Share your favorites on Show & Tell

Russell Knife

In Tools and Hardware > Pocket Knives > Show & Tell.
Pocket Knives398 of 628Remington Pocket Knife 1921-1924 Jacknife Betty and Her Plain Cousin
8
Love it
0
Like it

SEAN68SEAN68 loves this.
catburglercatburgler loves this.
NevadaBladesNevadaBlades loves this.
BudekBudek loves this.
RadegunderRadegunder loves this.
aghcollectaghcollect loves this.
fortapachefortapache loves this.
See 6 more
Add to collection

    Please create an account, or Log in here

    If you don't have an account, create one here.


    Create a Show & TellReport as inappropriate


    Posted 6 years ago

    catteann
    (29 items)

    Small part of a vintage estate collection. Im no expert when it comes to knives. Have no idea of date. Any expert advice would be greatly appreciated.

    Unsolved Mystery

    Help us close this case. Add your knowledge below.

    logo
    Pocket Knives
    See all
    Vtg NOS Seki Japan Budding Pruning Grafting Florist Garden Folding Pocket Knife
    Vtg NOS Seki Japan Budding Pruning ...
    $20
    Case XX USA 10 Dot 6347 Stockman Knife flawless Red Bone 1970 unused 10 Dot
    Case XX USA 10 Dot 6347 Stockman Kn...
    $173
    Vtg 1980s Condor 83SSG Seizo Imai Seki Japan 3.5" Small Folding Lockback Knife
    Vtg 1980s Condor 83SSG Seizo Imai S...
    $60
    Case XX USA 10 Dot 6232 Jack Knife flawless Red Bone 1970 unused 10 Dot
    Case XX USA 10 Dot 6232 Jack Knife ...
    $96
    logo
    Vtg NOS Seki Japan Budding Pruning Grafting Florist Garden Folding Pocket Knife
    Vtg NOS Seki Japan Budding Pruning ...
    $20
    See all

    Comments

    1. SEAN68 SEAN68, 6 years ago
      beautiful!!!!!
    2. catteann catteann, 6 years ago
      Thanks Sean! I have tons more, no idea a little out of my elements on these knives.
    3. NevadaBlades, 5 years ago
      Here's what I found on the internet about the Russell Barlow knife:

      "John Russell may have been the first American to manufacture Barlow knives. The John Russell Company, now the Russell Harrington Cutlery Company of Southbridge, Massachusetts, first mass produced Barlow knives at their Greenfield, Massachusetts factory in 1875. They were called the Russell Barlow knife and instead of the word BARLOW on the bolster, they were stamped with Russell's mark, an R with an arrow through it. Today these Russell Barlows are valuable antiques."

      I've been collecting knives since I was 8 years old, that's 58 years now. I have a few Barlows currently in my collection, but yours is the first Russell Barlow I've seen from a "real" person (not just pictures from reference books). It's hard to pinpoint the exact date of any vintage or antique Barlow, but it looks like you may have quite a valuable little knife there! [;>)

    Want to post a comment?

    Create an account or login in order to post a comment.