Question: What are the stamps on a Camillus knife?

Like most every enduring knife manufacturer, Camillus used several different tang stamps to mark its knives. These stamps are invaluable to collectors in determining information about the companys tools including but not limited to their age.

What is a tang stamp?

Tang Stamp Series. As early as the Case Brothers began making knives in upstate New York during the late 19th century, they were also methodically scrawling symbolic designs into their blades. These unique markings became known as tang stamps.

What brand of pocket knife has a shield on it?

On this page you will find a list of shields used by the Camillus cutlery company.

Are Camillus knives still made?

The Camillus Cutlery Company was one of the oldest knife manufacturers in the United States as its roots date back to 1876. The Company produced millions of knives until it filed for bankruptcy in 2007 .Camillus Cutlery Company.IndustryKnife ManufacturerOwnerAcme United CorporationWebsiteCamillus Home2 more rows

Is Camillus a good brand?

This is a good overall rugged knife. Its hard to go wrong with a slab of metal between G-10 scales, even if that steel is 440. Camillus has done well to create a secure grip on this knife by putting a thumb ramp into the jimping.

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