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Robeson knife dates

But, during the peak years from 1900 to 1965, The Robeson Cutlery Co. Although originally only a business sideline, he became recognized as a dealer in cutlery by 1891, according to the Elmira city directory. Y Scabbard: Fiberglass Scabbard Marking: U. The Robeson Cutlery Company Robeson imported his earliest cutlery items, including knives and razors, from both England and Germany, as they were less costly than buying American made goods. Cutler Federal eventually sold the Robeson name to The Ontario Knife Company.

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Robeson knife dates

Robeson kept the The Robeson Cutlery Co. I have a not-too-old Solingen dagger that I need help identifying. Now, I have a pile of them and I'm wondering which are common and which might be something special. They remained married until Emerson Case died suddenly in 1975. All those contain pertinent and interesting information, and would be helpful to anyone interested in pursuing Robeson cutlery as a collecting hobby.

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Robeson knife dates

Seven of the nine locations had factories, from which they operated three different and diverse businesses over a span of more than 100 years, from 1875 to 1977. And, since I'm on the subject of Robeson Barlows, how about another Queen made Robeson? I do not think Robeson ever produced that pattern. Once again, hard times befell The Robeson Cutlery Company. I'm going to post pictures in a hour. Before long, Millard started selling imported knives and razors from England and Germany with his name on them. Toward the end of the nineteenth century, Millard Robeson was lured away from the manufacturers at Camillus, to Perry, New York, which was closer to Rochester and the Rochester Stamping Works. Rice and Elizabeth Hiddemen-Rice titled Historical Wyoming; History of The Perry Robeson Cutlery Company; Days of The Cutting Edge, written in 1993, but it was only available locally in Wyoming County, New York and surrounding areas.

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History of Robeson Cutlery by Charlie Noyes (printed with his permission)

Robeson knife dates

Case spent long hours at the factory and in the offices, and made frequent trips extolling the virtues of the company and its products. Millard, as a salesman for The Rochester Stamping Works, did quite well for himself, as he and George W. Robeson did not rely on catalogs to advertise their cutlery until after 1940. Robeson added a factory in Mount Morris, New York, during World War I, and continued to operate it for several years thereafter, until 1922. They often sent customers new knives when they returned abused ones. But why should I be surprised? Like many knife manufacturers, Robeson stamped its knives with numbers that cam be used to identify specific characteristics.

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Robeson knife dates

This was the beginning of his long lasting relationship with Rochester Stamping Works, who made the tin staple ware. I really want one of the Whittlers. To Be Better Looking Than Brad Pitt. Also the blade is thick with aq smooth quard by the handle. It is from about the turn of the century, but is not dated. About 1955, Emerson Case also developed a line of knives with tungsten carbide applied to one side of the blade edge. Can you help me identify it please.

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Robeson knife dates

The page this link directs to includes information about the numbering system used by Robeson. Robeson produced pocketknives with stainless steel. Union organizers had convinced the employees to unionize. The knives are made by Queen Cutlery. I have a letter, dated 1913, from the Robeson Cutlery Company to one of their retailers concerning a shipment of Continental pocketknives sold to them by Mr. Historical Wyoming states that Robeson had purchased an interest in the stamping works in 1894. I would really appreciate the help….

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