Buck knife dating
If a model number is inscribed, the knife would have been made after 1973 but before 1986.
Consultation with a knife expert can yield clues based on rivet placement and other minute details to pinpoint the exact year of manufacture.
I would like to get one,but would rather have one made in the USA,althought I have seen a china made and it looked decent,does anyone have a list as to when and what models are still being produced in the USA??
i have a buck 110 only markings are BUCK USA and these are upside down. Never been sharpened but has been used with original sheath.
Case filled an order for 81,000 knives for the United States Navy just before World War I and provided a custom survival knife for the astronauts on Gemini and Apollo space missions. This same C appears with an extended line under the ASE of Case and X or TESTED XX below the line.
Its design is so elegant and timeless that it seems like it’s been around forever, while still feeling contemporary at the same time.
Observing the Buck name inscribed on the blade over USA means the knife was made between 19.
Folding knives were first produced by the company in 1963.
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Production knives from 1973 to 1985 bear a model number as well as the BUCK and the U.