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Camillus Collectible Vintage Folding Knives

A Basic Guide to Camillus Collectible Vintage Folding Knives

Camillus Cutlery is a manufacturer of folding knives, which include their collectible vintage folding knives available in styles like the buck knife, the army knife, and marine knife. The knives are further categorized into features like the blade coating, the blade thickness, the blade edge, and more. You can find a nice range of Camillus collectible vintage folding knives on eBay.

What are Camillus knives?

Camillus knives are any knives that were made by the Camillus factory, which has been operating since 1876. Camillus knives are made from carbonitride titanium. A hardening method is used to help the blade hold an edge. The company creates fixed blades, folding knife blades, and striking tools. They create many lines of knives, such as the Survival Collection and the Western Knives collection. A knife made before 2007 is a collectible as this means it was made before Camillus changed hands.

What types of folding knife designs are made by Camillus?

Most of the Camillus knife designs fall into a few main categories.

  • Pocketknife: The standard pocketknife shape from Camillus is small enough to fit in a pocket. The pocketknife can have one or more blades.
  • Military knife: These knives by Camillus are collectible especially if they were made for a historically significant branch of the Army or Navy. One of the Camillus military knife design dates back to World War II.
  • Hunting knife: Camillus hunting and fishing knives have long blades.
  • Multitool knife: Some knife designs from Camillus contain additional tools, including openers, screwdrivers, punches, and awls.
What Camillus folding knives are available on eBay?

eBay carries a wide range of new and used Camillus collectible folding knives. When selecting the right one for your needs, you can choose from the categories that eBay has. Some of these categories are:

  • Number of blades: eBay has one, two, three, and four blade options.
  • Blade handle: You can also select a Camillus folding knife by the blade handle. Options include bone, brass, horn, plastic, stag/antler, and wood.
  • Blade material: An addition selection you can make is whether you want your handle made from carbon steel or stainless steel.
  • Blade range: eBay offers either the "under 2.75 inches" category or the "2.75 u001a 4 inches" category.
  • Price: If youre on a budget, the Camillus folding knives on eBay range from inexpensive to pricey.
  • Lock type: You can get liner, lockback, and slipjoint options.
  • Type: As stated above, the type of folding knife comes in choices like pocketknife, multi-tool, or tactical.
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