The following year a factory was established in Bradford, Pennsylvania by J. After the rough blade shape and primary bevel had been formed by machine, the fine work was then done by hand grinding. Modernisation meant that blades were now blanked from sheet stock and ground to shape by banks of grinding machines.The company's original knife concepts and manufacturing methods have been recognized with awards and features from major print publications, international trade organizations and events, broadcast television shows and major motion pictures.
Brass, nickel, and silver components highlight each form, bringing together knives that are not just beautiful, but able to stand the tests of time and use. A Basic Introduction to Boker Tang Stamps – © Mark D.Zalesky and Knife World (Knife World) The Shield Tells a Story – More on Estimating the Age of Boker Knives (iknifecollector.com) Dating Info with Tang Stamps and Trees (thehawkco.com) Buck Knife Dating System ( Buck Knife Date Codes (pmphotography.com) Buck Knives Inc.These dots indicate the year of manufacture, with one dot being removed each year after 1970.After 1980, the dots were placed above the 'USA', with the introduction of the 'lightning' form in the 'S' of the 'Case' and 'USA'.