Linda K Kimbrel
  • Nokomis, IL
  • United States
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How long have you collected knives?
56 to 60 years
Favorite Kind of Knives
Vintage fixed blade
About Me
It's not about me, it's about my husband, Richard, who passed away unexpectedly late this summer. He collected knives for more than 60 years, and I am left with his accumulation and no idea what it is worth or what I should do with any of it. There are roughly 500 or so pocketknives of every vintage and description, maybe 150 or more fixed blade knives, 100+ straight razors, plus cleavers, machetes, a few swords, hatchets, strops, sharpening stones (I've found 50 or more so far), also multi-tools, hand-forged primitives and stuff I don't even know what it is.

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Facing the aftermath

Posted on October 18, 2016 at 10:05 5 Comments

I apologize for being a little overwhelmed right now, it's only been about six weeks since my husband died unexpectedly and I'm just starting to understand what I'm facing here. Richard collected. Anything. Everything. He was the guy at the auction who bid a buck on a box full of junk just to get the auctioneer moving along. And he still had every one of those boxes of junk, somewhere. I have only been through the bedroom and 'his' room so far, but I think I've gathered the majority of the… Continue

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At 21:21 on October 17, 2016,
Paul S

Welcome to iKC Linda.

At 20:17 on October 17, 2016, Billy Oneale said…
Welcome to iKC!
At 15:28 on October 17, 2016, J.J. Smith III said…

At 15:12 on October 17, 2016, Jan Carter said…
At 14:44 on October 17, 2016,
Charles Sample

Welcome to iKC Linda!  Sorry for your loss.  All of us here will be glad to help you anyway we can.

At 14:28 on October 17, 2016, John Bamford said…

Welcome to iKC Linda .

At 14:23 on October 17, 2016, Steve Scheuerman (Manx) said…

Welcome, Linda! So sorry for your loss. By all means, come on in and ask any questions you may have. We have a great group of folks here with a lot of knowledge of sharp things. I am sure we can help you out and get you pointed in the right direction. We love a challenge!

At 14:17 on October 17, 2016, Steve Scheuerman (Manx) said…

Hey there, Linda! Welcome to iKnife! Come on in, kick back and check things out. There's some handy tips on our front page to help you find your way around, and some fantastic people in the Chat room if you have any questions or want to shoot the breeze. Site rules are also on the main page, and if you get creative, you can customise your My Page to suit your own style! Hope you enjoy your stay with us! Great to have you on board!


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