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Tidings and the return of Schatt and Morgan?

Discussion in 'Traditional Folders and Fixed Blades' started by mrknife, Oct 9, 2020.

  1. Mass1632

    Mass1632 Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 24, 2019

    schatt and morgan sure have some fine looking knives. Lets just hope these new ones have solid fit and finish along with a qc we can count on.
    Spaten, aji1, urbantrapper and 9 others like this.
  2. Peregrin

    Peregrin Traditional Forum Moderator Moderator Gold Member

    Sep 2, 2004
    It was worth it to see that excellent English Jack. ;)
    meako, Quiet, GeofS and 3 others like this.
  3. Wild Willie

    Wild Willie Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 19, 2018
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    I only have 2 schatt and Morgan knives, I like both of them. The #40 gunstock is from the Daniels family era, and to be honest is my favorite of the 2. The only discernable flaw is a is an ever so slight gap between the mark side liner and spring... I've definitely seen worse, and unless you're really looking it's hardly noticable. The half stop on the pen blade of the pearl handled 43 is a bit wonky, but again it's something that I can live with. I'm not a rabid collector, but I'm really looking forward to see what the new iteration of S and M have to offer.
    Spaten, aji1, Wharn and 5 others like this.
  4. GeofS

    GeofS “Nostra-bladus” Platinum Member

    Mar 9, 2018
    S&M F&Ws delivered today. Ignore the old dried oil, it’ll clean up easy enough...
    Two more coming, then I’ll take a group shot. :thumbsup:
    knowtracks, Spaten, aji1 and 11 others like this.
  5. Eli Chaps

    Eli Chaps Gold Member Gold Member Basic Member

    Apr 20, 2018
    That gunstock is super nice!
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  6. Eli Chaps

    Eli Chaps Gold Member Gold Member Basic Member

    Apr 20, 2018
    That svelte, rich toothpick is a real looker.
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  7. Wild Willie

    Wild Willie Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 19, 2018
    Thank you very much! :thumbsup:
  8. 5K Qs

    5K Qs Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 20, 2014
    I agree! :thumbsup::thumbsup::cool:
    (I wish more 2-blade toothpicks were available, though.)

    - GT
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  9. knife_fan

    knife_fan Gold Member Gold Member

    May 1, 2012
    Definitely exciting news. Hope they can improve on the fit and finish of the knives.
  10. HEMI 49

    HEMI 49 Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 9, 2018
    20201018_120356.jpg 20201018_122021.jpg This S&M arrived last week...... Beautifully made and in wonderful condition..... I'm not sure what drove the design of the long blades?.... It seems like an oversized doctor's knife....
    Anyone know common use(s) for this knife?
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  11. Will Power

    Will Power Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 18, 2007
    I think that knife is designated as Slim Coke bottle being part of the File & Wire Series 2003
  12. HEMI 49

    HEMI 49 Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 9, 2018
    Thanks Will!
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  13. brownshoe

    brownshoe I support this site with my MIND

    Sep 6, 2002
    Long spearpoints make good utility and lunch knives, e.g. the Mercator. The Boker 712 is a leverlock auto with a spearpoint. I have an English Jack from S&M with a spearpoint in Ats34 and its an excellent blade. It's a good user.
  14. HEMI 49

    HEMI 49 Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 9, 2018
    Thank you Sir.......
  15. cudgee

    cudgee Gold Member Gold Member

    May 13, 2019
    Just saw on a retailers site, Attention Schatt & Morgan coming in 2021.
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  16. meako

    meako Gold Member Gold Member

    Sep 4, 2006
    I second that big time!
  17. nickvnlr

    nickvnlr Gold Member Gold Member

    Sep 23, 2014
    I didn't realize how many S&M knives were stainless/D2. Did they always mark the blades that were stainless?
  18. Steven65

    Steven65 Traditional Hog Platinum Member

    Mar 11, 2008
    I am so delighted to hear that S&M are going to be made again in the USA. The new owner should be applauded for investing in an American factory, with American workers making a classic American product.

    I love the brand and I will definitely be a customer.:)

  19. sitflyer

    sitflyer Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 10, 2011


    Pretty amazing to be able to score a ( new old stock ) 2011 knife from a dealers shelf. This one is as near perfect as I have ever seen from Queen/S&M. Smooth stout clean action, firm snap open and closed, no gaps, edge grinds pretty close to even. It's sharp enough to cut stuff, but could use a little work to really shine. I hope the new owners and the craftsman they hire can keep the good lines and blade grinds that many of the shown examples exhibit, and make them of reliable build from specimen to specimen. What gives me concern is seeing NOS out there in several places, and it makes me wonder how willing dealers are going to be to invest in any numbers of product. I think it would be good for the new owners to hit the knife shows hard with representative product for the dealers to see and handle, I wish them the best of luck!
  20. GeofS

    GeofS “Nostra-bladus” Platinum Member

    Mar 9, 2018
    My latest S&M’s that arrived today...

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