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Bryan W's Discussions

Todd Begg Steelcraft Kwaiken FOR SALE - Gorgeous EDC

Started Nov 22 0 Replies

Hi FolksAs you can see I'm thinning out the herd - been a rough year. Up for sale is a beautiful Todd Begg Steelcraft Kwaiken, carried maybe 10 times. Includes original box and paperwork. In…Continue

Boker Masada Liner Lock / Flipper Knife FOR SALE - COOL!

Started Nov 21 0 Replies

Hi FolksI am listing a really nice Boker+ Masada liner lock / flipper…Continue

Fight'n Rooster STAG Sowbelly Stockman FOR SALE - BEAUTIFUL!!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bryan W Nov 22. 1 Reply

Hi FolksHere is a GORGEOUS Fight'n Rooster Sowbelly Stockman up for sale. The knife has been carried maybe just a few times, with the blades showing a few rub marks and one teeny spot I can find, but…Continue

Spyderco Kiwi Bone Handle FOR SALE - Nice!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bryan W Nov 22. 1 Reply

Hi FolksI am selling this Spyderco Kiwi lockback with bone handles and VG10 steel. Very comfortable in the hand. The knife does show pocket wear from some gentle carry and enjoyment. Solid lockup.…Continue


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Bryan W posted photos
Nov 22
Bryan W posted discussions
Nov 22
Bryan W replied to Bryan W's discussion Fight'n Rooster STAG Sowbelly Stockman FOR SALE - BEAUTIFUL!!
"Knife has been sold. Thanks!"
Nov 22
Bryan W replied to Bryan W's discussion Spyderco Kiwi Bone Handle FOR SALE - Nice!
"Knife has been sold! Thanks"
Nov 22
Bryan W posted photos
Jun 11
Bryan W replied to Marie Duvall's discussion Empire Knives
"Hi Marie Can you please post some photos of the knives, and at the tang stamp off of one of them? Thanks"
Jun 9
Bryan W joined Jan Carter's group

Daniels Family Knife Brands

The Daniels family have been involved in knives for five generations, from trading, selling, manufacturing, and now distribution.This new chapter has begun for Ryan and Courtney Daniels.  "Daniels Family Knife Brands" is offering the exiting new Excelsior Knife Company line of knives directly crafted by the knife makers that also design them. They also are continuing the very popular Tuna Valley Cutlery Co. knife brand, marketed towards the contemporary collector.Thanks to everyone for all…See More
Jun 9
Bryan W commented on Jan Carter's event 'LEHIGH VALLEY KNIFE SHOW**PA**'
"Postponed until September!  Please stay safe and see you in the fall!"
Mar 28
Bryan W replied to AKcowgirl's discussion Help!
"Happy to try to help. Send the photos over no problem!"
Mar 22
J.J. Smith III left a comment for Bryan W
Jan 14
Bryan W replied to Chris Baxter's discussion Tang stamp ID
"I’ll need to search my photos of my knives and then post it for you. Again, typically very well made. Nice find!"
Jan 13
Bryan W replied to Chris Baxter's discussion Tang stamp ID
"Glad I could help. Was made by Finedge Cutlery co out of NY. See enclosed from Goins book. Now I do know Ostiso stands for something but can not locate my notes at the moment. It’s effectively and acronym. Now that’s going to bug me all…"
Jan 13
Bryan W replied to Chris Baxter's discussion Tang stamp ID
"Germany made. Tang says Finedge Ostiso. I can post more info tonight. Not easily found, I own a few myself. Typically excellent quality. The brand is Ostiso. "
Jan 13
Bryan W replied to Jan Carter's discussion 2019 iKC Christmas Contest
"My apologies for the late response. What a beautiful pocketknife, I have to say. Very difficult to find a current production traditional blade with this kind of fit and finish. Thank you again iKc and TSA for a beautiful rendition of pocket…"
Jan 8
Bryan W replied to Jan Carter's discussion 2019 iKC Christmas Contest
"Thanks Erin to you and your entire family for the kind giveaway.  Very much looking forward to it! Happy holidays!!!"
Dec 25, 2019
Bryan W replied to Jan Carter's discussion 2019 iKC Christmas Contest
"Thanks again everyone!  Yes we definitely see this as an excellent turn of events! We wish everyone a wonderful holiday with friends and family. And keep those knives sharp!!"
Dec 23, 2019

Profile Information

How did you hear about iKnifeCollector?
Knife World
Do you currently subscribe to any knife publication (offline)
How long have you collected knives?
31 to 35 years
Favorite Kind of Knives
Vintage multi-blade pocketknives, especially those handled in mother of pearl. Original Kastor brand knives. Of course good ol' Randall Made Knives and vintage pocket knife tool kits are up there as well.
About Me
Cutlery Journalist, KNIFE Magazine Staff Correspondent, Knife Collector and Photographer. Founder of the Mid-Atlantic Knifemakers Association. Specialist in vintage German cutlery including the early Adolph Kastor brand knives as well as vintage pocket knife tool kits.
Historical cutlery research, Knife Photography and Knife restoration.
Other Hobbies
Anything automotive, trying out photography of all sorts and spending time with my family the most!

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At 15:49 on December 31, 2019, J.J. Smith III said…

At 19:19 on February 17, 2019, Jan Carter said…

Happy Birthday my friend!

At 23:06 on July 24, 2018, Charles Green said…

Yes. For my bid of $65.00 + shipping as you stated.

If I have not offended you by the delay answering.

Thanks Charles

At 20:23 on February 17, 2018, Jan Carter said…

At 20:11 on February 17, 2018, Steve Scheuerman (Manx) said…

At 10:04 on January 1, 2018, J.J. Smith III said…

At 23:57 on December 31, 2017, J.J. Smith III said…

At 23:11 on November 23, 2017,
Ray mende
Hi Brian
Thank you for your comments on my knife and your welcome to the site. What else would you like to know about the big Bowie? Let me know and I'll do my best to answer your questions. I'm still trying work out the site as I have a lot of photos I would like to show.

Cheers Ray
At 20:12 on January 29, 2017, Roger Russell said…

Hi Brian,

  Thank you for all the kind words about my knives & WELCOME to iKC. Tell ol' Mark Zalesky hello for me when you see him. Take care.

At 15:04 on March 29, 2016, scott douglas said…

hey bryan..i'm interested in the bollenbach..sent you a friend request ..scott


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