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    Posted 5 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.

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    1. SEAN68 SEAN68, 5 years ago
      beautiful!!!!!
    2. catteann catteann, 5 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! [;>)

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