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1963 R.W.Loveless- used and appreciated

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Looking for S&W Survival series 1974-1976 made in house.

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These are works of art I love to own when I can find them. www.fitzwillies.com…Continue

 

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Steve Dirgo replied to tim payne's discussion Do we have other SEKI Vintage Collectors out there?
"The Valor Daggers 373 & 407 were popular with the US military due to the great manufacturing and the leather handles. The 407 is a great boot or belt knife while the 373 would be great on a belt with leg ties.www.fitzwillies.com"
Jan 2
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D & R Patton Knives Mini Bowie 5 in

"Size, shape and balance. This is a nice knife."
Jan 2
Steve Dirgo replied to tim payne's discussion Do we have other SEKI Vintage Collectors out there?
"I find the 70's 80's era of Seki, Japan knives amazing. Some beautiful knives, I love Explorer Boot knife 11-338 "Explorer" brand owned by Guttman, one of if not the first US knife company to contract in Seki Japan. They imported…"
Dec 31
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Blackjack Knives. Older and Newer!

Welcome to the Blackjack Knives Group! A cozy place to show off your Blackjack Collectables or to showcase your recent Blackjack acquisitions. See More
Dec 31
Steve Dirgo left a comment for Ken Hashimoto
"Ken, I realy enjoy your Ichiro Hattori informaion as well as informaion on oher Seki, Japan manufacurers of he 70-80's like tak Fukuta. You are a wealth of good information. I am a Seki lover as well, just geting started, Thanks I had sen you a…"
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Jan Carter commented on Steve Dirgo's blog post 1950's Cold War Strategic Air Command (SAC) Long Range Bomber Crew Survival Knife!
"Steve, WOW...all new to me!  What a great bit of knowledge there and yes.....if only it could talk"
Nov 14, 2018
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1950's Cold War Strategic Air Command (SAC) Long Range Bomber Crew Survival Knife!

Over half a century ago the United States Air Force was America's primary nuclear deterrent. This was accomplished by its long range bomber aircraft operated by the Strategic Air Command, the B-36, the B-47 and later on the B-52. ICBMs came along even later. To maintain razor sharp proficiency in the nuclear mission long range training missions were an daily occurrence and took airmen over every corner of the world. The Air Force became interested in refining its survival kits and equipment,…See More
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Nov 13, 2018
Steve Dirgo replied to Steve Dirgo's discussion 1963 R.W.Loveless- used and appreciated
"sold it"
Nov 13, 2018
Steve Dirgo replied to tim payne's discussion Do we have other SEKI Vintage Collectors out there?
"I am beginning to become a huge fan of Ichio Hattori and Tak Fukuta together they produced many knives for USA Importers It would be geat if there as a list of which brands and models  they produced. when you at look brands like Sharp, Valor,…"
Nov 13, 2018
Steve Dirgo replied to Steve Dirgo's discussion 1963 R.W.Loveless- used and appreciated
"It is for sale on e-Bay at present: https://www.ebay.com/itm/192454634407 .Got e-mails that I forget to mention that. Sorry"
Feb 13, 2018
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How did you hear about iKnifeCollector?
sdirgo@hotmail.com
Do you currently subscribe to any knife publication (offline)
Yes
How long have you collected knives?
6- 10 years
Favorite Kind of Knives
I fell in love ith the 70-80's USA and Seki, Japan made knives, Especially the brass/wood knives like the S&W Blackie Collins designed, The Browning Sportsman Series, Kershaw, Rigid, Sharp, Valor and more....
Website
http://www.fitzwillies.com
About Me
I love US manufactured knives old or new. Especially around the 70's to 80's also the same period of knives mag. in Seki, Japan.
Interests
all outdoors

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1950's Cold War Strategic Air Command (SAC) Long Range Bomber Crew Survival Knife!

Posted on November 13, 2018 at 15:22 1 Comment

Over half a century ago the United States Air Force was America's primary nuclear deterrent. This was accomplished by its long range bomber aircraft operated by the Strategic Air Command, the B-36, the B-47 and later on the B-52. ICBMs came along even later. To maintain razor sharp proficiency in the nuclear mission long range training missions were an daily occurrence and took airmen over every corner of the world. The Air Force became interested in refining its survival kits and…

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At 12:33 on March 10, 2017, Steve Scheuerman (Manx) said…

Hey there, Steve! 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!

At 9:53 on March 10, 2017, Paul S said…

Welcome aboard Steve.  Hope to see some of your collection posted.  Sounds like some I would like.

At 8:18 on March 10, 2017, Jan Carter said…
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Welcome to iKC Steve!

At 22:01 on March 9, 2017, Billy Oneale said…
Welcome to iKC!
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