Steve Paolantonio Colonial Knife Corp. We lightly oil and clean our used knives before listing. If this is offensive to you we would rather you pass on this and our other offerings. Image of the Colonial Knife Company,by 1965 square footage grew to 90,000 sq. My knife was sold to me as being made by the original Anvil company 1920-1921, and I'm very disappointed to learn otherwise.
It's one of the more elusive ones being a single blade with the easy open notch! At first I thought someone had got hold of a bunch of old knives and re-handled them I still do but supposedly they were legit. I don't have it in a blister pack, so I can't tell you what number it was. The handles are in very good condition with no cracks, nicks, or chips and the advertising is very legible. It was part of there Master Brand numbered series. Need an affordable and effective way to buy and sell knives online? Please Read Before offerding response: We do not solicit response, but will leave response in kind. Jim Parker bought a huge hoard of those Colonial coke bottle folders in the 1970s and resold them. If you wish to pay using a method other than PayPal, please contact us.
Both scales show pocket-wear scratching. I too am curious about the scale material. Click here to Install it now. You must be 18-years-old to offer on any of our knife sales. Sorry about my lousy terminology; I'm trying to say that the bolsters are solid with a pin that goes through the blade and both bolsters. A two blade peanut style with cracked ice scales inset. They were merely brands owned and sold by Imperial Schrade Corp.
I believe they were old stock direct from the Colonial factory, 1950s era knives. The scales have shrunk a little on mine, which I associate with celluloid. I'm in the process of updating my photos of my knives and will have more to show but for now here is probably my most unusual Colonial knife with folding cleaver blade. Anvil was a trademark owned and manufactured by Colonial Knife Corp. Go to Glossy Ibis Studio on to see all of our other knives and many other very unique and hard to find items and gift ideas listed there. Please email me with any questions. Yes, it is carbon steel.
If payment is not made in this Seven-Day time period, the item will be relisted without question. All of the blades are usable and in good condition condition for its age with all of the snap opening and closing that they had when new. Only two companies made these as far as I know :Colonial and United Cutlery of Grand Rapids Michigan. Ri 2 Blade Folding Pocket Knife Black Advertising Handle This item has been shown 14 times. Well, I did a google on the patten number and it shows the registration belongs to Colonial, even though the name Colonial is nowhere on my knife. The Anvil sereis was manufactured until the the year 2000.
I've heard that I should keep celluloid-scaled knives away from my others. It is a good quality user knife, on par with an Old Timer or a Camillus. Almost a century ago, a blacksmith, a knife factory foreman and a knife manufacturer got together and started the company that would eventually morph into the Colonial Knife Company. This a very clean knife showing little signs of usage. Maybe Steve from Colonial will see this post and comment on it. The knife has brass side liners and a full height brass center liner and very bright shiny bolsters with no damage and very little wear.
Colonial Knife® manufacturing the highest quality in precision cutlery, hand tools, O. The same is true of Anvil; the brand name is owned by Colonial and was manufactured by them. At first I thought someone had got hold of a bunch of old knives and re-handled them I still do but supposedly they were legit. A baseball bat knife advertising a Chrysler dealership. The company shut down in 1998, but was back into production under the Colonial Cutlery International Corporation in 2001. We are offering for your consideration this vintage Colonial Providence, Rhode Island, U. Not a very practical design from a couple of points:the pivot rivet really isn't strong enough to absorb much of a blow as the result of using the cleaver and probably the most important:with the cleaver blade folded,it is almost impossible to grip the handle to use the clip blade.
Somebody posted a couple in one of the threads but I can't recall where. We include a bible tract along with the paid invoice in the package of the winning buyer when we ship, please, do not be offended. This knife needs a good cleaning. If you have questions, comments, or concerns regarding this program,! I have one of the Anvil knives. Our dedicated customer service team knows every Colonial knife and tool inside and out, and are standing by to help you find exactly what you need. You win our offering and are not happy, send it back for a full refund of the original buy price and postage.
There was a real Anvil Cuttlery Company that make actual Anvil pocketknives from around 1920 to 1922 but they went out of business and that is where the Anvil knife originated. Both blades are tight and open and close with a snap. Somebody posted a couple in one of the threads but I can't recall where. Today, 93 years later the Paolantonio family still own and operate the Colonial Knife Company and continue the legacy started by the founders. A letter opener knife with a serpentine handle and inlayed cracked ice scales. . A quality knife made to use! Picked up on e-Bay awhile back.
Please look closely at all of the photographs before offerding on this sale or any other of our sales. Since then, they've diversified their lineup to include some of the best rescue tools, tactical knives, multitools and pocket knives on the market today. Maybe Steve from Colonial will see this post and comment on it. I hope that clears things up a bit. Joe I have a similar Colonial easy open light trapper jack. You ship it back on your dime--you pay return postage.