FOLDING KNIVES FOR SALE -
SALE PENDING ON BOTH KNIVES.
SCHRADE WALDEN. NY. USA. "2 - BLADE TRAPPER".
Two very nice American folders out of my own collection. The top knife has lovely jigged green/black bone scales, with carbon steel blades ( Clip & Spey) and, from research, dates from around the 1950's. The bottom knife is a later date version ( early 2000 ) and has "Staglon" scales ( a form of delrin - 'plastic' - to resemble genuine stag ) and the company has now become just Schrade. This folder is from the 'Uncle Henry' range, which was the premium offerings.
Please don't confuse these knives with the current range of Schrade knives, which are made in China.
( just out of interest, this Company - Schrade - has a fascinating history which is well worth delving into ).
Blades: 3-1/8" (cutting edge: 2-7/8") Closed: 3-7/8".
Excellent condition. Top: £65 Bottom: £45 Prices include UK p&p
BOKER. GERMANY. "Leo-Damast 111".
An extremely well made "liner-lock" folder from Boker, completely handmade in the Boker manufactory in Soligen. The damascus is particularly interesting as it is forged out of a barrel of the German Leopard Battle Tank ! Blade: 10cm. Oal: 23cm. I believe this knife is now discontinued. Complete with box & papers.
Mint, unused condition. £395 inc. UK p&p
A very good example of this now discontinued and much sought after folder. The spearpoint blade shows signs of use but the other two blades remain unused ( the saw still has it's guard which is often missing in these knives ). Blade: 3-1/4 inches. Closed length: 4.25"
Very good cond. overall. £95 inc. UK p&p.
CHRIS REEVE KNIVES. USA. "Snakewood SEBENZA".
Please email for details and price. Mint, unused condition.
AL MAR KNIVES. "Vintage Collection".
Please email for details and prices. All knives mint & unused.
M. SALANDA. USA. "DOGLEG".
A lovely custom knife that is priced to be used !
please email for details. NEW PRICE £300 inc UK p&p
PACIFIC CUTLERY. USA. "BARRY WOOD FOLDER".
A commercial version of Custom Knifemaker Barry Wood's 'Rotary' folder that was quite revolutionaqry in the 1970's and 1980's. Made by the now defunct Pacific Cutlery, which was known for it's extremely high quality knives, this folder is still a perfectly usable working knife or collectable - which will have the uninitiated scratching their heads wondering how to open it !
Mint condition with paperwork but no box. £125 inc. UK p&p
CHRIS REEVE. USA. SEBENZA - "Micarta Inlays".
Mint & unused, boxed with papers.
Large size. £550 inc. UK p&p.
SOLD EDITIONS G. FRANCE. "DAVID LESPECT Design".
SOLD COLD STEEL. USA. "Vintage CLIP MATE".
This knife is from my own collection and is a rare knife in this condition.
Made in the late 1980's this Lockback folder was an example of newly formed Cold Steel's approach to making knives - make them sharper and better than anything else at the same price. Owner Lynn C. Thompson made some 'wild claims' about his knives but his knives always backed them up and I have a great deal of respect for his San Mai and Carbon V (5) steel. This particular folder is the large size and complete with everything, making it a great Collector piece - or a wonderful user.
Closed: 4-1/2" with a 3-1/2" San Mai laminated s/steel blade.
Mint, unused condition. RARE ! £175 inc. UK p&p.
BRIAN TIGHE. CANADA. "Tactical Folder".
Superb quality. details to follow. £350 inc. UK p&p
SOLD COLD STEEL. USA. "CLASSIC HUNTER".
If, like me, you are a lover of Ol' Timey folders that take you back to the days when 'thumb studs' and 'Flippers' were figments of the imagination and all an Outdoorsman needed in his pocket was a carbon steel two blade folder, then this is the knife for you. Long discontinued and made from Cold Steel's famous 'Carbon V' steel ( also no longer produced ) this Classic Two Blade Hunter is a big knife and as such comes with it's own optional belt sheath. Closed length is 5-1/4" and the blades are 4-1/8". With nickel silver bolsters and imitation black jigged bone, this is a striking looking knife. Made in the USA and with a lovely fit & finish. All complete with box, etc.
Mint, unused cond.
TIM BERNARD "ATELIER NEVE".
please emails for details.
ERIC DEPEYRE. FRANCE."LE GONE".
When I saw this knife on the table of Artisan Coutelier, Eric Depeyre from Lyon, I knew I had to buy it. The quality, style and gorgeous Snakewood scales just jumped out at me. Although Eric speak little English and, to my shame, I speak no French we both understood each other. Eric has fitted a "notch lock" to this folder which, technically, classes it as 'non-locking' but the tension of the back spring on the notch (sitting in the blade) makes it harder to close accidentally. The blade is stainless although I do not know what steel. Blade: 90mm. Closed 110mm. With black leather slip pouch.
BRAND NEW from Maker. £280 inc. UK p&p. SALE: £245
SOLD PEPE JALOMO. USA. "LANNY'S CLIP".
A chance to buy an example of a 'Lanny's Clip' ( which is fast becoming a 'classic' Tony Bose design ) by one of the very best 'up & coming' folder makers in the USA, Pepe Jalomo. Mentored by World Class Maker, Enrique Pena, the quality of this knife shines through !
Superb fit & finish, with a nice solid "walk & talk" and complete with a 'half stop' safety feature which I always like on a non-locking folder. Blade: 3" Oal: 6 7/8". Stainless bolsters and shield, with black 'paper' micarta scales. Comes with brown leather slip case by maker.
Whoever buys this knife will not be disappointed ! Commission sale.
ALL SOLD. W.R.CASE & SONS. USA. "TONY BOSE Collaborations".
In 1999, Case approached Tony Bose to work together on designing knives. The result was Case making knives of the very highest standard under Tony's supervision and producing a Case/Bose Year Knife in limited numbers ( a different pattern is produced for each following year ). These knives are virtually 'Custom' quality as Tony is heavily involved in the process and they sell out pretty much immediately !
Mint, unused condition.
GREG LIGHTFOOT. CANADA. "MAX-VELOCITY Liner lock".
A chance to acquire a knife from one of the 'founding members' of the Tactical Folder genre. Superb workmanship and as mint as the day it left Greg's workshop. All the 'boxes ticked' with double thumb stud, bead blasted bolsters and liners, G10 handle and titanium pocket clip. Stainless steel (possibly BG42) 3.25" blade and closed length of 4.25". Feels very light in the hand with a rock solid lock-up.
Mint cond. with zip case. £475 inc. UK p&p
SALE PENDING W.R.CASE & SONS "DOCTORS KNIFE - DAMASCUS" spec to follow.£95 inc. p&p
SOLD1515 - THEIRS. Made the the French Artisian, Manu Laplace, this gorgeous LINER LOCK folder is a joy to handle. Manu's work is very highly prized in France and not often seen over here in the UK.
Having met Manu (at the French Game Fair) I can tell you, his work sells very quick! This particular model has a polished bone handle, with a s/steel 'butt cap'. The s/steel spacer (on the spine) has some very nice engraving in a leaf pattern, and a mosaic pin in the bone also adds a touch of class. I believe that Manu uses 12c27 steel for his blades, which is 3 1/4" long. Closed length is 4 3/4".
ANDRE THORBURN "MODEL L3" please email for details. £325 inc. UK p&p
SOLD AL MAR "SERE" Attack 1. This now discontinued version is the smallest of the three models Al Mar produced in the 1980's (3" blade - 3 3/4" closed). Al Mar, who was Gerber's Head Designer before starting his own company in 1979, produced superb knives and this model was initiated with Col. Nick Rowe, of the Spec.Ops Command School. This knife is a little piece of knife history. Mint, unused cond.
SOLD Jim Dunlap - LANNY'S CLIP. Another superb example of Jim's craftmanship ! I recently asked Jim to make a Lanny's Clip model for a good friend of mine. He was so taken with the design ( he had to ask Tony Bose for the pattern as it is Tony's design ) that he wanted to make more. This particular version has the much desired ( and sadly discontinued ) Westinhouse Ivory micarta. The 3" blade is made of premium CPM154 s/steel and non-locking, making it perfect for daily carry. Closed 4". As I predicted, Jim's prices are starting to rise as his work becomes more and more in demand but his knives are still extremely good value for money.
Jim Dunlap. Semi-Skinner model. At the request of one of my customers for a non-locking Semi-Skinner folder, I approached Jim with the idea and he came up with the goods! ( I was so taken with the concept that I ordered four ). Jim has made these in a very practical size - not too small or too big. Closed length 4 1/8" with a 3 1/4" blade ( 3" cutting edge ). I can see these being very useful for either Camping or Hunting as the thin blade of premium CPM154 stainless steel cuts like a demon !! Jim has incorporated "half-stops" in the opening/closing action as a safety feature. I am very pleased how these have turned out. Great using knife! New from maker.
Westinghouse Ivory Micarta - SOLD
Black G 10 - SOLD
Orange G 10 - SOLD
SOLD CASE/TONY BOSE. Every year Case release, in co-operation with Tony Bose ( without question, the World's No1 multi-blade knifemaker ), a limited run of knives of an original Tony Bose knife pattern. These knives are made by the very best of Case's workforce under Tony's supervision and are far superior to Case's standard range of knives - and even rival Custom Made knives in some instances ! This particular model is the Tribal Spear ( Tony's version is called the Zulu ) and is in near mint condition, showing only some handing marks on the bolsters and slight signs of sharpening. Premium 154cm stainless steel ( the same steel as Tony uses on his own knives ) and Chestnut jigged bone handle, with Tony's trademark "keyhole shield", make for a stunning combination. Oal 7" with a 3" blade makes this a "legal carry" knife. As Tony's knives are almost impossible to get hold of, this is the next best thing. Pre-owned.
SOLD Gerber Legendary Blades. A real find ! This is one of the original Paul folders from the late 1970's - not to be confused with the second re-issue in the 1990's or the current version by Lone Wolf Knives. This knife, designed by Paul Poehlmann, an Aero-Space engineer, was groundbreaking at the time and was a big seller until production was discontinued due to excessive costs in producing the button lock, which locks up solid like a bank vault !
Absolutely mint condition and complete with the very hard to find sheath.
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NEWS & UPDATES
Due to the ever increasing interest in this website, I find myself struggling to answer queries & emails as promptly as I would like. Because this is still a part-time venture and I like to offer a personal, one on one service, time is sometimes an issue - so please accept my apologies in advance for any delays in replying. I will reply as soon as possible and, as always, strive to offer a professional service. Thank you to everyone for your continued support and custom.
RM/AW Woodlore added in BUSHCRAFT
Back in business (but still a work in progess !).
Knives added in HIGH END, HUNTING AND UTILITY.
This website may be "quiet" for a short period of time while I am in the process of upgrading my computer - and trying to come to grips with updated technology compared to my old faithful laptop.
Thanks for your patience !
NEW SHOW DATE ADDED ! SANDRINGHAM GAME FAIR Sat. 7th & 8th September.
See SHOW Calendar for details.
Knives added in FOLDERS, HUNTING & CLEARANCE.
Knives added in BUSHCRAFT, HUNTING & FOLDERS.
Hard to find knives added in FOLDERS & BUSHCRAFT. Also Ltd.Ed. Seiko added in LUXURY WATCHES.
Knives added to clearance.
Alan Wood added in Bushcraft
Knives added in HUNTING, BUSHCRAFT, HIGH END KNIVES & FOLDERS.
New category added : BOOKS.
Alan Wood added in HIGH END KNIVES.
Busy catching up on emails and enquiries after a few days break but will be adding some superb knives very soon !
Knives aqdded in BUSHCRAFT & CLEARANCE.
Tony Bose added in HIGH END Knives.
Knives added in FOLDERS & UTILITY
Bargains added in CLEARANCE KNIVES.
FALLKNIVEN added in UTILITY
Middleton Brothers added in UTILITY.
New knives added in HIGH END KNIVES, HUNTING & BUSHCRAFT.
My website Host has "improved" the image editing option, so please bear with me while I try to make sense of it all !!
Back from a busy KnivesUK. Picked up some great knives including a superb Paul Mason 'Loveless' Steak Knife and a very collectable Alan Wood.
Packed and ready to go for this years KnivesUK. Looking forward to catching up with friends & customers. Have a safe journey, one and all.
Price adjustment on several knives in most categories.
( & luxury watches ).
Lovely to catch up with customers & friends at last weekend's show. Hope you managed to avoid the holiday traffic !
Two 'rare' knives added in UTILITY. Enjoy.
Busy preparing for this coming weekend's Show (see Show calendar for details). Looking forward to meeting customers old & new. Let me know if you want any knives in particular bringing along.
Have a safe journey, one and all.
Unique knife added in HUNTING
Knives added in UTILITY, HIGH END FOLDERS & HIGH END KNIVES.
Two rare knives added in HIGH END KNIVES & FOLDERS.
Knives added in UTILITY & FOLDERS.
Finally settled in our new home ( although still surrounded by unopened boxes ! ) and have worked my way through most of the 100&1 things that come with moving house. Now in the process of replying to emails and enquiries and hope to have new knives up for sale soon.
Thank you again, one and all, for your patience.
IMPORTANT - PLEASE NOTE.
From Thursday 28th March, due to moving house, it will not be possible to contact me for a while. I hope to be re-connected and "up and running" asap.
Thanks for your patience in the meantime.
New knife from Tom Weldon in HUNTING.
Stunning knife from the Legendary Tony Bose in
HIGH END FOLDERS.
CRK added in HIGH END plus a very nice Ltd.Ed. in FOLDERS.
Stunning knives added in HIGH END & UTILITY
Randall Knives added in UTILITY & OMEGA added in LUXURY WATCHES.
Knives added in HIGH END, BUSHCRAFT & HUNTING.
Traditional knives added in BUSHCRAFT.
Coming soon - RANDALL #1 Collection + rare Rob Bayley knives.
TAKEDA (Japan) knife added in HUNTING
Adding knives and spec. has been a little "hit & miss" of late due to the fact I am in the process of moving house, coupled with an increase in enquiries. I appreciate your patience as I have some great knives to add. Thank you.
Alan Wood knives added in UTILITY
Knives added in BUSHCRAFT
Knives added in FOLDERS
Two lovely vintage PUMA WAIDBLATT added in UTILITY.
Alan Wood added in BUSHCRAFT
January Sales !
Throughout January, I will be reducing the price on certain items in all CATEGORIES.
Stop by on a regular basis and see if you are tempted?
A very Happy & Prosperous New Year to everyone !
Glycine Automatic added in LUXURY WATCHES.
May I thank all my customers for your continued custom (& friendship) throughout this year and wish you all a very Merry Christmas and I look forward to offering more quality knives in 2019.
Thank you one and all !
Stephen Wade Cox - terrific knifemaker and a really nice guy. I shall miss him greatly.