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Photos Please help me identify

Discussion in 'General Knife Discussion' started by Alonso Brooks, Dec 8, 2018 at 6:06 AM.

  1. Alonso Brooks

    Alonso Brooks

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    https://photos.app.goo.gl/G77KugRvnrdTNCYE6 This pocket knife is very interesting to me. It has real gold and silver. Also the bone is real. It is old and all maker's marks have been worn down. But its seeming to be a rare knife. Unfortunately I can't make complete identification. Please help.
     
  2. cali

    cali

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    Apr 19, 2004
    Queen Half Congress, winterbottom bone?
     
  3. r8shell

    r8shell Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Jan 16, 2010
    That's what it looks like.
    Sorry, OP, I don't see any gold or silver. I'd say brass liners & pins, and nickel bolsters. Nice knife, though. :):thumbsup:
     
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  4. unwisefool

    unwisefool Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 22, 2007
    Err, where's the gold and silver bits?
     
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  5. scottyj

    scottyj

    Jan 29, 2009
    Gold & Silver?
     
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  6. riversidedep

    riversidedep Basic Member Basic Member

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    Nov 27, 2007
    Yeah, that's a Queen half congress. There's no silver or gold on it. Also, the handle looks like Queen's synthetic version of their Winterbottom Bone to me, though the OP says it's real bone.
     
  7. Alonso Brooks

    Alonso Brooks

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    x ill post more
     
  8. Alonso Brooks

    Alonso Brooks

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    Im trying to post more pics. This very old and I guarantee I
    There's 100% gold and 100%silver and real bone. The colsest one I saw was from the 1930' and had gold and silver also. Its
    So the markkng has worn off and stainless steel are patina.
     
  9. r8shell

    r8shell Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Jan 16, 2010
    If it is a Queen Cutlery knife, unless the knife was after market customized, I highly doubt there is any gold or silver. You can take it to a jeweler who can do an acid test to confirm.

    I look forward to seeing more pictures. If there is any marking visible, I'm sure someone can help you with dating it. (1961-1971 Queen did not stamp the blade tangs, only etched the blade)

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  10. scottyj

    scottyj

    Jan 29, 2009
    Silver & Gold. My favorite Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer song.
     
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  11. knarfeng

    knarfeng senex morosus moderator Staff Member Super Mod Moderator

    Jul 30, 2006
    Random comments are not helpful.
     
  12. scottyj

    scottyj

    Jan 29, 2009
    Sorry.
     
  13. Planterz

    Planterz Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 26, 2004
    Definitely not gold nor silver on this knife. Handles look synthetic to my eyes too (but without a better picture or handling it in person, can't say for sure).
     
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  14. eisman

    eisman Gold Member Gold Member

    Sep 9, 2009
    No gold, no silver, no bone. No more than 50 years old at best.
     
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  15. T.L.E. Sharp

    T.L.E. Sharp The Looking Edge Sharpening Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Jun 30, 2016
    [​IMG]

    This is the photo we're all seeing. It's just a well used old pocket knife made of brass, steel and some sort of synthetic.

    Perhaps you posted the wrong pic?
     
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