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Dating a Cattaraugus knife can be a tricky process, as these knives are often quite old and can be difficult to determine an exact date of manufacture. Fortunately, with a bit of research and knowledge, it is possible to get a good idea of when your Cattaraugus knife was made. Follow these steps and you’ll be able to date your Cattaraugus knife in no time.
Step 1: Identify the Logo on Your Knife. Cattaraugus knives are marked with a logo, typically a crescent moon and star. This logo can help you identify the age of your knife, as it changed over time. Compare the logo on your knife to those pictured in the Cattaraugus logo guide (available online) to identify the approximate age of your knife.
Step 2: Check the Tang Stamp. All Cattaraugus knives have a tang stamp on the blade, which is an imprint of the company name and logo. This will also help you to determine the age of your knife, as the stamp changed over time. Compare the tang stamp on your knife to those pictured in the Cattaraugus logo guide to identify the approximate age of your knife.
Step 3: Look for a Serial Number. Some Cattaraugus knives have a serial number, usually located on the blade near the tang stamp. This can be used to identify the date of manufacture. Search for the serial number on the Cattaraugus Serial Number Guide (available online) to identify the date of manufacture.
Step 4: Look for Other Marks. If your Cattaraugus knife has no serial number or the serial number doesn’t appear in the guide, then you may be able to identify the age of your knife by looking for other marks. These can include trademarks, stamps, or other markings that may help you to identify the age of your knife. Compare the marks on your knife to those pictured in the Cattaraugus logo guide to identify the approximate age of your knife.
By following these steps, you’ll be able to get a good idea of when your Cattaraugus knife was made. With a bit of research and knowledge, you can easily date your Cattaraugus knife and learn more about its history. Good luck!
Cattaraugus antique knife overview.
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