Hold the knife with the tip facing the sky and locate the stamp. If you have a classic old-school model that only says BUCK, it was made between 1961 and 1967. If it says BUCK USA, it was made between 1967 and 1972.
How old is the buck knife company?
1902 Buck Knives is an American knife manufacturer founded in Mountain Home, Idaho and now located in Post Falls, Idaho. The company has a long history through five generations of the Buck family from 1902 to the present day .Buck Knives.TypeCorporationFoundedSan Diego, California 1902HeadquartersPost Falls, Idaho7 more rows
Are Buck Knives made in China any good?
Update in 2019: Today, Buck makes 85% of their knives in Idaho, USA, and 15% overseas, up 5% from prior year. Remember that any Buck Knife carries with it Bucks famous Forever Warranty, and we find that Buck Knives made in China still have superb quality and durability.