If sending a check or money order, please mail, payable to: The History Store P.O. Yes, these are done by people that are in the knife business. If you are wanting to buy antique or collectible knives, please visit our Online Store and view our Knives for Sale page. My friend Chic Gaylord (holster maker and author of HANDGUNNERS GUIDE c.1960) purchased it back in the early-mid 1960's as a Christmas gift for my Uncle, an NYPD Detective, for hunting. Is there a 2-digit number etched on your Puma knife (e.g. You can find the Case knife pattern number stamped on the tang of your knife’s blade. For example, a normal Falchion Knife Crimson Web costs $193 in its Minimal Wear variant, but its StatTrak variant costs $283. Enter this 3-digit number in the box below. Those filling materials decrease the value of a silver -knife significantly. This particular knife is at least 40+ years old. [p] Please see the sterling silver pattern images to find your pattern’s rating A, B, or C. [p] Pattern ratings are as follows: A = Highly Collected; B = Moderately Collected; C = Scarcely Collected [p] If your pattern has an “A” rating, for example, you would use the value ranges under the A column as a guide. – rackandboneman Aug 19 '16 at 15:00. add a comment | 5 Answers Active Oldest Votes. 9. The first number indicates the type of material used to make the handle. This service is provided courtesy of MilitaryItems.com . * Hello, CutlersCove.com offers an appraisal**, evaluation, rating, valuation, estimate, history, general information, approximate value or assessment service of your knife or knife collection for either personal use or your insurance company. The oldest of the tang stamps, used only in 1904, shows the words “Schrade Cut. StatTrak skins are 10x harder to loot than their non-StatTrak variants, often resulting in much higher prices, particularly when it comes to rare skins. Is there a 3-digit number etched on your Puma knife (e.g. 07 RC)? If you have a specific identification question, please see our Identification Request Page. Box 160 Llano, Texas 78643. Construct a provenance. The value for the Fighting Knives and other military antiques and collectibles is provided as a means to educate the collector community and individuals who have a general interest on the field. Thank you both, for your opinions. Jake from New York City is a regular customer buying old silver in auctions and at liquidation events. Knife appraisals** or evaluations are FREE to our customers. Souvenir skins. Collectors use the changes as a way to determine the general age of a specific knife. As I stated in my initial post, it is a 6 inch blade. Given the value and the pattern, how can I determine a value for this Stack Exchange Network Stack Exchange network consists of 176 Q&A communities including Stack Overflow , the largest, most trusted online community for developers to learn, share their knowledge, and build their careers. The following was written as I was making a san mai trail knife for a client. If at all possible, determine where the knife is from, where it was purchased or from whom it was inherited. You will need to give this information to an appraiser if the knife is rare and hard to identify and further research is required. The following is a price guide for sterling silver flatware patterns. The following is an estimated value. 105 RC)? With some experience you can tell by running a finger over the surface. The second digit gives the number of blades. As many people know, knife handles are filled with cement or gypsum to enhance the cutting experience. We can also research your cutlery for historical, age and patent information. Professionals. Your Puma knife was made in 2007. Schrade Cutlery Company changed the tang stamp, or logo, numerous times over the years. RC = Rockwell C, it means that the knife was tested on its hardness. Another type of skin is souvenir skins. This stamp, located near the base of the knife blade, identifies the brand of the knife. The … Prices may vary in every state and every country. This number tells you exactly what kind of knife you have.