Buck knife 119 dating
Some of the knives pictured here no longer reside in my collection, but remain posted for your reference. This exact knife is pictured on page 79 of Mike Silvey's WWII Book.. The handle is cast steel with "BC 41" molded into it.
Observing the Buck name inscribed on the blade over USA means the knife was made between 19.
The large clip blade is satin finished with hollow ground bevels and a plain edge.
The 0119 Special comes with a sturdy leather sheath.
Folding knives were first produced by the company in 1963.
They were contracted for manufacture to Shrade and Camillus companies between 19 before being once more made in-house. O' Connell shares her love of adventure travel, extreme sports and pets through thousands of published articles.
After learning the art of knife-making as a blacksmith's apprentice, Hoyt Buck made knives to donate to the military during World War II. Obtain a Buck Knife dating system chart available at the Knife Collector website.