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Which is the oldest knife

Post by Lucentcrow » Fri Oct 11, 2019 9:45 pm

Hi chaps what is the oldest knife in my little collection from left to right m Italy, Coricama, Romo, Rosco, B.Svoboda, fulcrum?

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Re: Which is the oldest knife

Post by natcherly » Fri Oct 11, 2019 10:46 pm

Was there supposed to be a picture?

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Re: Which is the oldest knife

Post by sammy the blade » Sat Oct 12, 2019 12:37 am

Does any have a blade made of stone? That would be the oldest.

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Re: Which is the oldest knife

Post by JimBrown257 » Sat Oct 12, 2019 1:04 am

I think you mentioned the Coricama had a dovetail. If so, that would probably be the oldest.

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Re: Which is the oldest knife

Post by fastr19 » Sat Oct 12, 2019 3:12 am

JimBrown257 wrote:
Sat Oct 12, 2019 1:04 am
I think you mentioned the Coricama had a dovetail. If so, that would probably be the oldest.
I agree with this. I would also think that stamp has some history to it.

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Re: Which is the oldest knife

Post by Lucentcrow » Sat Oct 12, 2019 8:46 am

Sorry done it late last night and forgot the picture
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Re: Which is the oldest knife

Post by Lucentcrow » Sat Oct 12, 2019 8:49 am

Jimbrown hi mate I’m not sure if the spring has a dovetail
I don’t know how to tell, flatguard told me the Coricama was a later one 55 to 65

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Re: Which is the oldest knife

Post by Maltese flatguard » Sat Oct 12, 2019 2:30 pm

Switchblades were banned in March of 1954 in NYC, so I would think the Romo is the oldest.

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Re: Which is the oldest knife

Post by JulesVane » Sat Oct 12, 2019 4:29 pm

Lucentcrow wrote:
Sat Oct 12, 2019 8:49 am
Jimbrown hi mate I’m not sure if the spring has a dovetail
I don’t know how to tell, flatguard told me the Coricama was a later one 55 to 65
...You're not alone on the dovetail subject Joe. I've never known how to tell either.
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Re: Which is the oldest knife

Post by Lucentcrow » Sat Oct 12, 2019 10:24 pm

Maltese flatguard

I had a funny feeling that might be, your a legend thanks mate

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Re: Which is the oldest knife

Post by Lucentcrow » Sat Oct 12, 2019 10:25 pm

Julesvane

One day we will find out mate

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Re: Which is the oldest knife

Post by john » Tue Oct 15, 2019 9:50 pm

Wicked cool set. I really like the ram and fulcrum.
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Re: Which is the oldest knife

Post by Lucentcrow » Wed Oct 16, 2019 12:47 pm

John

Thanks mate I love em

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