Case knives dating

26 Nov

All others had the mottled green "mother of pearl" or striped green celluloid handles.

The company’s rich history began in 1889 when four brothers – William Russell (W. ‘The Case Brothers’) began fashioning knives and selling them along a wagon trail in upstate New York.

Remington Arms Company of Bridgeport, Connecticut offered one version of the 4 blade knife, three versions of the 2 blade knife (3 3/8") and one version of a 2 blade knife that was 3" long over the years between 19. Remington halted production with the metal restrictions of World War II.First, a "Lightening S" appeared in both "CASE" and "USA." Secondly, the dots were placed above the "USA" From 1990 to mid-1993, the dot system was replaced with a stamping of the actual date.By popular demand, however, the dot dating system was used on all Case knives from mid-1993 through 1999.And now, to celebrate the turn of the century, Case introduced a new tang stamp and dating system using a combination of X's and dots to date the production of each Case knife.From 2001 through 2005, Case will remove one dot for each year.