Vintage scout knives are highly sought after by collectors and are fun to collect. Perhaps they remind us of our fist pocket knife or our time as a Scout. They became popular in the 1920’s when the New York Knife Co and Remington began to sell officially licensed Boy Scouts of America knives. In the 1930’s, the “Whitt-L-Kraft” scout knife was made by Cattaraugus Culery Co. Most boy scout knives featured the boy scout logo and the “Be Prepared” motto. These practical knives typically offered a spear point blade, a can opener, cap lifter and leather awl or punch blade. More seldom seen versions of these knives featured an easy opener slot, a sheepsfoot blade and pen blade. These companies, especially Ulster Dwight Divine, made a slightly smaller version of these knives for the Girl Scouts. Check out this website, a great reference for vintage scout knives.
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