Merry Christmas

  I have much to be thankful for.  Thanks to the 137 Case collectors who are my named authorities, and who regularly provide me with knife pictures.  Thanks to my 5,100 Case Collectors who follow me on Facebook.  Thanks to the people who support my 40+ years of work by becoming members of KnifeDB.Com.  Thanks […]

The Best CASE Pocket Knife Prices

All collectors are familiar with “Book Prices”.   People selling knives online will often say something like: “This knife books for $325.”  And if you watch, the knife will frequently sell for less than this.  Sometimes much less.  Here’s a true example:  I saw a book list a knife for $400.  In the same month, I […]

1999 Regular Member Case Collectors Club–2 variations.

Do you put away knives made for the CASE Collector’s Club? Here’s one I’ll bet you haven’t seen. It’s the 1999 regular member knife. BUT, the first one has a tang date of 1999, and the second has a year 2000 stamp.  Aren’t you glad you are a member of

Oklahoma 2000 National Champions Trapper Variations

In January 2001, Oklahoma won the year 2000 National Championship in football. And a fascinating story for Case knife collectors is created in a beautiful commemorative. First, a tang date 2000 knife can be found, even though the game wasn’t played until 2001. (First picture). AND, it can be found with a 2001 tang stamp […]

Limited Edition IV – A 10 knife set with 21 knives

The Limited Edition series is very popular with Case Collectors. (You can see details on the first 25 sets here at Here are some interesting facts about the Limited Editions. Limited Edition 1 (1995-96) did not have a mint set made with it. Ten knives were sold in set I with 2500 total sets […]

General Custer Error Knife

Here’s one Case Collector’s will want. It’s a 1999 6254 SS trapper error made for General George Armstrong Custer. Take a minute and look at the closeup of the spey. At the top it says “DIED: July 25, 1876”. The only problem is the Battle of the Little Bighorn was June 25, 1876. The date […]

Knives with Contradictory Dates

On in the knife search page you can open “Other Features”. In this group is a box marked “Contradictory Dates”. If you click this box and search you will see 498 contradictory date knives. If you wonder what they are, then here is a great example. The blade work says “Decision 2000”, and shows […]