Camillus Babe Ruth Knife

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I have a Camillus Babe Ruth Signature Knife and would like more information about this knife like when they were produced and the value of this knife. Thank you.
 

CAMCO

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Camillus manufactured the Babe Ruth knives during the 1930's. The large single blade model with the woodgrain handles originally sold
for $1.00. I have the original records for these knives. If you would
like copies, without charge, just e-mail me your postal mailing address.
Tom Williams
Camillus Cutlery Co.
 
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Hello Tom, just purchased this same knife off ebay and if you still have documentation I would be very grateful to acquire copies.
thanks,
Frank Dickey
 
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thought i would try again, just bought a Hack Wilson knife made at the Camillus Cutlery to go with my Babe Ruth knife. Yes, almost 3 years since last post. That's how long it took to get Hack Wilson Knife. 2 very nice knives and I am very happy to have them. I drive by the old site of the Camillus Cutlery every day going to work, always brings a smile to my face knowing the great history that is behind the two knives I own.
Here is link to my flicr page image:
https://www.flickr.com/photos/36938430@N08/23639933126/in/dateposted/
 

lrv

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Frank, did tom ever send you the info on the Babe and Hack knives?
 
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Irv, I found a pdf showing model id's from each Hack Wilson knife (9055F) and Babe Ruth knife (9056F). Is that what you meant? All good really, I just like these knives. Started out I wanted to buy a knife to have after the old factory burned down, just a small $15-20 pocket knife I could use for fishing. Found the Ruth knife and had to have it as I collect sportswriting books and memorabilia from baseball. Almost all of the items I collect are pre 60's, and I am so addicted. Found out there is a 3rd Camillus baseball bat shaped knife with a small Official League Baseball logo on it. I have seen it on this forum and now search begins :)
 
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