Chatellerault switchblade marked T F BASTET AMSTERDAM

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Re: Chatellerault switchblade marked T F BASTET AMSTERDAM

Post by Bill DeShivs » Sat Jun 23, 2018 6:04 pm

Around 1900.
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Post by Sholmer » Sat Jun 23, 2018 8:19 pm

Thanks!

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Re: Chatellerault switchblade marked T F BASTET AMSTERDAM

Post by Erik131065 » Fri Sep 21, 2018 1:10 pm

I'm from Amsterdam in The Neherlands. Bastet was one of the oldest cutlery stores around there for over threehundred years. It's history goes all the way back to the 1600's. It closed in 1984. They were famous for dealing (or making???) table spoons, forks and knives to the Royal Family. The first time that I see a switchblade with Amsterdam stamped in it. :shock: It is most probably made in Belgium. They had a way much bigger cutlery industry.

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Post by Bill DeShivs » Fri Sep 21, 2018 6:22 pm

Around 1900.
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Re: Chatellerault switchblade marked T F BASTET AMSTERDAM

Post by Knfcollector » Fri Jan 04, 2019 4:28 pm

That is sweet. Quite uncommon.

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Post by Bill DeShivs » Fri Jan 04, 2019 7:50 pm

Around 1900.
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Re: Chatellerault switchblade marked T F BASTET AMSTERDAM

Post by john » Fri Apr 12, 2019 7:56 pm

I’m just wondering about the rust and the green oxidation. Shouldn’t that rust be removed? It’s only damaging the knife.? I think it should be restored at least cleaned up the rust.
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Re: Chatellerault switchblade marked T F BASTET AMSTERDAM

Post by morrissey » Sun Apr 14, 2019 1:17 am

So Bill, do you think it is around 1900? :wink:

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Post by Bill DeShivs » Sun Apr 14, 2019 1:31 am

Don't know what happened there, but I think it was made around 1900!
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Post by TRYKER » Sun Apr 14, 2019 10:29 pm

ya know, i heard it was made around 1900 !!!, butt was that ad or bc ???
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Post by Bill DeShivs » Sun Apr 14, 2019 11:00 pm

Probably around the turn of the century.
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Post by Bill DeShivs » Sun Apr 14, 2019 11:00 pm

Very early 20th century.
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Re: Chatellerault switchblade marked T F BASTET AMSTERDAM

Post by JimBrown257 » Mon Apr 15, 2019 1:37 am

I thought you meant it was made at 7pm.

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Post by Bill DeShivs » Mon Apr 15, 2019 4:16 am

No-around 1900, but maybe at 7...
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