answer questions about your knives, swords and cutlery unless you
purchased them from us. If you did buy the item from us we will be glad to
share with you what we know about it. Send us a
copy of the invoice and we will answer your question if we can.If
you send us a question on a knife, sword or related item that you did not
purchase from us we cannot respond to your question.
We've developed some excellent resources which
may help you find the answers you're looking for.
KWG search engine (located near the top of all pages inside the KWG) to
search what is listed only in the KWG. We are always improving and adding more
information and links to the Knife Web
Cutlers Cove is the owner and producer of
which has over 2,400 listings to knife, sword and
cutlery resources. We give back to the industry that has given so much to us by sponsoring the
so everyone can use it for their personal use for free.
We pay for the development, hosting and over 1,300 personnel hours to produce the
Please let us know what you think will improve the Knife Web
Guide and make it better for all knife, sword and cutlery aficionados.
find appraisers in the KWG here: Appraisals
You can find a large list of knife related books
Many domestic knives can be dated by a U.S.A.
patent number which happens to be stamped on the blade. This number
is the year the patent was granted and not the year the knife was
made, but it does help give an approximate date range. Click
here for the patent numbers and years.
Our master list
of past Blade
knife magazines for sale.
Looking for a back issue or year?
Blade knife magazine back issues.
Advice based on experience:
Pricing is always in relation to other factors. Price is tied to
value. Price thresholds vary person to person and are related to different
values. Most seasoned collectors agree that paying a little more for that
nicer item may hurt the pocketbook at the time but years down the road you
will be happy you did.
We hope these resources help you succeed in
finding the information you are looking for. Let us know your results.