Kinfolk Knives

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  1. bikerdoc

    bikerdoc Moderator Staff Member

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    Found this old Kinfolk in a box of dads stuff. He passed 10 years ago and this was one of the last boxes.

    Researching Kinfolk is a tangled rabbit hole revolving around the Case family.
    This one was identified by hso as a 1930's clip point, with bone handles, in 1095.
    Blade is stained and not pitted.
    My brother and I suspect dad carried it in Europe during WW2.
     
  2. hso

    hso Moderator Staff Member

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    Nice old knife!
     
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    Businesslike. Thanks for sharing. :thumbdown:

    John
     
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  4. Valkman

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    Beautiful knife!
     
  5. bikerdoc

    bikerdoc Moderator Staff Member

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    I wish I knew more, we are search all the old pics to see if he is wearing it.
    We did find a pic of him with a Hitler Youth Knive, I also have, and his buddy told me, the gruesome story of how he got it. ( guess that explains, my temper and low tolerance, it is genetic):evil:
     
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    bikerdoc, unless you have an evil twin, your posts have seemed collegial to me during my short time at THR.
     
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    bikerdoc Moderator Staff Member

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    Thank you my friend, I'm flattered. Reading your past posts We do seem to have a similar style.
     
  8. md7

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    1095 and bone handle. This is the way my friend.

    Nice knife.
     
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  9. bikerdoc

    bikerdoc Moderator Staff Member

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    It is a fascinating piece to hold and marvel at the craftsmanship.
     
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  10. Kingcreek

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    Very nice! Seems to me that the vintage pieces have soul. Especially when you know a family member not only used it but might have depended on it. They have a story and history, some we might know and some we don’t, so they have some mystery as well. Something a new blade doesn’t come with.

    Or maybe as I myself age I appreciate the tools that survive a generation or more. (Yeah I’m showing some patina and wear too!)
     
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  11. 460Shooter

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    That's a great find. Great memento.
     
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