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Switchblades Past and Present

A home for those who love the springblade knives, including American, Italian, German, English and others.

Location: Wherever blades are clicking
Members: 117
Latest Activity: Sep 18

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Minty Case

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

Knife show finds

Started by Alex K. May 19. 0 Replies

3-3/4" Schrade Cut Co.

Started by Alex K.. Last reply by Alex K. Mar 2. 4 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 Wayne Justis on September 14, 2011 at 20:16

Hello Gus, I really like Press Buttons and collect them myself if you ever want to sell that one let me know .

Wayne

Comment by Gus Marsh on September 14, 2011 at 20:12

This is an early switchblade known as the button in the bolster. The Press Button Knife Co, in Walden, NY, made this knife. It is 8 ¼ inches long when opened, the blade is 3 ½ inches and the knife is 4 7/8 inches long when closed. The bolsters and lines are made of nickel steel and the handles are real jigged bone. This is a real good example of early American craftsmen, I only wish these knives could talk sometimes.

 
 
 

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