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How I got started:An 8 year old boys brother who was 10 years older than he, gave a very special gift once. The brother came home from the Navy in 1956 on leave and brought his younger brother a 4 blade Imperial knife. The boy was so excited he cut himself with it that very day. His Mother took it away for awhile, and in about a year gave it back. The boy carried it proudly and loved that knife. One day in the 5th grade the teacher had the students do handstands, while the boy was attempting…Continue
BERNARD LEVINE is the leading full-time writer on knives and cutlery in the world today.Continue
Since 1971 he has researched the history and identification of knives, as well as the art and
technology of knifemaking.
Besides the four widely acclaimed editions of his Levine's Guide to Knives and
Their Values (1985, 1989, 1993, 1997), his knife books include: …
Memorial Day is a US Federal holiday observed on the last Monday of May. It was called Decoration Day, after the American Civil War, to commemorate the fallen Union soldiers of the Civil War. Southern womens organizations and southern schoolchildren decorated Confederate graves during the Civil War, but each region had its date mostly in May.
For those iKC members who do not live in the US, this day had been extended to honor all Americans who have died in all wars. It is a day of…Continue
Added by Steve Hanner on May 25, 2012 at 14:38 — 2 Comments
Recently we started the iKC Name Game to see who can be the first to identify the person I have selected and added to our community.
The Name Game is all about knife personalities and historical cutlery characters.
To play the game you must first- find the picture of the individual and then you must come back to this blog and put their name. The first to correctly ID this person wins! It's that simple.
Don't cheat :) You either know it or you…Continue
Gonna have a little fun- and if anyone here gets PO'd at me, well, I'm sorry. But this will be fun and keep you on your toes.