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There’s a huge difference between. However, the case dating system also adds to the appeal and.

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& tell us what you’ve got. At knife informer we spend hundreds of hours bringing you informative content and unbiased reviews and support that effort through affiliate commissions on purchases made through our links. If you see a knife with the tang stamp to the right, you should be able to tell exactly what year it was made (the answer is 1997). The second number signifies the number of blades.

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This number (for example, 5318) tells you much about the knife. I have looks like cut bone 2 blade pocket knife. You are commenting using your wordpress.

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We’ll pass your info on to the many buyers who may be interested. If you’re jumping into the hobby, it’s never fun doing it alone. The lightning s’s are simply a design element introduced in 1980. Tells us the number of blades on the knife. Locate the stamps at the base of the blade. The more popular patterns are generally the trapper, stockman, peanut and copperhead.

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For clarification, note that ten dots appear on 1970 knives, nine dots appear in 1971 knives, eight on 1972 knives, and so on. Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. It might seem daunting at first, but case has made it easy to identify years and patterns of knives with a code. The fact that case made it easy to id knives from the tang stamps is one of the reasons people love collecting them.

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The first run numbers vary but. Collecting feel more organic and less forced.

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They are the most common. Tells us the knife is a medium stockman.

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