All Auctions are conducted in Pacific Time. Feel free to ask questions. About Us Estate Jewelry Finds and More!! This listing is for an Imperial Providence R. Payment methods accepted: Paypal or U. We do not accept personal checks. After 1988, the Imperial tang stamps were discontinued and replaced by the Schrade name.
Please See Pictures For Condition. He enjoyed all his knives and used them. Someone could outbid you in the final seconds of the auction if your Max Bid isn't high enough. Ri 2 Blade Folding Pocket Knife Black Advertising Handle This item has been shown 6 times. By the 1940s, Imperial knives became the Imperial Knife Associated Companies Group when the company acquired Schrade Cutlery. There's no brass on this knife anywhere.
Get images that make Supersized seem small. . Open the main blade of the pocket knife completely, and take note of the stamping marked at the base of the blade where it connects with the handle. Then this link from Camillus Military shows production of 500,000 piece for Imperial in 1942! The liners are made of steel, not brass. We provide plenty of photos for you to judge condition and are always willing to take more if you need a specific shot.
Tailor your auctions with Auctiva's Listing Templates! We do the best we can to describe each item accurately. In 2004, Imperial Schrade's New York manufacturing plant closed, and all production shifted overseas. You're not the high Bidder until you've been notified by email that you are. The founders were involved in the jewelry industry before embarking of their knife endeavors. Imperial knives was a manufacturer of affordable American folding knives founded in Rhode Island in 1916.
The handles are in very good condition with no cracks, nicks, or chips and the advertising is very legible. These knives were produced between 1936 and 1955. A nice Addition to your Collection. Thank you for visiting our auctions! If you don't follow our , you may not receive a full refund. No returns or refunds on our antiques and vintage items.
Blades open and close correctly. All of the blades are usable and in good condition condition for its age with all of the snap opening and closing that they had when new. Kress attended the University of Akron, Ohio, earning an associate degree in business management in 2000. The knife has brass side liners and a full height brass center liner and very bright shiny bolsters with no damage and very little wear. We add these comments to the listing for all to see. Don Kress began writing professionally in 2006, specializing in automotive technology for various websites. We like to have Happy Customers!! Imperial knives were made with a number of different handle materials including bone, celluloid and black composition.
You must return items in their original packaging and in the same condition as when you received them. None of the knives have been cleaned, they are all in as found condition. If you are unhappy in any way, Please contact us before leaving a Neutral or Negative Feedback! View My Other Items For Sale Payment Paypal is Preferred. Item will not be shipped until payment clears. Both blades show tarnish, scratches and wear. Buyer to pay shipping cost. Knife pictured is the item for sale.
The Imperial knife company began rooting itself into the cutlery business as a pocket watch chain knife manufacturer in 1916. Don't worry if they're ugly…. We are happy to combine shipping whenever possible on multiple wins. Gotta love these old knives…. Imperial used a number of different stampings between 1916 and 1988, but the tangs were always stamped.