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Anyone have/seen this handle material - Abalone Flake?

I'm new to IKC, so not sure if this is the right place to ask, but wondering if anyone is familiar with this handle material, which I was t…

Started by Mark klinger

9 Nov 7, 2016
Reply by D ale

In Memoriam

Are vintage knife collectors a dying breed?

Knife collecting has come a long way since it began. It seems few makers produce a "traditional" folder any more. And we know the old knive…

Started by Scott King

17 Sep 9, 2016
Reply by Michael Squier

Favorite characters from cutlery history

Posted by Scott King on April 30, 2009  Character is defined as: originality of a person's nature, the quality of being an individual, just…

Started by Jan Carter

15 May 15, 2015
Reply by Jan Carter

Still strong

I am a newer collector and love pre 65 case fixed blades...here are some favorites

Started by Larry Lucas

8 Nov 12, 2014
Reply by Steve Hanner

In Memoriam

How would you define "Vintage" and is it the same as an Antique knife?

The words "Vintage" and "Antique" are casually tossed about in the knife world. From a collector of older knives perspective, are these ter…

Started by Scott King

39 Jul 14, 2014
Reply by William Bilbro

A-Z index for discussions

 define "Vintage" and is it the same as an Antique knife? Are vintage knife collectors a dying breed? Camillus , A. Kastor & Bros. k…

Started by Jan Carter

1 Jul 13, 2014
Reply by D ale

A Beautiful etched Tom Ray Bone Jack Knife listed as "good" Condition!

Started by Jan Carter

7 Jul 12, 2014
Reply by Terry Ray

Fire Hardening stone knives. Interesting article...

Found this in the latest issue of New Scientist... http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn17604-earliest-fired-knives-improved-stone-age-to

Started by Jim Prather

2 Jul 12, 2014
Reply by Jan Carter

Wanted: Good Quality Photos of Classic Camillus Knives

Hi, My name is Stefan Schmalhaus, I'm a freelance knife journalist from Germany. Some of you may know me from my YouTube channel (http://ww…

Started by Stefan Schmalhaus

1 Feb 16, 2014
Reply by Waggoner, Alan

Beautiful Case Family Knives, the 2cd Gen. not the Originals. Are they fakes?

I was at the flea market over the weekend and had a dealer attempt to sell me a beautiful stag cigar whittler. It was stamped: Napanoch Kni…

Started by Rick Hooper

0 Jan 20, 2014


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