W.R. Case & Sons Cutlery Company

W.R. Case & Sons Cutlery Company


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In 1905, John Russell "Russ" Case brought the fledgling W. R. Case & Sons Company to Bradford, and it dominated the knife industry for the next century. From kitchen, hunting, and pocket knives to the V-42 Stiletto carried by U.S. Army soldiers in World War II, Case knives have been not only a tool but also a trusted companion for generations. Still handcrafted in Bradford, Case knives are the most collected knives in the world. W. R. Case & Sons Cutlery Company contains photographs of Russ Case and his family, the factory, special knives, Case collector events, and even the Case car. Rare finds from the Case archives, employees, and family members help chronicle the company's incredible history.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781531623449
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date: 04/12/2006
Pages: 130
Product dimensions: 6.69(w) x 9.61(h) x 0.38(d)

About the Author

Shirley Boser, a company employee since 1975, is the Case archivist and historian. John Sullivan began his career at W. R. Case & Sons in 1994 and later became director of marketing. John R. Osborne Jr. is a Case legend, acting as ambassador for the company at collectors events around the country. He is the great-great-grandson of the company's namesake, William Russell (W. R.) Case, and the last family member to work for the company.

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