The circa on this knife is either in the 1940's or 50's. The tang is marked Geo. Schrade Knife Co. Pat. 1-27-42 Pat Pending B'Port CT. But the blade has a faint stamp left over that is marked Boker Tree Brand. Boker owned the George Schrade Knife Co. from 1956-1958. The blade is tight and the spring is strong. There is a crack on each side of the handle at the bottom pin. No pouch or box.