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Chris Reeve Knives History Timeline To Date & Blade Steel Timeline

Discussion in 'Chris Reeve Knives' started by nyefmaker, Apr 21, 2009.

  1. Lone_Wolfe

    Lone_Wolfe Dazed and Confused Platinum Member

    May 3, 2011
  2. tuica

    tuica Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 30, 2013
    Thank you, ma'am. Thought that. Hope its not too chilly back in the DCMA.
  3. Lone_Wolfe

    Lone_Wolfe Dazed and Confused Platinum Member

    May 3, 2011
    I'm not in the Defense Contract Management Agency. ;) :p
  4. tuica

    tuica Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 30, 2013
    That's pretty good.
    Last edited: Mar 5, 2016
  5. Lone_Wolfe

    Lone_Wolfe Dazed and Confused Platinum Member

    May 3, 2011
    I'm not there, either. Thankfully!
  6. tuica

    tuica Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 30, 2013
    Great. Take care. And thanks again for all of your knowledge for this Reeve Newbe.
  7. Jackal87


    Feb 2, 2016
    Hello guys, THANK YOU so much for your information, especially those who have created this thread... The CRK is a passion that unites us.. Nyefmaker, can I ask you a question? In your timeline I have not seen information on Freyja (I think it's written correctly, or Freijia), in my opinion one of the most beautiful OPK.... You have some information? Year of production, etc.. Thank you very much
  8. colubrid

    colubrid Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 26, 2005
    I have a BG42 large regular that has the old style clip. Anyone know when they changed to this old style on the Large regular BG42 to the new style pocket clip?
  9. creosun


    Mar 12, 2015
    my first L/ Reg. Graphic
    steel and graphic type unknown, could somebody help to identify?
  10. Corytr


    Sep 10, 2013
    ^^^ email sent.
  11. RyanRaben


    Oct 10, 2014
    Creoson if you take the knife apart and take a few pictures of the blade around the pivot and the inside of the scales it will help you date the knife. There should be a date code inside the scales... you could even see those without taking it apart. Post up the photos and I am sure we could narrow it down for you.
  12. creosun


    Mar 12, 2015
    one side C04 other side B05
  13. Corytr


    Sep 10, 2013
    It is S30V
  14. Santana San

    Santana San

    Feb 13, 2016
    I believe it was sometime in the early 2000's. I beleive the option was available still in the early 2000's as I had some with the older clip in 01-02. Still do.
    Possibly it wasnt offered unless you requested it in these times?
    Hopefully someone knows for sure and gives a definite answer.
  15. Falco57


    Jan 27, 2012
    Just a little help for us Mnandi Collectors, following the variety of damascus, blade Steel and Inlay
    If something is missing let me know and I will update here the list. Thank you.

    B&W Snakeskin Damascus
    Raindrop Damascus
    Ladder Damascus
    Bubblewrap Damascus
    B&W Zebra Damascus
    Colored Zebra Damascus
    Spirograph Damascus
    Vine and Roses Damascus
    Sharktooth Damascus
    River of Fire Damascus
    Reptilian Damascus
    Basketwave Damascus


    Mammoth Ivory Gold & Diamond
    Wood Gold & Diamond
    Camel Thorn
    Black Palm
    Lignum Vitae
    African Blackwood
    Box Elder
    Desert Ironwood
    Mammoth Ivory
    Mammoth Bark
    Black Died Amboyna
    Honduran Rosewood
    Gabon Ebony
    Madagascar Rosewood
    Jigged Madagascar Rosewood
    Macassar Ebony
    Giraffe Bone
    Pink Ivory Wood
    Black Ash Burl
    Buffalo Horn
    Spalted beech
    Bog Oak
    Indian Rosewood
    Pale Moon Ebony
    Last edited: Jun 12, 2017
  16. nyefmaker

    nyefmaker Gold Member Gold Member

    Sep 29, 2008
    Thanks for the info Falco57...!!!
  17. StoneX


    Apr 28, 2006
    Does any one know more about the Original Sebenza? How can you differentiate it from P series when P Sebenza without P marking from 1994 to 1995?
    What is the meaning of having this series? Or is it an official series for CRK? Thanks for sharing!
  18. Lone_Wolfe

    Lone_Wolfe Dazed and Confused Platinum Member

    May 3, 2011
    The P was to indicate that Sebenzas were now Production, instead of Handmade. The first few hundred had numbers. P1, P2, etc. After that, they just had the P for a while without the number. Shortly after that, CRK dropped the P altogether, but the design of the knife didn't change until 1996 when the design we call the Regular was released. All Originals were made with ATS-34 steel.
  19. Lone_Wolfe

    Lone_Wolfe Dazed and Confused Platinum Member

    May 3, 2011
    I think Falco is still mad at me for discovering those last 2 inlays. :eek:
  20. SpeedSelf4


    Dec 18, 2014
    Great post

    Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk

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