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Are my Benchmade Knives Collectible?

Started this discussion. Last reply by scott abel May 28. 6 Replies

I won 4 Benchmades back in 2001 or so, they are all labeled "First Proof 2 of 2", I had stashed them as graduation gifts for my 4 sons, they have not been carried and only have been handled. Son #1…Continue

 

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scott abel replied to scott abel's discussion Are my Benchmade Knives Collectible?
"I was looking at that on Ebay, but the values varied a bit for just NIB knives of the same model, I just want to put these with a collector if they value them more than me as just an EDC knife. The boys all have Kershaw Leeks, more knives is better:)"
May 28
know one replied to scott abel's discussion Are my Benchmade Knives Collectible?
"I would check the "sold" listings on Ebay for each knife. That would give you a ballpark idea of there value. Unless your sons are really into knives, I would keep these and maybe go for a nice Case knife as a graduation gift. Most dealers…"
May 28
scott abel replied to scott abel's discussion Are my Benchmade Knives Collectible?
"OK, thanks, I am waiting to get approved on the Facebook group too and post the same question."
May 25
Steve Scheuerman (Manx) replied to scott abel's discussion Are my Benchmade Knives Collectible?
"I have a few feelers out there, and while no one seems to have seen this particular set, the general consensus thus far is *not* to have them engraved. One fellow has stated that there were probably very low numbers of these made. Possibly less than…"
May 25
scott abel replied to scott abel's discussion Are my Benchmade Knives Collectible?
"Ok, thanks for the response."
May 25
Steve Scheuerman (Manx) replied to scott abel's discussion Are my Benchmade Knives Collectible?
"This is a tough one. I can find absolutely nothing on this set at all. Normally, FPR's (first production runs) don't really affect the resale value on a knife unless it has a serial number that someone really wants. With the knife roll and…"
May 25
scott abel left a comment for J.J. Smith III
"Thanks, hey."
May 25
J.J. Smith III left a comment for scott abel
"Welcome aboard, Scott. Glad that you joined us here at iKC."
May 25
scott abel posted a discussion

Are my Benchmade Knives Collectible?

I won 4 Benchmades back in 2001 or so, they are all labeled "First Proof 2 of 2", I had stashed them as graduation gifts for my 4 sons, they have not been carried and only have been handled. Son #1 already lost his, so the original group is not complete, I would like to engrave my kids names on them going forward since I did not with the first kid, I cannot find any reference if these have any additional value as proofs above the actual retail value of the knife, I do not want to engrave my…See More
May 25
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At 14:37 on May 25, 2020, J.J. Smith III said…

Welcome aboard, Scott.

Glad that you joined us here at iKC.

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