By popular demand, however, the dot dating system was used on all Case knives from mid-1993 through 1999.
And now, to celebrate the turn of the century, Case introduced a new tang stamp and dating system using a combination of X's and dots to date the production of each Case knife.
This interesting dating system has helped to make the Case brand one of the world’s favorite collectible brands.
The Case Collectors Club, with 19,000 active members, is the largest known knife collecting association in the world.
Case’s commitment to quality is evident in the over 160 steps that it takes to create each knife.