Gerber mark 1 knife dating

Posted by / 15-Oct-2020 01:07

Gerber mark 1 knife dating

You'll find plenty of tactical knives and military knives here, of course - we haven't forgotten our tactical and law enforcement customers.We carry several top-flight knife brands who make some of the best are famous for superior craftsmanship, design, materials and construction. BECAUSE the Gerber logo (tang stamp) does do some good. The only dating clues I know are that the black blades were introduced in 1984, and that original blade length (5") was changed to 4 3/4" in 1980 or 1981. Can't help date the knife but it looks to be a Gerber Mark I Boot Knife__????? Of course blade length does you no good but I think it's safe to say your friends knife is from the '80s.The Gerber Mark I was in production from 1976 to 1997.

1,001 to 5,000 = 1967 5,001 to 9,900 = 1968 9,901 to 14,350 = 1969 14,351 to 19,300 = 1970 19,301 to 23,750 = 1971 23,751 to 28,000 = 1972 28,001 to 32,900 = 1973 32,901 to 39,000 = 1974 39,001 to 44,015 = 1975 44,016 to 54,434 = 1976 54,435 to 63,648 = 1977 63,649 to 76,001 = 1978 76,002 to 85,000 = 1979 85,001 to 100,810 = 1980 100,811 to 112,000 = 1981 The above information is from Bernard Levines Guide to Knives and Their Values IV.

It is also partially printed in Mike Silveys book United States Military Knives 1941 to 1991 (out of print).

Knives that have an "XX" in the serial number or a "CS" are reproduction and commemorative knives.

You can tell it's the V-1 logo because The handle is what's referred to as Black Armorhide. monk- i thought it was that one at 1st too....my research i found that the one you showed is a "COMMAND 1" very very similar ... great info and HELP gonna try to re-profile it soon.......

this is my friends knife.....knows nothin about it, other than his dad found it cleaning a chimney(his profession) wrapped in a rag....HAD a "TIP", till he got a hold of it QUESTIONS: WHAT IS IT??? The logo on your friends knife is considered the "Vertical 1" logo and was used 1981-1989.

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