Is Imperial knife still in business?

The Imperial brand name continued to exist until 1988, when they were discontinued and replaced by the Schrade name.

When did Schrade Walden split?

1958
1958: The Schrade Walden division moves from Walden to Ellenville. 1983: Albert M.

Are Imperial knives good?

Imperial Cutlery has been producing great knives for incredible prices for over 100 years. Great knives. Great as a slipjoint for areas where you are not allowed to carry a locking knife, or for on the side to accompany your normal EDC pocket knife. Imperial is known for using interesting composite materials.

Does Schrade own Uncle Henry?

Uncle Henry Knives manufactured by the Imperial Schrade Corporation closed their doors July 30, 2004, after 100 years of business. Made Schrade Tough, Schrade’s Uncle Henry and Old Timer knife products have been carried by generations of Americans, and prized for their reliability, durability and value.

Are Old Timer knives still made?

Old Timer Knives manufactured by the Imperial Schrade Corporation closed their doors July 30, 2004, after 100 years of business. There will be no more original Schrade Old Timer knives produced.

Are Schrade knives made in China?

The Schrade name was purchased by Taylor Brands LLC, who continue to manufacture products under the Schrade brand as well as Old Timer, Uncle Henry, Imperial & Smith & Wesson knives. Production is now in China.

Who owns Old Timer?

In July 2004, the year the company celebrated its 100th anniversary, the factory in Ellenville was closed. The Schrade name was purchased by Taylor Brands LLC, who continue to manufacture products under the Schrade brand as well as Old Timer, Uncle Henry, Imperial & Smith & Wesson knives. Production is now in China.

Do they still make Old Timer knives?

Is Uncle Henry a good knife?

Uncle Henry Knives are legendary. Schrade Uncle Henry Knives are now produced at amazingly low prices in China. The quality is reasonably good and the value is very good. Uncle Henry Knives from Schrade Knives includes hunting knives, fillet knives, folding hunter knives and more.

Are Uncle Henry knives valuable?

Uncle Henry Knives are legendary. Schrade Uncle Henry Knives are now produced at amazingly low prices in China. The quality is reasonably good and the value is very good.

Is Schrade a good brand?

Brand Summary Schrade Knives has been around for well over a hundred years, and produces some of the most common pocket folding knives in America. Once upon a time these fine knives were produced with tremendous quality and attention to detail.

Are Old Timer knives made in China?

One of the biggest changes to the Old Timer line is that the knives are now made in China, but that keeps the prices on the knives reasonable and modern advances in manufacturing mean the quality is nearly identical to the originals.

When did Imperial Schrade stop making hunting knives?

Imperial Schrade Corp. was an American knife manufacturer of hunting knives and pocketknives. Imperial Schrade was the consolidation of five forerunner companies, including its namesakes, the Imperial Knife Company, founded 1916, and the Schrade Cutlery Company, founded in 1904. In 2004, the company stopped making knives and closed its factory.

When did Schrade take over the Imperial brand?

Schrade eventually bought Imperial out & merged to create the Imperial Schrade umbrella. Imperial was used as a brand name until 1988, when it was discontinued and replaced by the Schrade name.

When did Imperial Schrade buy Walden Cutlery Company?

In the 1920s, Schrade bought the defunct Walden Cutlery Company in order to obtain their stocks of handle material for his knives. In 1928, the Challenge Cutlery Co. closed after the death of its owner, Charles F. Wiebusch.

When did they stop using the name Imperial?

Imperial was used as a brand name until 1988, when it was discontinued and replaced by the Schrade name. AAPK members will often have some great old examples of this knife brand for sale.