Puma knife dating chart
FWIW; Goins Encyclopedia Of Cutlery Markings, 1998 edition, lists the following tang stamps in several variations: S.
Or, you could expand your collection all the way back to 1902.
In Germany it is not legal to give a lifelong guarantee. Under the guarantee every Puma knife must be repaired in our company.
Exceptions are screws for Puma knives with screwed metal handles, and inlays which are stuck in the scales.
If the top of the blade has broken off or the blade shows gaps, the knife can be resharpened.
On most models of Puma folding knives the individual parts (blade, saw, corkscrew...) can be replaced.
Hoyt and his son Al moved to San Diego and set up shop as H. The company's innovative history and attention to quality have made for many great collectible knives.2002's mark was changed to an anvil to commemorate Buck's 100 year anniversary, and the 2005 mark was changed to an outline of the state of Idaho to commemorate our move north. Al Buck revolutionized the knife industry in 1964 with the infamous Model 110 Folding Hunter.I am not positive if there are "some" knives out there with the original marks for those 2 years, but it is possible. So, you can just collect Craftsman knives that would date from 1941 to now. Deep in the guts of most men is buried the involuntary response to the hunter's horn, a prickle of the nape hairs, an acceleration of the pulse, an atavistic memory of his fathers, who killed first with stone, and then with club... He also stated that some knives were marked Schrade-Walden N. USA on the tangs, but "CRAFTSMAN" on the knife's shield.