Dating puma knives

dating puma knives

How do I identify my Puma knives?

The number will be from two to five digits long and might be followed by the letters RC. Look for the number on the finger guard – the protective divider between the blade and the handle – on Puma fixed-blade knives. On a folding knife, look on the pushing spring, used to open and close the blade.

When did Puma change the serial number of the knives?

In the fourth quarter of 1964, PUMA implemented a new control system. This control system helped establish quality control measures in production activities. For older knives the code itself is a 5 digit number. Beginning in 2002, the code was changed to 3 digits. Then again, in 2007, it was further reduced to 2 digits.

Are Puma knives worth the money?

- the standard expensive made in Germany Puma knives which should be rather ok. Many of their modern designs are rather ugly in my opinion, but they also offer lovely classic knives. I only played with them in a shop, but they felt good. Thats worth something!

What does RC mean on a puma knife?

Your Puma knife was made in 2007. RC = Rockwell C, it means that the knife was tested on its hardness.

How do I find out what year my Puma knife is?

Locate the date code on your Puma knife. The number will be from two to five digits long and might be followed by the letters RC. Look for the number on the finger guard – the protective divider between the blade and the handle – on Puma fixed-blade knives.

Is there a 3-digit number etched on my Puma knife?

It is on the finger guard on Puma fixed blade knives. On Puma folding knives it is on the pushing spring. Enter this 5-digit number in the box below. Is there a 3-digit number etched on your Puma knife (e.g. 105 RC)? Enter this 3-digit number in the box below.

Is Puma a good knife brand?

Before Puma sold in the early 90s they made some of the best production knives in the world.

What does RC mean on a puma knife?

Your Puma knife was made in 2007. RC = Rockwell C, it means that the knife was tested on its hardness.

How do I identify my Puma knives?

The number will be from two to five digits long and might be followed by the letters RC. Look for the number on the finger guard – the protective divider between the blade and the handle – on Puma fixed-blade knives. On a folding knife, look on the pushing spring, used to open and close the blade.

When did Puma change the code on their knives?

In the fourth quarter of 1964, PUMA implemented a new control system. This control system helped establish quality control measures in production activities. For older knives the code itself is a 5 digit number. Beginning in 2002, the code was changed to 3 digits.

What is the Puma® proofmark?

The Famous PUMA® Proofmark - Lots of companies talk about the quality of their steel. PUMA® proves it. We proof every single PUMA® knife blade made in Germany for hardness. If you examine the right hand side of your knife, you will see a small indented dot on the blade. (show photo of knife with dot circled).

What are Puma SGB knives made of?

Nearly most of our PUMA SGB knives use Brass Bolsters and pins and are offered with high grade leather or leather trimmed/nylon ballistic cloth sheaths. See here the wide range of blade designs and high quality knives of hunting, tactical, everyday carry and outdoor/survival knives.

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