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Minty Case

Started by Alex K.. Last reply by Alex K. May 24, 2018. 3 Replies

Knife show finds

Started by Alex K. May 19, 2018. 0 Replies

3-3/4" Schrade Cut Co.

Started by Alex K.. Last reply by Alex K. Mar 2, 2018. 4 Replies

Newly discovered Pressbutton Guardian

Started by Alex K.. Last reply by Alex K. Feb 5, 2018. 2 Replies

Walt's flatguard stilettos

Started by Jerrod Leffler. Last reply by Jerrod Leffler Oct 8, 2017. 3 Replies

Case Printers Blocks

Started by Alex K.. Last reply by Jan Carter Jun 12, 2017. 1 Reply

Double Push Button Knives

Started by Jim Maddox. Last reply by Alex K. Sep 23, 2016. 1 Reply

RARE Press Button Knife Co Podiatrist's switchblade!

Started by Mark Erickson. Last reply by Dennis J. Coroniti Aug 23, 2016. 8 Replies

Schrade Walden MIL-K-10043

Started by Dennis Hibar. Last reply by Dennis Hibar Jul 5, 2016. 4 Replies

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Comment by Jan Carter on February 29, 2020 at 10:24
Comment by Alex K. on February 11, 2020 at 19:21

Jerry,  contact me at knfcollector@hotmail.com.  


Comment by Jerry Burton on February 11, 2020 at 17:58

I have had this early Schrade Fishtail Switchblade for over 50 years. I never used it, just put away. this one and some others will be for sale soon. There is no damage or rust just some dark spots here and there, on this fine knife. It opens quickly without fuss. Beautifully marbled handles

I'm asking $199.00 delivered. Paypal or Money Order. 

Comment by Alex K. on November 28, 2018 at 12:40

More vintage switchblades for sale have been added to my store. Click the link below. 

Allegheny Mountain Knives

Comment by Jerrod Leffler on October 7, 2017 at 22:10

Anyone familiar with the Walt's flatguard stilettos?  I'm looking for some to add to my collection.

Comment by Jan Carter on October 4, 2016 at 18:38
Comment by D ale on April 14, 2016 at 16:24

Nic link, Jan


!! . Thank you . !!
I've a fondness for autos & have representative samples of most approaches to auto locking systems.

While buttonlocks are really cool .. and I've a few of them .. I've had every one I own open accidentally at some point .. i.e. when not intended too.

I've grown to appreciate the leverlock for it's comparative SAFE locking system.


!!! .. Nice article .. !!!

Comment by Jan Carter on April 14, 2016 at 8:34

Knife Magazine May 2016 !!

Comment by Clint Thompson on April 4, 2016 at 9:23

Jan in Germany and Italy where autos are legal, these are common. In the past I have had several lever-locks which were 12/16 ga pullers. They are not my favorite so they went in a trade to a straight lever-lock. Great topic Jan....great web site.

Comment by Jan Carter on April 3, 2016 at 17:55


I have seen multiple types of shell pullers but i have never seen them as lever locks 


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