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My dime store knife

Discussion in 'Traditional Folders and Fixed Blades' started by robertj298, Jan 12, 2021 at 9:38 PM.

  1. robertj298


    Mar 7, 2014
    I posted this over a month ago and since then have been carrying it quite a bit
    and am still really impressed with it. It could be anywhere from 66 to 90 years old.
    The blades have no play, it has a smooth medium pull with great snap at half stop and fully open,
    The springs are flush at half. stop and fully open. All this coming from a knife sold by Woolworths
    5 and dime, made by Camillus[​IMG]
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    jux t, TrapperMike, Mongo and 35 others like this.
  2. afishhunter

    afishhunter Basic Member Basic Member

    Oct 21, 2014
    Ah for the "good old days" .... :)
    Ace Rimmer likes this.
  3. huntnfishin

    huntnfishin Gold Member Gold Member

    May 16, 2009
    Nice little knife ya got there...
    Jolipapa and Cutfinger like this.
  4. Matt_WY

    Matt_WY Gold Member Gold Member

    Sep 30, 2018
    That’s a neat one really like the jigging and them slim bolsters.
  5. BDubbs

    BDubbs Gold Member Gold Member

    May 25, 2020
    Knives are a lot like bourbon it’s great to find a cheap one that’s done well and you enjoy. Cool knife.
    jackknife likes this.
  6. Velitrius

    Velitrius Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 3, 2000
    Oh my... we call a "good, cheap bourbon" a grail around these parts.

    That's a neat little piece. That miniscule bolster is cool as hell. Enjoy.
  7. ed_is_dead

    ed_is_dead Basic Member Basic Member

    Dec 2, 2010
    That's my kinda knife right there. Enjoy using it:)
    Is it under 3" long closed?
  8. Old Hunter

    Old Hunter Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 12, 2012
    "I'm just an old lump of coal, but I'm gonna be a diamond someday!" The transformation happened, right here in front of us - I love a HOK! OH
    mnblade likes this.
  9. abcdef


    Oct 28, 2005
    My father had a Kent; brother does now. Brings back memories.
  10. jackknife


    Oct 2, 2004
    Evan Williams!
    mnblade and Prester John like this.
  11. robertj298


    Mar 7, 2014
    Nope 3 3/8 inches
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  12. Ernie1980

    Ernie1980 Gold Member Gold Member

    Apr 19, 2012
    That is a nice little knife! Definitely the good old days as afishhunter said:thumbsup:
  13. RoyalHolic

    RoyalHolic Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 3, 2019
    Nice! Think of all the moments that knife could probably talk about.
  14. davek14


    May 30, 2009

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