Chatellerault switchblade marked T F BASTET AMSTERDAM

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Re: Chatellerault switchblade marked T F BASTET AMSTERDAM

Post by Sholmer » Tue May 07, 2019 1:03 pm

john wrote:
Fri Apr 12, 2019 7:56 pm
I’m just wondering about the rust and the green oxidation. Shouldn’t that rust be removed? It’s only damaging the knife.? I think it should be restored at least cleaned up the rust.
I cleaned it up minimally - the surface rust and green oxidation, you can see it minimally cleaned up in some of the pictures. My main concern was not losing the T F BASTET AMSTERDAM mark on the blade.

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Re: Chatellerault switchblade marked T F BASTET AMSTERDAM

Post by boblees812 » Wed May 08, 2019 9:03 pm

1900 one more time??

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Re: Chatellerault switchblade marked T F BASTET AMSTERDAM

Post by Bill DeShivs » Wed May 08, 2019 9:20 pm

Between 1890-1910.
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Re: Chatellerault switchblade marked T F BASTET AMSTERDAM

Post by gravknife » Thu May 09, 2019 5:47 pm

Can anyone please clarify clearly the approximate age of this piece . :)

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Re: Chatellerault switchblade marked T F BASTET AMSTERDAM

Post by georgyboy » Sat May 11, 2019 6:23 pm

a.m or fm?

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Re: Chatellerault switchblade marked T F BASTET AMSTERDAM

Post by Bill DeShivs » Sat May 11, 2019 6:38 pm

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Re: Chatellerault switchblade marked T F BASTET AMSTERDAM

Post by Maltese flatguard » Sat May 11, 2019 11:19 pm

Some of the Belgian autos could date back to the 1850s.

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