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Some of these include: The Slim Lock, Tiny Trapper, Baby Doc, Copper Lock, Russ Lock, Baby Butterbean, Cheetah, Cheetah Cub, Hobo, Sod Buster, Mako, Mini-Blackhorn and XX-Changer.The Hobo When the Hobo (54HB) is closed, it resembles a regular Trapper.The company's namesake, William Russell Case, first made knives with his brothers under the name, Case Brothers Cutlery Company. The company’s roots extend back to 1889, when the Case brothers – William Russell (W.
In 1970, Case added dots beneath the "USA" on the tangs of all knives. So, nine dots appeared in 1971, eight in 1972, and so on.This pattern features a liner lock and a gimped lever for convenient one-hand opening.The Russ Lock was inspired by the Jack Knife (028), a pattern that has been retired for over 40 years.It was designed by the late Case master knifemaker Tommy Hart, who named it after William Russell (Russ) Case.The pattern number (1953) represents the year Russ Case died.