oocket no shield. Not exactly the most beautiful of choices when buying a knife, but again, they are cheap and they work. ImperialPockketR. My hobby is more the repair of old pocketknives than collecting. I buy them up, fix them up, then put them in boxes in the basement.

An item of interest to me is dating the knives. I've studied some brands and can give a good guess by some different logos, handle materials, blade shapes etc. Does anybody have a history of the Imperial knife company? I have imperial pocket knife dating khartoum dating of old camping-style Imperials, some stockmans imperial pocket knife dating a couple fishing knives that have conventional solid handles and pins through nickel-steel bolsters.

Would datign nice to date these well-built examples. Imperial bought the "hammer Brand". Here impeial a nice Imperial I recently bought. John suggests its one of the German made Imperials. Can any of you tell me any more about this well made knife? Have you seen my posts about the Imperial Knives. Imperiall been collecting them for about 10 years. But, if they dont have a car key as the second blade, I don't want imperial pocket knife dating. I'm trying to build a history of the company and Curtis Industries.

Curtis made the key blanks to fit into the Imperial knife. Pete, Loved your story about the Gangster. Seems I was right there with you. Sign Up or Imperial pocket knife dating In. Main About iKC Shop ikc iKC Shopping Mall. Posted by johnny twoshoes on July 18, at An Imperial knife wasn't made for a rich man, it was made for an every mad. So everyone, lets see your Imperial knife. Replies to This Discussion Permalink Reply by Bryan OShaughnessy on August 27, at The early ones don't imoerial "USA' stamped on them.

Imperial bought the "hammer Brand" trade mark from New York Knife Co in after NYKC went bankrupt in The most common old ones had "Providence" spelled out - The - knives had Providence abreviated Prov. RI Early stamped knives of solid construction are of a high quality. Most had Celluloid handles but every once in a while you will find one with bone handles.

They used some of the BEST quality carbon steel that you can't hardly beat for sharpining and holding an edge!!! Hey, Johnny, Have you seen my posts about the Imperial Knives. I have several imperial knives love the look of the old bone ones. Will post couple pics if I can figure out how. How do you post pics. Click on the second box from the left inife the top of the comment box Donald. Datint to iKnife Collector Sign Up or Sign In Or sign in with: Mario Rossetti replied to Jan Carter's discussion Lets have a contest 45 minutes ago.

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