If you would like usto email you when it is back in stock, send along your email address. This was likely just a coincidence, but either way, Schrade-Walden took the Old Timer name and made it their own. The true origin of the Old Timer is unclear with stories and snippets on how the brand came about coming from many sources, including some that are reliable and some that aren't. Using a strong light and a magnifying glass, examine and make a note of all the marking and design details on your knife. I can look at the dating schrade old timer knife catalogs and knife data to tell the span of years a certain pattern was made, but the Catalogs are not in Color and do not have enough detail to tell them apart. Evidence of the OT's importance to Old Timer is illustrated by the fact that it was included in the 55th anniversary set along with the Senior and the 12OT Pal.
Examine the knife handle to determine its material.
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An excellent article by a collector of Old Timers gives a thorough history of the knife if you're interested in learning more about this model. Leave a Reply Name required. Afterthe majority of Schrade knives had handles of man-made materials. The letters that follow the serial number indicate to the handle color or type. Tim replied to Kenneth W.