See attached In order from bottom to top are: Collins 128 Guatemala Collins 128 USA circa 1940’s Collins 128 with concealed tang circa 1920-1930 Collins MKII lightweight guatemala circa 1965 one of the last originals Collins USN MKII 1945 stamp Collins MKII could be WWII but it is a Colombian blade, has period sheath. GTK […]
The attached drawing shows a large Dha compared to a reshaped Collins 128 Guatemala circa 1960-1965. I decided to recut the collins spine and angle the blade into a more forward sweep. The machete is designed to cut and slice brush and saplings not as a weapon and is used mainly as an agricultural implement although […]
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There is a wealth of information on the internet about old tools this is the start of a section about the Collins Tool Company or Collins and Co. This is a copy of the corporate memorandums (or letters) from 1826-1867 in a pdf format: samcollins