The Winchester Arms Company, manufacturer of the famous Winchester rifles, expanded into producing knives in Eagle was known for its modern production techniques and mass assembly lines, while Napanoch was more renowned for craftsmanship. Louis and became the Winchester-Simmons Company. After the dissolution of the merger, Simmons no longer did any manufacturing, but did the marketing for Winchester. With the proliferation of other knife companies in the s, prices dropped and the quality of Winchester knives began to suffer. By early , Winchester ceased production of knives and entered into other contracts with the military during World War II. In the late s and early s, a Germany company put the name Winchester on inexpensive knives that had no association with the original company. Many of the company’s early knives are collectors’ items. Helen Holzer is a veteran journalist who began writing in and has lived all over the country.
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There are two main categories of Celluloid Pocket Knives. The straight as in daggers and hunting knives and a folder or pocket knife. Celluloid folders are much more popular as a collectible. Most collectors are interest mainly in pocket knives or folders mass produced in the United States. Among the most notable knives of American manufacture included the companies of Russell, Case, Schrade, Winchester and Remington.
Winchester and Remington gun companies, both of which started making celluloid pocket knives when government firearms orders fell off after World War I.
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Winchester Large Fixed Blade Bowie Knife is the largest knife in Winchester’s catalog, a gargantuan, multi-purpose tool that will come in handy in nearly any situation. This massive Winchester knife features a nearly nine-inch straight edge blade, complete with a sharply angled clip point that gives the knife more agility in tight spaces where the entire blade can’t reach.
Winchester has equipped the knife with a large crossguard to protect your hands from the blade, and it has a small finger groove at the base of the blade to improve your leverage and control over the Winchester Large Clip Point Bowie Knife. The handsome wooden handle on the knife will feel good in your hand, especially with its ergonomic finger grooves and smooth shape.
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A pocketknife is a foldable knife with one or more blades that fit inside the handle that can still fit in a pocket. It is also known as a jackknife jack-knife or a penknife , though a penknife may also be a specific kind of pocketknife. The earliest known pocketknives date to at least the early Iron Age. A pocketknife with a bone handle was found at the Hallstatt Culture type site in Austria, dating to around — BCE.
Many folding knives from the Viking era have been found. They carried some friction binders, but more often they seem to have used folding knives that used a closure to keep the blade open. The friction folder, peasant knife, farmer knife, or penny knife is the original and most basic design of a folding pocketknife, using a simple pivoted blade that folds in and out of the handle freely, without a backspring, slipjoint, or blade locking mechanism. The smallest Nos.
Most pocketknives for light duty are slipjoints. This means that the blade does not lock but, once opened, is held in place by tension from a flat bar or leaf-type back spring that allows the blade to fold if a certain amount of pressure is applied. Most locking knives have only one blade that is as large as can be fitted into the handle, because the locking mechanism relies on a spring-loaded latch built into the spine or frame of the handle to lock it and it is difficult to build in multiple levers, one for each blade.
Slipjoints tend to be smaller than other typical pocketknives. Multi-tool knives formerly consisted of variations on the American camper style or the Swiss Army knives manufactured by Victorinox and Wenger , however, the concept of a multitool knife has undergone a revolution thanks in part to an avalanche of new styles, sizes, and tool presentation concepts.
Winchester Large Fixed Blade Bowie Knife 22-01206 Blade Length: 8.63, Overall Length: 14,
This auction of guns, Ammo, Knives and Antiques is to settle the Estate of Emmajean Virginia Stamm. Date: Bidding is open and ends on Wednesday, December 27th @ P. *Winchester model 94 cal. win lever action golden spike commemorative knives * Two boker LTD Whitler pocket knives * Boker.
The Winchester pocket knife, and other knives like it, are great to have. They can be extremely useful both inside and outside of your house for various tasks. Finding a really good pocket knife is essential, however. Back in , a Winchester pocket knife represented true craftsmanship. However, the name Winchester was then and is still synonymous with firearms. As a matter of fact, Winchester’s tagline when they started producing knives was, ” As good as the gun. Winchester manufactured their own knives between and after they purchased the Eagle Knife Company.
They kept the process that Eagle developed for assembly line production.
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Rare vintage knives. These rare vintage knives include Case, Remington, Winchester and more. Case Tested RARE Flat blade near mint folding hunter knife. End Date: Tuesday Aug EDT Bid.
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