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User/Collector
How did you hear about iKnifeCollector?
Yes
Do you currently subscribe to any knife publication (offline)
Yes
How long have you collected knives?
11- 15 years
Favorite Kind of Knives
Old Elephant Toenails/Sunfish knives
Website
http://www.elephanttoenails.com
About Me
I'm a multi-tasking father of 4, husband of one, real estate auctioneer and one who enjoys our hobby & nice knife folks.
Interests
Knife shows; KNIFE AUCTIONS; observing social changes brought on by technology and specifically its impact on our daily lives....and of course, all things Mac.
Other Hobbies
Vintage Mac computers and tennis

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Scott King's Blog

So just how healthy is the vintage knife market right now?

Posted on November 18, 2013 at 10:30 18 Comments

Since I began seriously collecting old knives, I repeatedly heard folks say the buying market for old knives would eventually die out, especially since the younger knife enthusiasts prefer the more modern knives to collect and carry. This speculation always caused concern, not simply because I had a fortune tied up in old knives, but because the older knives are our windows to the past, a glimpse into the life and times of early American cutlery history. And while not everyone is a history…

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Greater Cincinnati NKCA Show Cancelled

Posted on March 29, 2012 at 13:12 4 Comments

Message from Bruce and Debbie Voyles-





Dear Friends;

With much reluctance we must announce the cancellation of the Greater Cincinnati Knife Show announced for April 20, 21, 22, 2012. We are looking at dates to reschedule in 2013.



There are several reasons we have been forced to make this decision, among them a snafu within the hotel reservation system. In 2009 the NKCA held a show at the Drawbridge, and had future dates reserved several years out, as is standard… Continue

It is so good to have friends who got your back!

Posted on May 3, 2011 at 18:00 1 Comment

Wow! That's about how I sum it up. What am I talking about? Well, the last two weeks.

 

Actually it is a blur now as I try to recount what's gone on. The thing that stands out in my mind are the storms. The horrible storms we've had pass through our parts down here in Alabama. I can't say life is returning to normal because so many people have lost their life, or had it totally tragically displaced. If you haven't seen this monster storm-check this…

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Knife Shows & Events of interest to iKC Members

Posted on April 4, 2011 at 20:44 0 Comments

I'll never forget my first Knife Show. I didn't know a soul there, only knew I liked knives and the hobby of collecting them.

 

After living in the iKC Community, I've learned most members have yet to attend one- for whatever reasons, but we who attend shows know if these members went they'd…

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At 16:16 on January 1, 2017, Andy Larrison said…
I was admiring your photos of older documents and boxes, particularly the Case items. I was wondering if you had any pointers on where to search for memorabilia such as this?

Thanks,
Andy
At 17:50 on June 22, 2016, Jason wainwright said…
Scott I just got an elephant toenail winchester by bluegrass cutlery from 1997 I believe do you know anything about them? My email is meinblackshear@yahoo.com
At 15:40 on June 13, 2013, Jan Carter said…

At 9:34 on June 13, 2013, Steve Hanner said…

Have a great one!

At 9:17 on June 13, 2013, Max McGruder said…

Happy Birthday Scott!

Hope you have a great day sir!

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Jan Carter replied to Scott King's discussion What's your favorite old knife? in the group Vintage American Knives
"I can see why it would be a favorite.  Not only for the sentimental value but it is in great shape!"
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7.5mas replied to Scott King's discussion What's your favorite old knife? in the group Vintage American Knives
"probably one of my most valuable knives , brought home from WW2 by my father a Type 100 Japanese paratrooper bayonet. I've always liked this."
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