Schrade FAQ: Is the answer to your question here? Steel, dates, models.

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Welcome first timers to the FAQ thread! Look for your answer here concerning Schrade Steels, Model numbers, Datelines, History. Please, even if you find the information you are looking for in this thread, do make a post to say hi, and don't hesitate to ask for a clarification.
 

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The best thread I could find concerning this subject. Please note the qualifications of some of the posters quoted:

Debbie Chase was the Schrade company historian.
Tim Faust was the official Moderator of this forum and an employee of Schrade.
SchradeWebGuy was also an employee of Schrade, right until the bitter end.

http://www.bladeforums.com/forums/showthread.php?t=378164&highlight=420HC

Note: 440 steel gets denigrated a lot here on the forums. Some of it is outright steel snob-ery. Here's a recent quote by Bernard Levine that I totally agree with:

"You are misinformed about steels. 440a or 440c, when correctly heat treated and chill quenched, is an excellent blade steel. I have several kitchen knives with 440a blades, which I use often, that were sharpened for me by a cutler who died in 1974, and they are still as sharp as a knife can be.

BRL..."

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I noticed in that link that Tim Faust referred to two older models of Uncle Henry and 171UH, and 172UH. Those are two numbers that I did not have on the list of Schrade model numbers. If anyone has information (name, size,etc.) on those models could you please post it? I am trying to update the list so that I can post it on this new sticky. Thanks for your help.

Merry Christmas,
Dale
 

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Dale,
This list, posted by Larry, is ideal for the FAQ thread, and it shows all the UH and OT models issued by Schrade. (Courtesy of the Robert Clemente book).

PH1 Pro Hunter
PH2 Mini-Pro Hunter
LB1 Cub LB
LB2 Li’l Bear LB
LB3 Brown Bear
LB4 ___________
LB5 Smokey LB
LB7 Bear Paw LB
LB8 Papa Bear LB

12UH Roadie
5UH
55UH Special Edition Bruin
77UH Muskrat
124UH Tradesman/Maverick
127UH Folding Hunter LB
144UH Guide’s Choice
152UH Wolverine
153UH Golden Spike
154UH Badger
162UH Woverine
164UH Badger
165UH Prospector
167UH Steelhead
168UH Walleye
171UH Big Pro Hunter
172UH Wildcat
197UH Cat Paw
227UH Folding Bowie
285UH Pro Trapper
705UH Chairman
706UH Gentleman Jim
707UH Gambler
804UH Journeyman
807UH J.R
833UH Prairie Jack
834UH Rancher
877UH Pro Skinner
885UH Senior Rancher
897UH Signature Premium


Both of these fixed blades are desirable knives, holding thier value well and appreciating. The 171UH is the 'Big Pro Hunter'. Massive staglon handle, big, beefy blade. The earliest models had a 'birds head' type pommel, later ones had a screwed on brass pommel. Was cataloged twice, 1971-83 and then again 1990-91. My own, still NIB, is marked Schrade-Walden. I have a user grade one with no sheath... I gotta get Sheathmaker to take care of that for me.

The 172UH is the 'Wildcat'. Really a nice knife, expect to pay about $100 if you can find one NIB. This one was also run twice by Schrade, 1971-73 and 1990-91. Very limited production as you can imagine.

Here are a couple of pics so you know what to look for:
first pic is 172UH, second is 171UH early model, third pic is later 171UH.

Please, anyone... did I leave anything out?
Phil
 

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Hello. I just registered and this is my first post, so if I act up you'll know why.

I appreciate the list above. I am new to Schrade collecting. I have a few, but I'm a real novice.

I didn't see the 896K listed. It is the same pattern as the 897 but with brown/cream handles.

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The "K" handled knives preceeded the UH line as an "open stock" Schrade offering. In many of the OT and UH designs, ancestors will be found in the open stock. The "K" handled kives were listed as early as the mid fifties for sure, while the "OT" line did not appear until 1958 at the earliest. The UH line appeared in 1967 with the intro of the staglon handled 897UH.

An interesting sidenote, the earliest Old Timers (58OT, 2OT) were not Schrade-Waldens, but Ulsters!

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Phil,
I noticed duplication of a couple numbers in the list you just posted:
152UH Wolverine
154UH Badger
162UH Woverine
164UH Badger

Were these knives manufactured with both numbers? The numbers I had were 162 & 164. Please let me know and I will post the updated list on the new sticky. I am amazed the number of patterns I have added since I first compiled the list and posted it about a month ago. I am SURE the new list is not complete either, just a bit closer.

Thanks to everyone who has helped me with new patterns and descriptions, Phil, Larry and others who have posted info about patterns that were not on the list.

Dale

PS- a special thanks to LT for some very informative Schrade advertising/promotional sheets.
 

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The numbers and names are correct. They just recycled some of the names.

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Thanks Mike, I didn't know that.
The more I learn about Schrade the less I "know." :D

I got some great info from LT and as soon as I edit the list with LT's info I will post it here.

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Here is the list of the more recent Schrade and Uncle Henry model numbers, with what information I have on them. The credit for this goes to a lot of people who posted information on this forum and people who have answered my questions, and emails; people like Larry, Phil, Mike and others. A special thanks to LT for some Schrade promotional flyers that had some patterns that I was only vaguely aware of and some I had not seen.
The more info I get, the less it is cut and dried, as Mike has often indicated.
This is not the definitive Schrade list, merely a starting point. If anyone has more info on a model, like dimensions, dates of production, etc., please feel free to email me so I can update this list. My email address is: [email protected]

Happy Schrade collecting, and if you get the disease.......well then, enjoy your Schradeitus! :D :D :D :D :D :D

Brand Model # Details
Schrade 2OT Jack 3-1/2"; clip, pen; Schrade-Walden, smooth bone; fancy bolsters
Schrade 3OT Bearhead; 3"; drop point - lockback; SS blade
Schrade 5OT Bruin; 3-3/4"; drop point - lockback
Schrade 5OTG Green Bruin; 3-3/4"; drop point - lockback has SS blade
Schrade 6OT Golden Bear; 5"; clip - lockback; SS blade, no rear bolster
Schrade 7OT Cave Bear; 5"; clip - lockback
Schrade 8OT Senior; 4"; clip, sheepfoot, spey; Also Keen Kutter and Yellow (Frontiersman) models
Schrade 9OT Golden Claw; 5"; spear with gut hook - lockback
Schrade 10OT Barlow; 3-3/8"; clip, pen; Ulster (Prince Albert offer) 1964-1967
Schrade 12OT Pal; 2-7/8"; clip; also thought to be Ulster 2 bld barlow for Euro market 1964-1965 with 12OT model no. 1964-1965
Schrade 13OT Trailblazer
Schrade 14OT Timberline
Schrade 15OT Deerslayer
Schrade 15OTO
Schrade 18OT Mighty Mite; 2-3/4"; clip - liner lock
Schrade 19OT
Schrade 24OT X-Timer black & gold- 2 blade
Schrade 25OT Folding Hunter; 5-1/4"; clip, skinner
Schrade 33OT Middleman Jack; 3-5/16"; clip, pen
Schrade 34OT Middleman; 3-5/16"; clip, sheepfoot, spey; also Yellow (Plainsman) model
Schrade 36OT Saddleman; 3-5/16"; clip, sheepfoot, punch (also as Skoal)
Schrade 41OT Maverick "bird and trout" pattern fixed blade (prod-'71, '72, '73)
Schrade 43OT Pocket Beast; 3-7/8"; clip - liner lock
Schrade 44OT Workmate; 3-5/16"; clip, sheepfoot, spey, Wharncliffe; special run?
Schrade 47OT Beast; 4-7/8"; clip - liner lock
Schrade 49OT Rhino; 4-7/8"; clip w/ gut hook - liner lock
Schrade 50OT Utility; 3-5/8"; spear, punch, etc.; aka Scout or Camp, Ulster (Prince Albert offer), tang not marked with model no. 1961-1966
Schrade 51OT Big Timer ; 4-3/4"; spear - lockback; aka Sunfish / Bulldog
Schrade 53OTG Bearhead EXT- (Blade lifter); 3"; drop point - liner lock; thumb stud, green handle
Schrade 55OTG Bruin EXT- (Blade Lifter); 4 in.- drop point - liner lock; thumb stud, green handle
Schrade 58OT Whittler / Stockman; 3-1/4"; clip, pen, spey; Ulster (Prince Albert offer); Keen Kutter (no tang stamp) 1961-1966
Schrade 60TX X-Timer Gunmetal Gray- 5 in., machined aircraft grade alum handles
Schrade 60TXB X-Timer Royal Blue- 5 in., machined aircraft grade alum handles
Schrade 60TXBU X-Timer Midnight Black- 5 in., machined aircraft grade alum handles
Schrade 60TXG X-Timer Emarald Green- 5 in., machined aircraft grade alum handles
Schrade 61OT Slim Premium Stock; 4"; clip, sheepfoot, spey
Schrade 70TX X-Timer 5 in.- Gun Metal Gray
Schrade 70TXB X-Timer 5 in.- Midnight Black
Schrade 70TXG X-Timer 5 in.- Emerald Green
Schrade 70TXBU X-Timer 5 in,- Royal Blue
Schrade 72OT Dog leg jack; 2-7/8"; clip, pen; peanut really
Schrade 77OT Improved Muskrat (small game) ; 3-7/8"; 2 Turkish clip;
Schrade 89OT Blazer 4"; clip, serrated sheepfoot, spey
Schrade 93OT Wrangler; 3-9/16"; clip, sheepfoot; SS blades
Schrade 94OT Trapper; 3-7/8"; clip, spey
Schrade 96OT Bearhead Trapper; 4-1/8"; clip, spey, pick, tweezers
Schrade 97OT Buzzsaw Trapper; 4-1/8"; clip, saw, pick, tweezers
Schrade 98OT Ramrod; 3-9/16"; Turkish clip, sheepfoot, spey; SS blades
Schrade 98LC Lewis & Clark- 98 pattern, Crimson Birch Handles, Nickle Silver Canoe Shield, Lewis & Slark signatures on blade
Schrade 104OT Minuteman; 2-3/4"; clip, pen
Schrade 106OT Grandad's; 2-3/4"; clip, pen, scissors
Schrade 108OT Junior; 2-3/4"; clip, sheepfoot, pen
Schrade 123OT Pioneer; 4"; clip;
Schrade 124OT Pioneer; 4"; clip; has SS blades
Schrade 125OT Mustang; 5-1/4"; clip - liner lock
Schrade 126OT Mustang; 5-1/4"; clip - liner lock; has SS blades
Schrade 140OT Trail Boss- 10 3/4 in.- Lg fix blade clip point w/sheath- SAFE-T-GRIP
Schrade 141OT Outfitter 9 1/2 in.- w/Sheath SAFE-T-GRIP green (also in blue)
Schrade 142OT Guidemaster 9 1/8 in.- clip point w/Sheath- SAFE-T-GRIP
Schrade 143OT Blade Runner 9 1/2 in. w/Sheath- w/ gut hook- SAFE-T-GRIP
Schrade 146OT Minimum Flex filett knife- 12 1/2 in.- w/Sheath 1996-2004
Schrade 147OT Pro Fisherman; 12 1/2 in.- w/Sheath- fillet knife- SAFE-T-GRIP (maroon, green & black) listed as 13 1/2 in. in 1999 catelog
Schrade 152OT Sharp Finger 7 1/4 in. w/Sheath
Schrade 152OTO
Schrade 154OT Drop Point Hunter
Schrade 154OTG
Schrade 156OT Lit’l Finger
Schrade 158OT Guthook Skinner 7 1/4 in. w/Sheath
Schrade 158OTO
Schrade 160OT Mountain Lion
Schrade 165OT Woodsman
Schrade 165OTO
Schrade 175RB Florist- 3 3/4 in.
Schrade 194OT Gunstock Trapper; 3-7/8"; clip - liner lock
Schrade 225OT Son of a Gun; 5-1/4"; clip, saw
Schrade 296Y Yellow Trapper; 4-1/8"; clip, spey
Schrade 246OT Maximum Flex fillet knife 12 1/2 in. overall w/Sheath
Schrade 491S
Schrade 491L
Schrade 497S
Schrade 497L
Schrade 498 Fix blade w/ brass cap & guard; leather ring handle
Schrade 498S
Schrade 498L
Schrade 499S
Schrade 499L
Schrade 512OT
Schrade 858 Lumberjack; 4-1/2"; clip, sheepfoot, spey

Schrade AV2 Avatar Blue- 3 5/8 in.- 1 all serrated blade & 1 plain, co-molded TPR & alum handle, intro in 2002
Schrade AV7 Avatar Blue- 4 3/16 in.- co-molded TPR & alum handle, 1/2 serrated blade, lockback, intro in 2001
Schrade AV22 Avatar Black 3 5/8 in.- 1 all serrated blade & 1 plain, co-molded TPR & alum handle, intro in 2002
Schrade AV77 Avatar Black- 4 3/16 in.- co-molded TPR & alum handle, 1/2 serrated blade, lockback, intro in 2001 also w/black blade
Schrade AV97B Avatar Black-4 3/16 in.- w/ black blade & black alum handle- co-molded TPR & alum handle, 1/2 serrated blade,
Schrade BTO1 Schrade Extreme- 12 1/4 in. w/Sheath (1999 catelog)
Schrade CH1 Dynamo Cliphanger- 2 5/8 in. closed (1999 catelog)
Schrade CH3S Silhouette- Cliphanger -3 1/4 in. partially serrated lockback
Schrade CH4 Shadow Cliphanger -3 in. partially serrated lockback
Schrade CH4S Spirit Cliphanger- 3 1/4 in. closed, lockblade partial serrated (1999 catelog)
Schrade CH4FE Spirit Cliphanger- 3 1/4 in. closed, lockblade, Fine Edge (1999 catelog)
Schrade CH7S Viper- Cliphanger -4 1/2 in. partially serrated blade, Lockblade
Schrade CH8 Cliphanger- 4 1/2 in. full serrated clip blade
Schrade CH8S Eco-Edge Cliphanger 4 1/2 in. lockblade- partial serrated (1999 catelog)
Schrade CH14S Sportmate Jr.- Cliphanger- 3 1/4 in. partially serrated lockback w/ permanate pocket clip
Schrade CH18S Sportmate Serrated - Cliphanger- 4 1/2 in. partially serrated lockback w/ permanate pocket clip
Schrade CH18FE Sportmate- 4 1/2 in. plain blade, lockblade w/Clip (1999 catelog)
Schrade DBL2
Schrade GBDI Grand Dad Barlow engraved bolsters-circa 1982
Schrade GF45 LittlemouthGraphite fillet knife w/ grey plastic sheath
Schrade HS1 Honesteel w/ sheath
Schrade LB5 lockback
Schrade LB7 w/leather sheath
Schrade MA5 Folding fillet
Schrade MA6 Folding fillet
Schrade PH1
Schrade PH2
Schrade SDH02 D'holder- 8 1/2 in.- Designed by D'Alton Holder, ram horn handle, 500 made
Schrade SG7S Outback clip point w/ partial serration
Schrade SG8 Outback droppoint
Schrade SWL1 Lake & Walker 4 in. Tough Lock w/Pocket Clip- limited to 1000 pieces w/BG42 steel
Schrade SLW2 Lake & Walker 4 in. Tough Lock w/Pocket Clip- Schrade+ Stainless+E70
Schrade SP1 Nighthawk- 2 5/8 in. Lockback
Schrade SP2 Raider- 3 in. Lockback
Schrade SP3 Firebird- 3 3/4 in. Lockback
Schrade SP3 plain blade
Schrade SP7 Turbo 5 in.- folder w/ plain blade, drop point
Schrade SP8 Cougar- 5 in.- folder w/ gut hook- plain blade
Schrade SP12X Nighthawk X- 2 5/8 in.- lockback w/black blade (1999 catelog)
Schrade SP22X Raider X- 3 in. lockback w/black blade (1999 catelog)
Schrade SP32X Firebird X- 3 3/4 in. lockback w/Sheath, black blade (1999 catelog)
Schrade SPF1LTD Spitfire- G-10 Handles; ATS34 2 in. Blade; Easy 1 Hand use; Lock Mechanism (w/Titanium)
Schrade SQ111 Black Ice- 4 1/4 in.- polycarbonate handles
Schrade SQ247 4X4- Diamond Plate Handle, Pocket Clip, black blade
Schrade SQ312 Nitro- 4 in.- Gray Aluminum Handle, w/Gel Technology, Blackened Blade, Pocket Clip
Schrade SQ316 Nitro- 4 in.- Blue Aluminum Handle, w/Gel Technology, Pocket Clip
Schrade SQ421 Silhouette- 4 in.- Black Aluminum Handle, Blackened (e-coated) Blade
Schrade SQ423 Silhouette- 4 in.- Fire Engine Red Aluminum Handle, Sealed Shot Blast Blade
Schrade SQ424 Silhouette- 4 in.- Cobalt Blue Aluminum Handle, Natural Blade
Schrade SQ432S Silhouette- 4in.- Aluminum Handles, partial serrated blade
Schrade SQ447 4X4- Lockblade, Diamond Plate Handle, Pocket Clip, black blade
Schrade SQ586 XTAC (Extreme Tactical) 3 1/4 in. Drop Point, Blue Liner, Pocket Clip
Schrade SQ586T XTAC 3 1/4 in.- Tanto Blade, Blue Liner, Pocket Clip
Schrade SQ587 XTAC 3 1/4 in.- Drop Point, Natural Liner, Pocket Clip
Schrade SQ587T XTAC 3 1/4 in.- Tanto Blade, Natural Liner, Pocket Clip
Schrade SQ598 XTAC GOLD 3 1/4 in.- ATS 34 Blade, G10 Handle, Titanium Lining, drop point
Schrade SQ598T XTAC GOLD 3 1/4 in.- ATS 34 Blade, G10 Handle, Titanium Lining, tanto blade
Schrade SQ877 Cable Lock- 3 IN. Stainless Handle, Pocket Clip, One Hand Open
Schrade SR01 Schrade Rogers- collaboration with Richard Rogers, 4 interchangeable ATS34 blades, 500 serialized pieces made
Schrade SS1 Simon- 3 in. Natural Blade & Handle
Schrade SS1AB Simon- 3 in. All Black
Schrade SS15 Simon- 3 in. Real Tree Camo Handle, Black Blade
Schrade SS16 Simon- 3 in. Black & Blue Marble
Schrade SS17 Simon- 3 in. Damascus Style Handle, Natural Blade
Schrade SS102RB Sampler- 4 11/16 in
Schrade SS105 Sampler- 5 3/4 in
Schrade SS627 2 blade gentleman's knife.
Schrade SW7FE Switch-it; 4 1/4 in.- plain edge- Lockback w/Rotating Clip (1999 catelog)
Schrade SW7S Switch-it; 4 1/4 in.- Partial Serrated Lockback w/Rotating Clip
Schrade SX4 Badger 4 in.- Lockblade, One Hand Open, Pocket Clip, (made in China)
Schrade SX4B Badger 4 in.- Lockblade, One Hand Open, Blackened Clip & Blade, (made in Ireland)
Schrade SX4S Badger 3 1/4 in.- Lockblade, One Hand Open, Pocket Clip, Serrated Blade, (made in China)
Schrade SX21 Badger 7 1/2 in.- Fixed Drop Point Blade w/Sheath
Schrade SX23 Fixed Skinning Blade w/ Sheath
Schrade TXR3 Texas Ranger- 98 stockman pattern- Crimson Jig Bone Handles- w/custom embossed leather pouch
Schrade TXR4 Texas Ranger 3 9/16 in.- 296 Trapper- Bone Handle, w/Sheath & Collector's Box, Ranger Badge Shield (also in hardwood handles)
Schrade WR1 Will Rogers Commemorative
Schrade WR1 Water Rat 7 3/8 in. Black Handle, Partially Serrated w/Sheath
Schrade WR10 Water Rat 7 3/8 in. Orange Handle, Partially Serrated w/Sheath
Schrade XT1B X-Timer- 11 3/4 in.- Camp Knife Fixed Blade
Schrade XT2B X-Timer- 9 1/8 in.- Drop Point Fixed Blade
Schrade XT3B X-Timer- 9 1/8 in.- Fat Boy Skinner Fixed Blade
Schrade XT7B X-Timer- 5 in.Handle Folder
Schrade XT4 9in.- Fixed Blade

100th ANNIVERSARY
Schrade A34OT Middleman 3 5/16 in.- 2 PC Embossed Tin, Anniversary Shield
Schrade ACB296 Schrade Classic, Bone Rope Cut Handle, Cigar Box Limited to 1,000 Pieces
Schrade ACB25 Schrade Classic, Bone Rope Cut Handle, Cigar Box Limited to 1,000 Pieces
Schrade ACB72 Schrade Classic, Bone Rope Cut Handle, Cigar Box Limited to 1,000 Pieces
Schrade ACB80 Schrade Classic, Bone Rope Cut Handle, Cigar Box Limited to 1,000 Pieces

SCHRADE WALDEN, CIGAR BOX CLASSICS
Schrade CSW722 Peanut- w/ Green Mountain bone handles
Schrade CSW772 Muskrat- w/ Green Mountain bone handles
Schrade CSW982 Stockman- w/ Green Mountain bone handles
Schrade CSW2962 Trapper- w/ Green Mountain bone handles

OLD TIMER CLASSICS
Schrade OTC72 Peanut- amber jigged bone handle, blade etched "Everlastingly Sharp," decorative handle shield, in 2 piece collector tin.
Schrade OTC80 Stockman- amber jigged bone handle, blade etched "Everlastingly Sharp," decorative handle shield, in 2 piece collector tin.
Schrade OTC94 Bird Hook- amber jigged bone handle, blade etched "Everlastingly Sharp," decorative handle shield, in 2 piece collector tin.
Schrade OTC96 Trapper- amber jigged bone handle, blade etched "Everlastingly Sharp," decorative handle shield, in 2 piece collector tin.
Schrade

UNCLE HENRY
Uncle Henry 5UH 3 1/2 in. Lockback- new in 2003
Uncle Henry 12UH Roadie- 2 5/8 in.- single blade w/Shackle
Uncle Henry 55UH Special Edition Bruin- 3 5/8 in. lockback
Uncle Henry 77UH Muskrat 3 7/8 in.
Uncle Henry 124UH Tradesman/Maverick
Uncle Henry 127UH Folding Hunter LB
Uncle Henry 144UH Guides Choice
Uncle Henry 152UH Wolverine- 7 1/4in.-
Uncle Henry 153UH Golden Spike- 9 1/4 in.- w/Sheath- fix blade
Uncle Henry 154UH Badger- 71/2 in.,
Uncle Henry 162UH Wolverine- 7 1/4in.- 1982-1985
Uncle Henry 164UH Badger- 71/2 in., 1982-1988
Uncle Henry 165UH Prospector- 9 1/2 in.
Uncle Henry 167UH Steelhead- 12 in.- w/Sheath- fillet knife
Uncle Henry 168UH Walleye- 10 1/2 in.- 1983-1989
Uncle Henry 171UH Big Pro Hunter- 1971-1983 & 1990-1991
Uncle Henry 172UH Wildcat- 1971-1973 & 1990-1991
Uncle Henry 197UH Cat Paw 3 5/8 in. linerlock, Turkish clip blade. Production started in 1981 & ran a few years.
Uncle Henry 227UH Folding Bowie- 5 1/4 in.- 1970-1983
Uncle Henry 285UH Pro Trapper- 3 7/8 in. (1999 catelog)
Uncle Henry 705UH Chairman
Uncle Henry 706UH Gentleman Jim
Uncle Henry 707UH Gambler, 2 3/4 in., one pen blade and scissors
Uncle Henry 804UH Journeyman-2 3/4 in.- 2 blade w/ clevas
Uncle Henry 807UH J.R.- 2 3/4 in.- stockman
Uncle Henry 833UH Prairie Jack- 3-1/4 in. 2 blade
Uncle Henry 834UH Rancher- 3 5/16 in.- stockman
Uncle Henry 877UH Pro Skinner
Uncle Henry 885UH Senior Rancher- 4 in.- stockman (called King Ranch in 1999 catelog)
Uncle Henry 897UH Signature Premium Stock- 3 9/16 in.
Uncle Henry LB1 Cub- 2 1/4 in.- lockback
Uncle Henry LB2 Lil Smokey- 2 1/2 in. w/ Staglon handles
Uncle Henry LB3 Brown Bear- 3 in.- lockback
Uncle Henry LB4
Uncle Henry LB5 Smokey- 3 3/4 in. w/Sheath (1999 catelog)
Uncle Henry LB7 Bear Paw- 5 in. Lockback w/Sheath
Uncle Henry LB8 Papa Bear- 5 in. w/Sheath (1999 catelog) has Staglon handle
 
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15oto
152oto
154otg
158oto
165oto
491s
491l
497s
497l
498s
498l
499s
499l
512ot
19ot
 
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Thanks for the numbers Mike. I knew there would be more to add!! :D
I would guess that OTO is Old Timer Orange and OTG is Old Timer Green, but I do not know what the S and L letters stand for. Please enlighten me. :confused:
Also I am unfamiliar with the 19OT, 491, 497, 199 & 512OT patterns. Is it possible to get a description for some of us newer collectors, myself included?

Thanks again Mike,
Dale
 

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15oto Orange Deerslayer pattern
152oto Orange Sharpfinger pattern
154otg Green Drop Point Hunter pattern (normally seen on the SKOAL edition)
158oto Orange Guthook Skinner pattern
165oto Orange Woodsman pattern

The '49ers series has it's own thread, courtesy of LT. Updated versions of the "100" series produced in the '60's, they were the "49er Benchmade Series" commemorating the gold rush. They were made with two different handle materials, "L" was for leather, and "S" for staglon.
491S
491L
497S
497L
498S
498L
499S
499L
http://www.bladeforums.com/forums/showthread.php?t=369315&highlight=49er
http://www.bladeforums.com/forums/sh...ht=49er+Series
512OT a stainless Sharpfinger circa 1989-92
19ot a stainless folder from the same marketing experiment.
http://www.bladeforums.com/forums/showthread.php?t=369508&highlight=19ot

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Here's some more Schrade 100th Anniversary knives:
SDH01 Schrade D'Holder Ram
SDH02 Schrade D'Holder Grizzly
SDH03 Schrade D'Holder Elk
SDH04 Schrade D'Holder Whitetail (52 produced)
A156OT Anniversary (less than 25 produced)
A509BN Anniversary (11 produced)
BE5 Wood LB5 Anniversary (11 produced)
 
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Thanks guys,
I will update the list in a day or two. Too late tonight & tomorrow I have to finish several Christmas gifts in my shop.
Thanks for the info and PLEASE, anyone who has additional models let me know or just post it here. Thanks again.

Merry Christmas everyone,
Dale
 

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orvet said:
Schrade XT4 9in.- Fixed Blade
Schrade SQ598 XTAC GOLD 3 1/4 in.- ATS 34 Blade, G10 Handle, Titanium Lining, drop point
Schrade SQ598T XTAC GOLD 3 1/4 in.- ATS 34 Blade, G10 Handle, Titanium Lining, tanto blade
As far as we have been able to determine, these knives listed in the last catalogs were never produced. Perhaps photo examples exist, but they never made production.

So the question I have is... Are you including special editions, limited editions, SFO's, Scrimshaw editions, etc. in the list? Those add more than a few hundred numbers and names.

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Good Morning all
This is my first ever forum and Yes I was bitten by the Schrade bug. Seems you don't appreciate something till it's gone. Anyways, Can some one tell me about the 152OT, like cost of it before Schrade closed it's doors. and some of the differant packages they came in. I am particulary interested in the Carbon steel ones. Help as I am truly a novice. If you wish you may respond to my email address. I may not be able to find my way back here. Ha Ha [email protected]
Dave
 

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Bound to be some confusion, now and in the future. What is real, Made by the Schrade we know and love, and what is post-2004 production, either USA or China made.

What's the real Schrade here... and what has-- on the packaging in very small letters-- "Licensed by Taylor Cutlery"? Quick now, the top one is on Ebay as a 'Buy it Now' at a bargain price, and it's time for you to get to work... You have only moments to let this great old knife, in the original plastic tube get away from you or to buy it and own a treasure... What to do, what to do?

I'm not slamming the sellers, not slamming the knives. I could care less about the quality of the post-2004 pretenders; but as a member of this forum, as a Schrade collector, I merely want to know what has lasting (and increasing) value as a collectible piece and will enhance my collection.

Here are some threads to help tell the old Schrades from the new:

http://www.bladeforums.com/forums/showthread.php?t=380232
http://www.bladeforums.com/forums/showthread.php?t=369769&highlight=taylor
http://www.bladeforums.com/forums/showthread.php?t=368512&highlight=taylor
http://www.bladeforums.com/forums/showthread.php?t=367920&highlight=taylor
http://www.bladeforums.com/forums/showthread.php?t=361616&highlight=taylor

A review of the Taylor-made 8OTY 'Classic' by author Robert Clemente:
http://www.bladeforums.com/forums/showthread.php?t=380646

A review of the Taylor-made 171UH by member Codger:
http://www.bladeforums.com/forums/showthread.php?t=380637


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