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Hello and thanks for stopping by. We are hoping that our growing web site will eventually become your your favorite stomping ground for information relating to the history of J.B.F. Champlin and the part he played in the American Cutlery Trade.

The whole site is still under construction, but go ahead, kick the tires and have a look around while we continue to work on the posts and articles.

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Michael Losicco & Derek Smith

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Cool Knife Stuff

Posted by on Jan 10, 2014 in slider posts | 0 comments

Welcome to the page where we discus all the interesting knife related stuff we find!           Here is a very interesting Cattaraugus knife that Mike picked up recently with a saw blade....

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Vintage Photos & Paper

Posted by on Dec 30, 2013 in slider posts | 4 comments

Here are a few vintage photographs and scans of ephemera for your consideration.  (“Ephemera” is a plural term for old items that were not originally intended to last long, such as company invoices,...

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Historic Trade Cards

Posted by on Dec 29, 2013 in slider posts | 2 comments

In the course of doing his work as a traveling salesman, J.B.F. Champlin left...

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Vintage J.B.F. Cutlery

Posted by on Dec 28, 2013 in slider posts | 2 comments

Very few cutlery items marked J.B.F. Champlin have survived, here are a few...

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