Union Cutlery KA-BAR Stag handled hunting knife W/Case!
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Happy Holidays to all!We have for auction an original Union Cutlery Co. of Olean New York Stag handled hunting knife with sheath. This is an original early 1920's era knife , not a recent production. This is a nice vintage Union Cutlery knife! You don't see the older ones like this. Nice high quality knife! This one has no pattern number marking, most early knives didn't. This knife could date as far back from 1923. But we'll let the experts be the judge. This tang stamp is one of the earlier styles. The tang stamp is "Union Cut Co. Olean NY." "KA-BAR" on the reverse. The Union Razor Co. later Union Knife Co. started in Tidioute PA. in 1898 by Wallace Brown grandson or Job R. Case Considered by knife collectors world wide to be the grandfather of cutlery in NY & PA. of the Case knife Co. family. Although many say he himself never made a knife, many of his children and grandchildren began making knives based his experience, suggestions, and ideas. In 1909 Union Razor Co. became the Union Knife Co. and moved to Olean NY in 1920. and stayed t until 1951 when they attempted a move to Dawsonville GA. That move was short lived as they soon found employees in the high country of GA. to be more interested in family matters & farming than knife making so they quickly moved operations back to Olean NY. From that point on ... read more