Western knife dating
The old Schrade company was renamed Schrade-Walden Cutlery Co, Inc.
The film takes place at the turn of the century around the border of what is now Texas and New Mexico.
The double edge blade is still covered in old grease. But this knife is actually associated with the Royal New Zealand Air Force.
The scabbard has pistol belt hooks added and is marked "E. The original scabbard is marked on the belt loop "21C/N804 / RNZAF". WWII Australian Commando Stiletto, marked "Gregory / Steel / Products" at the ricasso. The scabbard is original to the knife and is unmarked.
Despite the enduring legacy of a brand commonly associated with quality and dependability, Old Timer has been on a long, winding road with many obstacles along the way.
In this article, we'll talk about the storied history of Old Timers, give you a quick breakdown of some of the most important Old Timers ever made, and offer up a comparison chart.