What does the SS mean on a Case knife?
SS = The blades and springs will be stainless steel. SH = The knife will have a sheepsfoot blade. see illustration. S = The knife will not have bolsters.
What does XX mean case knives?
double tested The xx means that Case has double tested the blade.
Who Made Case knives?
Our roots extend back to 1889, when four enterprising brothers—William Russell (W.R.), Jean, John, and Andrew Case (a.k.a. “The Case Brothers”)—began selling handcrafted knives from the back of a wagon in upstate New York. John Russell (Russ) Case, the son of W.R., formed W.R. Case & Sons, as it is known today.