Some of the stuff about sheaths just evolved as a result of conversation, especially with Ron who is actually the god-father of the brown button solution. I?ve been looking at the stamps on the blades of old Randall knives, pre I think I?ve noticed something that will help date knives that. Attached Images.
Randall Story. Sheath says RANDALL MADE KNIVES ORLANDO, FLA under the model numbers. I assume it is a Johnson sheath (it is roughback), because it. Another early model 16 with the mid version of the low "S" and with the "S" stamp upside down.
But he did not account for subsequent creations. Discover ideas about Knives And Swords. Dating old Randall blades by blade stamp - The Knife Network Forums: Knife Making Discussions. Knives And. In short, if you try to collect RMKs from a particular time frame, it is probably best to try and get them from the original owner just in case you have any doubt about when they were made--and also to "get the story" and document it to go with the knife when you pass it along.
Note that most SS blades have a type 2 stamp, most low S blades have a type 1 stamp. I've been looking at the stamps on the blades of old Randall knives, pre I think I've noticed something that will help date knives that were. I feel the 'newer' member's of the forum will accept the validity of your work
This was well after RMK had stopped offering the brass back as an option. The "SS" stamping of Randall forged blades began in , when RMK few if any knives made much beyond the actual date of blade forging. Militaria Forum Forums Members More.
Previous Topic. Dating a Randall Knife - posted in EDGED WEAPONS: I just picked this Randall as production at that time was focused on fighting knives. Gaddis noted the first stamp in use, and then the first order of a new stamp in '41 or so early in his book.
Two were marked the same as the Low S knives above. In Randall Military Models I have attempted to continue the process of identifying, describing and dating fighting knives that were produced in the dramatic early. Based on my 2 cents worth of info, your idea of the stamp changing in or so, makes sense.
What's New? I just bought my first Randall knife, their #26 with the #25 handle. I always thought Randall knives had a date stamp (or code) on them, but for.
Thanks for your assitance! The blade should be stamped with the Randall marque, is one of his. Bo would put just about any type handle on that you ordered. His knives. Nothing has changed on it or since the last conversation yesterday on another thread.