The Imperial Knife Company, was born in the early 1900's in Rhode Island. Producing a popular American brand folding knife, much like the Boy Scouts knife.
After years of company merges, the industry teamed up with the Imperial Schrade Corp.
Throughout the 1990s, the new company, expanded to a multi-tool market, producing great Vintage Imperial Tools. The practical multi-tools made then, for all purpose use, were the vintage spring- loaded needlenose pliers. These various functional tools, carried the all in one Wire cutter, Fine edge knife, Scissors, Crosspoint screwdriver, Can opener and Bottle opener just to name a few. The stainless steel handle and component locking system made it an ideal tool.
Today the company has dissolved, leaving behind a legacy of Vintage Imperial tools.