J.B.F. Champlin & Sons – Where it all began…

posted in: Pocket Knives | 676

 

“Where it all began” is the title of this post for two reasons.  For one, John Brown Francis (JBF) Champlin would give the Case family the experience to pursue their own paths in the knife industry.  After contracting knives to be made with his own brand from 1882-86, he began the Cattaraugus Cutlery Co. and brought on bother-in-laws W.R, Jean and John Case.  The Case brothers, who would leave Cattaraugus soon after, would go on to manufacture some of the greatest and eventually the most collectible pocket knives ever made.  This JBF Champlin knife represents the trunk of the cutlery family tree that would sprout W.R. Case & Sons, Case Bros, Standard Knife Co, etc.

 

This knife is “where it all began” for me as well as this was the knife that sparked my interest in collecting old pocket knives.  My interest in pocket knives began when my great grandfather, grandfather and father gave me a few of their old knives.  I was able to appreciate the craftsmanship, the interesting patterns and beautiful handle materials of the older ones.  When my grandfather’s friend gave me some of his old reference books, I began researching the different brands and the ins and outs of knife collecting.

 

When my parents started taking me to antique shows and shops, most teenagers would have not have been very happy.  However, this gave me a chance to search for treasure.  I saw this knife at one such antique mall and knew it was very old but left without purchasing it.  After going home to look up the knife and realizing its importance, I was disappointed I didn’t buy it.  However, my father had the knife mailed to our house and gave it as a surprise on my birthday (at least 25 birthdays ago).  Thanks, Dad!

 

This knife was made during the period 1882-1886.  All metals appear steel (liners, bolsters, end cap).  The handles are cocobolo or rosewood and have some pretty, warmer tones in spots.  The blade has loss from sharpening but is solid and the snap is very strong.  The stamp is clear and the “& Son” refers to Tint, who was just a teenager when he went to work full time for his father.  Tint would go on to run the Cattaraugus Cutlery Co until 1928.

JBF Champlin building – downtown Little Valley, NY (image via Cattaraugus County, NY website)

Did you have a knife that ignited your fire for knife collecting?

Don’t miss future blog posts & newsletter – subscribe

676 Responses

  1. Spotloan

    [url=http://paydayloansapn.com/]cash now[/url] [url=http://loansray.com/]consolidation loans for bad credit[/url]

  2. Payday Loan

    [url=https://loansray.com/]loans with no credit checks[/url] [url=https://advapaydayloans.com/]loans company[/url]

  3. tiktok takipçi hilesi

    Tiktok takipçi hilesi güvenilirdir. Sizden şifre talep edilmez ve hesaplarınız başka hesapları takip etmez. Tiktok takipçi hilesini hemen güvenilir olarak kullanmaya başlamak için, tiktok takipçi hilesi sayfamızı doldurun.

  4. TİKTOK TAKİPÇİ HİLESİ

    Tiktok takipçi hilesi aktif bir hizmettir. 2021 yılında güncel olarak kullanılmaktadır. Tiktok takipçi hilesi 2021 araması ile websitemizden tiktok takipçi hilesi yapabilirsiniz.

  5. Cash Loan

    [url=http://cctloans.com/]cash lenders online[/url] [url=http://cashsalt.com/]faxless payday loans[/url]

  6. Online Loan

    [url=https://cashadvancey.com/]online loans instant approval[/url] [url=https://hexlending.com/]net pay advance[/url]

  7. Nickbrits

    [url=http://nfviagra.com/]viagra 50mg price[/url] [url=http://sildenafilweb.com/]sildenafil in usa[/url]

  8. Pay Day Loans

    [url=https://jfkcash.com/]payday loans direct lender[/url] [url=https://titaniclending.com/]payday loans no faxing[/url]

  9. Bad Credit

    [url=https://qckmoney.com/]personal loan status[/url] [url=https://cashadvanceyt.com/]personal loan interest rates[/url]

  10. Payday Loan

    [url=https://quickloans5000.com/]credit check loans[/url] [url=https://badcreditloansbest.com/]payday loan store locations[/url]

  11. Speedycash

    [url=http://cashadvanceb.com/]personal loans options[/url] [url=http://badcreditloansbest.com/]online payday loans instant approval[/url]

  12. Pay Day Loan

    [url=https://qckmoney.com/]payday loans sacramento[/url] [url=https://personalloansport.com/]loans for mobile homes[/url]

  13. Nickbrits

    [url=http://sildenafildir.com/]sildenafil tablet usa[/url] [url=http://viagraxcap.com/]buy viagra[/url] [url=http://viagraimed.com/]online viagra in usa[/url]

  14. Loan

    [url=http://cashadvancetos.com/]get cash now[/url] [url=http://cashadvancesinstant.com/]loans lenders only[/url]

  15. Payday

    [url=http://sunpaydayloans.com/]consolidation loans for bad credit[/url] [url=http://emelending.com/]online payday loans for bad credit[/url]

  16. Jimbrits

    [url=https://wheretobuyivermectin.com/]ivermectin 1 topical cream[/url] [url=https://sildenafilcaps.com/]can i buy sildenafil online uk[/url]

  17. Cash Loan

    [url=https://laralending.com/]personal loan rates[/url] [url=https://badcreditloanspd.com/]installment loans[/url]

  18. Pay Day Loans

    [url=https://cashadvanceref.com/]instant payday loans bad credit[/url] [url=https://moneyadva.com/]home equity loan[/url]

  19. Jackbrits

    [url=https://msnsildenafil.com/]order viagra online no prescription[/url] [url=https://tadalafildose.com/]buy tadalafil mexico online[/url] [url=https://tadalafilpower.com/]where to get tadalafil without a prescription[/url] [url=https://arviagra.com/]order viagra without prescription[/url] [url=https://wheretobuyivermectin.com/]ivermectin 1 cream[/url]

  20. Sambrits

    [url=http://sildenafilcitrateonline.com/]sildenafil tablets 50mg price[/url] [url=http://viagradd.com/]where can i buy sildenafil online[/url] [url=http://fdviagra.com/]100mg sildenafil 30 tablets price[/url]

  21. 비아그라처방

    Thank you a lot for sharing this with all people you really realize what you are talking approximately! Bookmarked. Kindly additionally visit my web site =). We could have a hyperlink alternate contract among us!

  22. 여성레플리카

    Thank you for the good writeup. It in fact was a amusement account it. Look advanced to more added agreeable from you! However, how can we communicate?

  23. 가방레플리카

    That is a great tip particularly to those fresh to the blogosphere. Brief but very precise information… Thank you for sharing this one. A must read article!

  24. 가방레플리카

    That is a great tip particularly to those fresh to the blogosphere. Brief but very precise information… Thank you for sharing this one. A must read article!

  25. 윈조이머니상

    The next time I read a blog, Hopefully it does not fail me just as much as this particular one. After all, I know it was my choice to read, however I genuinely believed you would probably have something interesting to say. All I hear is a bunch of crying about something that you can fix if you weren’t too busy searching for attention.

  26. 프리미어리그중계

    Thanks so much for giving everyone such a special opportunity to discover important secrets from this web site. It is usually very amazing and as well , stuffed with a great time for me personally and my office acquaintances to search your blog at the very least three times in one week to read the fresh things you have. And lastly, I’m also certainly fascinated with the exceptional strategies you serve. Selected 1 tips on this page are without a doubt the most suitable we have all ever had.

  27. 스포츠중계

    The best posts, I am very happy to read them, Many people have been helped by this excellent post. Thank you for sharing, I hope you are always healthy

  28. 소액결제정책

    Thanks for the suggestions about credit repair on this particular web-site. The things i would offer as advice to people is usually to give up this mentality that they buy at this point and fork out later. Being a society most of us tend to make this happen for many factors. This includes trips, furniture, in addition to items we’d like. However, it is advisable to separate one’s wants from the needs. As long as you’re working to raise your credit ranking score actually you need some trade-offs. For example you may shop online to economize or you can check out second hand outlets instead of high priced department stores intended for clothing.

  29. 여성작업용

    The next time I read a blog, I hope that it does not fail me as much as this particular one. I mean, I know it was my choice to read through, nonetheless I truly believed you would probably have something interesting to say. All I hear is a bunch of complaining about something you can fix if you were not too busy seeking attention.

  30. 남성레플리카

    That is a good tip particularly to those new to the blogosphere. Brief but very precise info… Thanks for sharing this one. A must read article!

  31. 가방레플리카

    The very next time I read a blog, I hope that it doesn’t fail me just as much as this one. After all, Yes, it was my choice to read through, nonetheless I really believed you would have something interesting to talk about. All I hear is a bunch of moaning about something you can fix if you were not too busy searching for attention.

  32. 넷마블머니상

    The next time I read a blog, Hopefully it does not disappoint me as much as this particular one. I mean, Yes, it was my choice to read through, however I genuinely believed you would probably have something interesting to talk about. All I hear is a bunch of whining about something you could possibly fix if you weren’t too busy looking for attention.

  33. Money Loan

    [url=http://harpercash.com/]personal loans guaranteed[/url] [url=http://personalloaninstant.com/]installment loan bad credit[/url]

  34. 팔팔정구매처

    The next time I read a blog, I hope that it doesn’t fail me just as much as this one. After all, Yes, it was my choice to read, nonetheless I genuinely believed you would have something interesting to talk about. All I hear is a bunch of moaning about something you could possibly fix if you weren’t too busy looking for attention.

  35. 창원출장마사지

    The next time I read a blog, I hope that it won’t fail me just as much as this particular one. I mean, Yes, it was my choice to read, but I truly thought you would have something useful to say. All I hear is a bunch of crying about something that you could fix if you weren’t too busy seeking attention.

  36. 피망머니상

    The next time I read a blog, Hopefully it doesn’t disappoint me as much as this one. After all, I know it was my choice to read, however I genuinely thought you’d have something useful to say. All I hear is a bunch of whining about something you could possibly fix if you were not too busy seeking attention.

  37. 피망머니상

    Thanks for sharing your thoughts. I truly appreciate your efforts and I will be waiting for your further write ups thank you once again.

  38. 비아그라처방전

    That is a really good tip especially to those new to the blogosphere. Simple but very precise info… Appreciate your sharing this one. A must read post!

  39. 소액결제정책

    the posts I realized it’s new to me. Anyways, I’m definitely happy I found it and I’ll be book-marking it and checking back frequently!

  40. 울산출장안마

    The next time I read a blog, Hopefully it won’t fail me as much as this particular one. I mean, I know it was my choice to read through, however I really thought you would have something interesting to say. All I hear is a bunch of crying about something you could possibly fix if you weren’t too busy looking for attention.

  41. 창원출장마사지

    The next time I read a blog, I hope that it won’t fail me just as much as this particular one. I mean, Yes, it was my choice to read, but I truly thought you would have something useful to say. All I hear is a bunch of crying about something that you could fix if you weren’t too busy seeking attention.

  42. 여성작업용

    The next time I read a blog, I hope that it does not fail me as much as this particular one. I mean, I know it was my choice to read through, nonetheless I truly believed you would probably have something interesting to say. All I hear is a bunch of complaining about something you can fix if you were not too busy seeking attention.

  43. 여성작업용

    The next time I read a blog, I hope that it does not fail me as much as this particular one. I mean, I know it was my choice to read through, nonetheless I truly believed you would probably have something interesting to say. All I hear is a bunch of complaining about something you can fix if you were not too busy seeking attention.

  44. 해외축구중계

    The joined point and such patients as apparent anemia and the treatment crit of nursing due to the fact that iatrogenic migraine on the other. lasix 40mg Rmsnie vnrpgw

  45. 울산출장안마

    The next time I read a blog, Hopefully it won’t fail me as much as this particular one. I mean, I know it was my choice to read through, however I really thought you would have something interesting to say. All I hear is a bunch of crying about something you could possibly fix if you weren’t too busy looking for attention.

  46. Jimbrits

    [url=https://sildenafilcaps.com/]where to get sildenafil[/url] [url=https://modafinilprovg.com/]where to get provigil online[/url] [url=https://sildenafilreg.com/]best viagra tablets in india online[/url]

  47. 시알리스구매처

    The next time I read a blog, I hope that it doesn’t fail me as much as this particular one. After all, Yes, it was my choice to read through, nonetheless I actually believed you’d have something useful to say. All I hear is a bunch of crying about something that you could possibly fix if you were not too busy seeking attention.

  48. 울산출장안마

    The next time I read a blog, Hopefully it won’t fail me as much as this particular one. I mean, I know it was my choice to read through, however I really thought you would have something interesting to say. All I hear is a bunch of crying about something you could possibly fix if you weren’t too busy looking for attention.

  49. 윈조이머니상

    The next time I read a blog, Hopefully it does not fail me just as much as this particular one. After all, I know it was my choice to read, however I genuinely believed you would probably have something interesting to say. All I hear is a bunch of crying about something that you can fix if you weren’t too busy searching for attention.

  50. 시알리스구매처

    The next time I read a blog, I hope that it doesn’t fail me as much as this particular one. After all, Yes, it was my choice to read through, nonetheless I actually believed you’d have something useful to say. All I hear is a bunch of crying about something that you could possibly fix if you were not too busy seeking attention.

  51. 부산출장마사지

    The next time I read a blog, Hopefully it doesn’t fail me as much as this one. I mean, I know it was my choice to read, nonetheless I truly thought you would have something helpful to say. All I hear is a bunch of complaining about something you could possibly fix if you were not too busy seeking attention.

  52. 엔포커머니상

    The next time I read a blog, Hopefully it does not fail me just as much as this one. After all, Yes, it was my choice to read, nonetheless I genuinely believed you would probably have something interesting to say. All I hear is a bunch of complaining about something you could possibly fix if you were not too busy searching for attention.

  53. 울산출장안마

    The next time I read a blog, Hopefully it won’t fail me as much as this particular one. I mean, I know it was my choice to read through, however I really thought you would have something interesting to say. All I hear is a bunch of crying about something you could possibly fix if you weren’t too busy looking for attention.

  54. 소액결제현금화

    The very next time I read a blog, I hope that it does not disappoint me as much as this one. After all, I know it was my choice to read through, nonetheless I really thought you would have something helpful to talk about. All I hear is a bunch of moaning about something you can fix if you weren’t too busy seeking attention.

  55. 파워볼사이트

    There are many fascinating time limits on this page however I don’t determine if I see these people center to heart. There is certainly some validity however I most certainly will take hold opinion until I explore it further. Good article , thanks therefore we want extra! Put into FeedBurner as properly

  56. 정보이용료현금화

    The very next time I read a blog, Hopefully it doesn’t fail me just as much as this one. After all, Yes, it was my choice to read, however I genuinely thought you would have something useful to say. All I hear is a bunch of whining about something that you can fix if you weren’t too busy searching for attention.

  57. 파워볼사이트

    There are many fascinating time limits on this page however I don’t determine if I see these people center to heart. There is certainly some validity however I most certainly will take hold opinion until I explore it further. Good article , thanks therefore we want extra! Put into FeedBurner as properly

  58. 여성레플리카

    The very next time I read a blog, I hope that it does not fail me as much as this particular one. After all, Yes, it was my choice to read, however I genuinely believed you would probably have something helpful to say. All I hear is a bunch of crying about something that you can fix if you were not too busy looking for attention.

  59. 울산출장마사지

    The next time I read a blog, I hope that it does not disappoint me just as much as this one. After all, Yes, it was my choice to read, nonetheless I really believed you’d have something helpful to talk about. All I hear is a bunch of crying about something that you can fix if you weren’t too busy seeking attention.

  60. 피망머니상

    The next time I read a blog, Hopefully it doesn’t disappoint me as much as this one. After all, I know it was my choice to read, however I genuinely thought you’d have something useful to say. All I hear is a bunch of whining about something you could possibly fix if you were not too busy seeking attention.

  61. 울산출장마사지

    The next time I read a blog, I hope that it does not disappoint me just as much as this one. After all, Yes, it was my choice to read, nonetheless I really believed you’d have something helpful to talk about. All I hear is a bunch of crying about something that you can fix if you weren’t too busy seeking attention.

  62. 여성레플리카

    The very next time I read a blog, I hope that it does not fail me as much as this particular one. After all, Yes, it was my choice to read, however I genuinely believed you would probably have something helpful to say. All I hear is a bunch of crying about something that you can fix if you were not too busy looking for attention.

  63. 팔팔정구매처

    The next time I read a blog, I hope that it doesn’t fail me just as much as this one. After all, Yes, it was my choice to read, nonetheless I genuinely believed you would have something interesting to talk about. All I hear is a bunch of moaning about something you could possibly fix if you weren’t too busy looking for attention.

  64. 시알리스구매처

    The next time I read a blog, I hope that it doesn’t fail me as much as this particular one. After all, Yes, it was my choice to read through, nonetheless I actually believed you’d have something useful to say. All I hear is a bunch of crying about something that you could possibly fix if you were not too busy seeking attention.

  65. 여성레플리카

    The very next time I read a blog, I hope that it does not fail me as much as this particular one. After all, Yes, it was my choice to read, however I genuinely believed you would probably have something helpful to say. All I hear is a bunch of crying about something that you can fix if you were not too busy looking for attention.

  66. 여성레플리카

    The very next time I read a blog, I hope that it does not fail me as much as this particular one. After all, Yes, it was my choice to read, however I genuinely believed you would probably have something helpful to say. All I hear is a bunch of crying about something that you can fix if you were not too busy looking for attention.

  67. 한게임머니상

    The next time I read a blog, Hopefully it doesn’t disappoint me as much as this particular one. I mean, I know it was my choice to read through, nonetheless I truly believed you would probably have something useful to say. All I hear is a bunch of crying about something that you can fix if you were not too busy seeking attention.

  68. 가방레플리카

    The very next time I read a blog, I hope that it doesn’t fail me just as much as this one. After all, Yes, it was my choice to read through, nonetheless I really believed you would have something interesting to talk about. All I hear is a bunch of moaning about something you can fix if you were not too busy searching for attention.

  69. 파워볼사이트

    There are many fascinating time limits on this page however I don’t determine if I see these people center to heart. There is certainly some validity however I most certainly will take hold opinion until I explore it further. Good article , thanks therefore we want extra! Put into FeedBurner as properly

  70. Dealzcloud

    Woah! I’m really digging the template/theme of this website.
    It’s simple, yet effective. A lot of times it’s hard to get that “perfect balance” between user friendliness and visual appeal.
    I must say that you’ve done a awesome job with this. Also, the blog
    loads very fast for me on Opera. Outstanding Blog!

  71. 남성레플리카

    The very next time I read a blog, I hope that it doesn’t disappoint me as much as this one. I mean, Yes, it was my choice to read through, however I really thought you would have something helpful to say. All I hear is a bunch of whining about something you could possibly fix if you weren’t too busy seeking attention.

  72. 윈조이머니상

    The next time I read a blog, Hopefully it does not fail me just as much as this particular one. After all, I know it was my choice to read, however I genuinely believed you would probably have something interesting to say. All I hear is a bunch of crying about something that you can fix if you weren’t too busy searching for attention.

  73. 소액결제현금화

    The very next time I read a blog, I hope that it does not disappoint me as much as this one. After all, I know it was my choice to read through, nonetheless I really thought you would have something helpful to talk about. All I hear is a bunch of moaning about something you can fix if you weren’t too busy seeking attention.

  74. 여성레플리카

    The very next time I read a blog, I hope that it does not fail me as much as this particular one. After all, Yes, it was my choice to read, however I genuinely believed you would probably have something helpful to say. All I hear is a bunch of crying about something that you can fix if you were not too busy looking for attention.

  75. 소액결제정책

    the posts I realized it’s new to me. Anyways, I’m definitely happy I found it and I’ll be book-marking it and checking back frequently!

  76. 팔팔정구매처

    The next time I read a blog, I hope that it doesn’t fail me just as much as this one. After all, Yes, it was my choice to read, nonetheless I genuinely believed you would have something interesting to talk about. All I hear is a bunch of moaning about something you could possibly fix if you weren’t too busy looking for attention.

  77. 문화상품권현금화

    The very next time I read a blog, Hopefully it won’t disappoint me as much as this particular one. I mean, I know it was my choice to read, but I actually thought you would have something interesting to say. All I hear is a bunch of moaning about something you could fix if you were not too busy seeking attention.

  78. 스포츠중계

    These are all concerns that you need to keep in mind when selecting a malpractice lawyer. Law firms are increasingly looking to off shoring and other solutions to reduce costs.

  79. 해외축구중계사이트

    There are certainly loads of details that way take into consideration. This is a excellent denote retrieve. I provide the thoughts above as general inspiration but clearly you will discover questions including the one you retrieve the place that the most crucial factor is going to be in honest great faith. I don?t know if guidelines have emerged around things like that, but Almost certainly your job is clearly recognized as a reasonable game. Both kids glance at the impact of simply a moment’s pleasure, for the remainder of their lives.

  80. 핸드폰소액결제현금화

    The very next time I read a blog, Hopefully it does not disappoint me as much as this one. After all, Yes, it was my choice to read through, nonetheless I actually thought you’d have something useful to say. All I hear is a bunch of complaining about something that you could fix if you weren’t too busy searching for attention.

  81. 울산출장마사지

    The next time I read a blog, I hope that it does not disappoint me just as much as this one. After all, Yes, it was my choice to read, nonetheless I really believed you’d have something helpful to talk about. All I hear is a bunch of crying about something that you can fix if you weren’t too busy seeking attention.

  82. 파워볼사이트

    There are many fascinating time limits on this page however I don’t determine if I see these people center to heart. There is certainly some validity however I most certainly will take hold opinion until I explore it further. Good article , thanks therefore we want extra! Put into FeedBurner as properly

  83. 파워볼사이트

    There are many fascinating time limits on this page however I don’t determine if I see these people center to heart. There is certainly some validity however I most certainly will take hold opinion until I explore it further. Good article , thanks therefore we want extra! Put into FeedBurner as properly

  84. 여성레플리카

    The very next time I read a blog, I hope that it does not fail me as much as this particular one. After all, Yes, it was my choice to read, however I genuinely believed you would probably have something helpful to say. All I hear is a bunch of crying about something that you can fix if you were not too busy looking for attention.

  85. 명품레플리카

    The very next time I read a blog, I hope that it won’t fail me as much as this particular one. I mean, I know it was my choice to read, nonetheless I really thought you would probably have something interesting to say. All I hear is a bunch of complaining about something that you can fix if you were not too busy seeking attention.

  86. 정보이용료현금화

    The very next time I read a blog, Hopefully it doesn’t fail me just as much as this one. After all, Yes, it was my choice to read, however I genuinely thought you would have something useful to say. All I hear is a bunch of whining about something that you can fix if you weren’t too busy searching for attention.

  87. 여성레플리카

    The very next time I read a blog, I hope that it does not fail me as much as this particular one. After all, Yes, it was my choice to read, however I genuinely believed you would probably have something helpful to say. All I hear is a bunch of crying about something that you can fix if you were not too busy looking for attention.

  88. 여성레플리카

    The very next time I read a blog, I hope that it does not fail me as much as this particular one. After all, Yes, it was my choice to read, however I genuinely believed you would probably have something helpful to say. All I hear is a bunch of crying about something that you can fix if you were not too busy looking for attention.

  89. 해외축구중계사이트

    There are certainly loads of details that way take into consideration. This is a excellent denote retrieve. I provide the thoughts above as general inspiration but clearly you will discover questions including the one you retrieve the place that the most crucial factor is going to be in honest great faith. I don?t know if guidelines have emerged around things like that, but Almost certainly your job is clearly recognized as a reasonable game. Both kids glance at the impact of simply a moment’s pleasure, for the remainder of their lives.

  90. 해외축구중계사이트

    There are certainly loads of details that way take into consideration. This is a excellent denote retrieve. I provide the thoughts above as general inspiration but clearly you will discover questions including the one you retrieve the place that the most crucial factor is going to be in honest great faith. I don?t know if guidelines have emerged around things like that, but Almost certainly your job is clearly recognized as a reasonable game. Both kids glance at the impact of simply a moment’s pleasure, for the remainder of their lives.