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Let's see your Scout/Camp knives

Discussion in 'Traditional Folders and Fixed Blades' started by pistonsandgears, Jan 17, 2017.

  1. waynorth

    waynorth Dealer / Materials Provider Dealer / Materials Provider

    Nov 19, 2005
    My P.O. Box yielded a very nice present, from a good friend !!
    I was born and raised in Buffalo, NY, and I pick up A Buffalo Cut. Co. whenever I see one!!
    (Yes, they had a cutlery there for a short time!!)
    Most Buffalos were contracted by Schrade Cut, Co, and this knice knife was no exception!:)
    IMO, it's in perfect collectible condition!! Great looking, hardly used, good snap on all blades, and with perfect patina!!
    Without further ado:
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    Thanks, Russell!!!:thumbsup:
     
  2. Campbellclanman

    Campbellclanman Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Mar 10, 2007
    Charlie I doubt you would find a finer Buffalo than that one! :eek: WOW what a Beauty!

    I have a precious Buffalo Scout too- again- this too was gifted from the generous Mr. Paul Hilborn!
     
  3. coolhand68

    coolhand68 Gold Member Gold Member

    911
    Mar 12, 2006
    Got this one in the mail today. Took me a while to find one in this condition. Minor chip on tip of blade but otherwise excellent!

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  4. MUFC4Benfica1

    MUFC4Benfica1

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    Sep 16, 2019
    Thanks waynorth, I’ve only seen stag handled camp knives from Boker, Hartkopf and Hubertus.

    Any present day US makers do a nice camp knife?

    I like the look of the Hubertus stag handled camp knife, no bolsters. Unfortunately the main blade length is just over 3” long which would make it prohibited to carry about in the UK.
     
  5. waynorth

    waynorth Dealer / Materials Provider Dealer / Materials Provider

    Nov 19, 2005
    OOOH!! Show us (again?) please!!!:) I can't remember if you showed it??
    Who am I again??:oops::rolleyes::D
     
  6. Campbellclanman

    Campbellclanman Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Mar 10, 2007
    Charlie Sir, of course....

    Not in quite the condition as yours, in saying this- this Knife's Walk and Talk is like Brand New- Beautiful Peach-Seed Handles - I really like this Knife!

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  7. waynorth

    waynorth Dealer / Materials Provider Dealer / Materials Provider

    Nov 19, 2005
    Yours and mine look like they were born on the same day, Duncan!!:eek::D
    Nice knife!!:)
     
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  8. Rusty1

    Rusty1 Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 6, 2005
    Glad you like it Charlie, When I first saw it I knew it would be at home with you because of your Buffalo connection. Enjoy it my friend you are very welcome.

    Duncan your stable mate is nice, all in it’s own right.:):thumbsup:

    Russell
     
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  9. Rusty1

    Rusty1 Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 6, 2005
    I do like the 10th mountain Division knives. I bought one, it has few hairlines. Liked it so much I bought another. Smaller than the usual scout knives but a nice and tidy knife. Yours looks in remarkable condition.

    Russell
     
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  10. Elgatodeacero

    Elgatodeacero Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 5, 2014
    My only scout folder..... I wish GEC would make this model, but I was told the saw is not possible on their machinery a couple years back.

    Imagine an R4 style from GEC with stag, ebony, desert ironwood, jig bone, cocobolo, crown shields, etc.

    I do like this Camillus R4, a great knife that I carry hiking a lot.
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  11. coolhand68

    coolhand68 Gold Member Gold Member

    911
    Mar 12, 2006
    Thanks. I'm really happy with it. First time I saw one was at a knife show a year ago. It was almost pristine, but the guy wanted $800 for it, I figured if that was the going rate I'd never get one. Finally scored a nice one, if not for the minor chip at the tip of the blade it would be near perfect. Ulster made a damn nice knife back then.
     
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  12. coolhand68

    coolhand68 Gold Member Gold Member

    911
    Mar 12, 2006
    Vintage Ulster Boy Scout Knife. Rare to find one in this condition.

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  13. 315

    315 Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 2, 2017
    Absolutely exquisite, I doubt you’d ever find one in better shape. Interesting that the etched badge on the blade isn’t horizontal with the etched writing, but instead lines up with the shield.
     
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