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What year is my 171UH?

Discussion in 'Schrade Knives Collectors Forum' started by Bosco44, Nov 12, 2016.

  1. Bosco44

    Bosco44

    1
    Nov 12, 2016
    My dad passed away and I received a Schrade-Walden Uncle Henry 171UH with Sheath and sharpening stone. The serial no. is 00990. When was it manufactured. It has the birds head pummel and carbon steel blade. Thank you for any information .
     
  2. FatCity67

    FatCity67

    547
    Sep 22, 2013
    "171uh" title thread search. Lots of information already posted.
     
  3. koldgold

    koldgold

    Jul 2, 2010
    I will take a guess; if the tang stamp is a "Schrade - Walden" stamp, I will say 1973-74... Ken
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    Last edited: Nov 13, 2016
  4. thawk

    thawk

    Oct 28, 2006
    I'm with Ken. That low of a serial number would likely be a Schrade - Walden making it a 1973 knife.
     
  5. FatCity67

    FatCity67

    547
    Sep 22, 2013
    Birds head pommel, under 1000 # and SW stamp I'm going with pre-73.
     
  6. tongueriver

    tongueriver Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 28, 2007
    The 1971 and 1972 catalogs show the knife with bird head pommel. The 1973 catalog does not. Manufacturing dates do not always coincide perfectly with catalog descriptions, but I would be quite sure that knife pre-dates any part of 1973.
     
  7. FatCity67

    FatCity67

    547
    Sep 22, 2013

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