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Ensign/Hibben/Buster Knives

Still looking for an appraisal for theses rare knives. I talked to Mr. Bernard Levine today. We had a great conversation about vintage knives and the famous people who collect Hibben Knives. Elvis,Steve Mcqueen,John Wayne,Sly Stallone, and even Dan Quayle who was presented a knife from Gil that is in the White House Presidential Archives. He could'nt give me an exact appraisal as he has never seen a Ensign knife for sale. He said they could be priceless and that there are few collectors out…

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Added by Daniel Altgilbers Jr on June 6, 2014 at 18:34 — 1 Comment

Ensign , Gill , Buster article in knife world

Re: My Family's knife company Ensign Chicago,IL

by draltjr » Tue Mar 30, 2010 6:39 am

Ensign Knives by Mark D. Zalesky (published in KNIFE WORLD, December 2000) http://www.knifeworld.com/





The Ensign [pronounced ‘N’-sine] Corporation was — and still is — a Chicago-based firm that specializes in the manufacture of transformers and similar electronic parts. Though you wouldn’t know it today, there was a time in which they played a… Continue

Added by Daniel Altgilbers Jr on February 14, 2014 at 7:40 — 1 Comment

Hibben Ensign Warren Connection

My step dad was Darrel Ensign… His Father being Joe Ensign, My grandfather & his brother helped Gill start up their company in Manti, UT in the late 60's in a lil old gas station!! 

Added by Daniel Altgilbers Jr on January 31, 2014 at 8:44 — 1 Comment

White River Knives

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