"Craig-Overall, pretty much right on the.money. It is a travel Challah knife-( Judaic bread knife). These were popular in the 1920's -early 1930's.That is a pretty standard size for those knives.These were also made in Bohemia (Czech…"
"A large single blade with pearl slabs, each pinned twice. Four hours worth of cleaning to get it to look this way and I guess it was made...Well, I'm not sure. There is only one tang stamp, 'SOLINGEN'. Nothing else. So, was it made…"
Do you currently subscribe to any knife publication (offline)
How long have you collected knives?
56 to 60 years
Favorite Kind of Knives
Hawks, obsidian, folders, hunters, kukris, fighters, sub-hilts, I know if I like it when I see it. Life member NKCA and Knife Word Ambassador (Life). Member of GCKC (Gold Coast Knife Collectors) (South FL). Organized two local (Miami) Knife Shoes 1997 and 98. My little daughter has a collection..Rubber knives; made in occupied Japan, Auburn Rubber and a few others.
Teacher, father of a 3 year old girl, husband, world traveler, linguist, agent at auction, farmer at one time, served my country. Patriot.
Fishing, hiking, driving my Ram. Yard sales, trash piles, flea markets, buying books for my library, going to the Post Office, going to the air port, collecting knives, pens, tools, bow ties, long ties, bolas, writing. Bringing my daughter to all of the above.
Working in the yard, growing orchids, making things grow. Taking care of our dog and cats. Research on things I like. Talking to people, politics, activism.