9781440202384

Collecting Case Knives

  • ISBN 13:

    9781440202384

  • ISBN 10:

    1440202389

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 10/15/2009
  • Publisher: Krause Pubns Inc

Note: Not guaranteed to come with supplemental materials (access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.)

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Summary

Feast your eyes on the craftsmanship and quality that is synonymous with Case pocket knives with this one-of-a-kind guide. The only full-color book focused solely on the work of W.R. Case & Sons Cutlery co., this book delves into Case’s 120-year history and provides you with the defining details for hundreds upon hundreds of knives.In this historically rich guide, you’ll discover 800 full-color photos, current values for hundreds of pocket knives considered the most popular among collector, and a potpourri of information about methods for creating knives, quirks of the pattern numbering system, tang samplings, types of blade steels and knife shields, as well as: Identifying and pricing details for prized knives including Pattern 20 ”Peanut,” highly popular 54 Pattern Trapper,” Pattern 72 Bulldog” and Buffalo,” and Pattern 97 Shark Tooth” A showcase of the different types of natural and synthetic handle materials used to create Case knives, including bone, stag, pearl.. wood, fancy and colorful celluloid, plastic and metalWhether you received your Case knife as a gift, inherited it from a family member or simply chose to purchase your own, you will enjoy the depth of details, exquisite photographs, and intriguing historical information contained in this, the only full-color book devoted to the legendary W.R. Case & Sons Cutlery Co.

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