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Jean-François commented on Jan Carter's group Queen Cutlery & Friends
"Very sad indeed."
May 26
Jean-François commented on A. G. Russell's group A. G. Russell Knives. Inc
"Very sad. A great loss for the world of knife lovers. A thought from Paris for Goldie and all those close to A.G."
Oct 17, 2018
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"Very sad..."
May 7, 2018
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Nov 11, 2017
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"I think all of us collectors can relate to this flowchart!!"
Nov 3, 2017

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Oct 30, 2017
Jean-François replied to Jan Carter's discussion Where are you and are you safe?
"From the bottom of our heart with you. Stay safe, all of you."
Sep 7, 2017
Jan Carter commented on Jean-François's status
"Jean-Francois, Thank you from all of us.  It is always nice to know that outside a community or country, people care."
Aug 28, 2017
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"From Paris, with all my heart, I share your feelings about Houston."
Aug 28, 2017
Jean-François commented on Sue OldsWidow's blog post 4TH OF JULY 2017
"2004 / 01448 / (61549L SS) Stars & Stripes Jigged Smooth Red Bone in Tin"
Jul 4, 2017
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"Jan, Steve, thanks a lot, my friends !"
May 29, 2017
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Jan Carter commented on Jean-François's status
"Thank you Jean-Francois.  At this point it is half way through the state and they are starting the clean up behind it"
Oct 7, 2016
Jean-François posted a status
"Dear friends, as Hurricane Matthew strikes Florida, please know that here in France we are with you and hoping all of you are safe."
Oct 7, 2016

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How did you hear about iKnifeCollector?
Somewhere on the web.
Do you currently subscribe to any knife publication (offline)
How long have you collected knives?
16- 20 years
Favorite Kind of Knives
About Me
Open minded.
My family. My work - writer, translator. Arts, nature, politics. And knives...
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Jean-François's Blog

D Day

Posted on June 6, 2014 at 8:30 4 Comments

From Paris, thousands of thanks to all the men and women who fought for our freedom in the Allied Forces. We remember.


For Laguiole fans

Posted on September 6, 2013 at 3:51 2 Comments

Hi, Laguiole fans,

I find on the Bay this


Vintage (used) Laguiole “Coupat St-Flour” folding knife.

12 cm wood handles (1 with shepherd cross pattern),

3 pieces (blade,corkscrew and punch).

Carbon  steel blade

Nice spine, forged bee!



Seller: pielamo (1941); 100% Positive feedback.

Time left: 6d 07h (Sep 12, 2013 08:14:34 PDT)



Paracord - for a versatile sheath.

Posted on June 11, 2012 at 10:24 1 Comment

I love this "City Hunter" by G. Sakai (Seki, Japan) that I recently purchased from SunBladesKnives – another gorgeous Japanese knife indeed. But I really do not like the sheath; the quality of construction and design is especially disappointing. In particular, I found that the curve of the loop lacked harmony.

So I did not have qualms about cutting 35 inches of Paracord to introduce some modifications, in order to make the sheath more versatile, too, because I like…


French Knives : Atelier Graveline

Posted on October 13, 2011 at 14:00 1 Comment

I must ADMIRE, though I don't LOVE…


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At 16:45 on May 27, 2015,
In Memoriam
John McCain

Happy Birthday my friend!! Have a great day and enjoy yourself---BTW

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At 8:12 on May 26, 2014,
In Memoriam
Robert Burris

Happy Birthday

At 18:02 on May 28, 2013, Jan Carter said…

Thank you Jean-Francois

At 19:33 on May 27, 2013,
In Memoriam
Robert Burris

Happy Birthday, my knife buddy. I hope you had a great day.

At 17:49 on May 27, 2013, Billy Oneale said…
Happy Birthday, my friend

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