HUNTING KNIVES FOR SALE -

PAT MITCHELL KNIVES. SHEFFIELD. "HUNTER".

details added asap.

Mint, unused cond. £290 inc. UK p&p

GUY STAINTHORP. "UTILITY HUNTER".

A "no-frills" knife from Guy but still made to his extremely high standard. The steel is premium RWL34 and the handle is Green Canvas Micarta, which shows a little 'mis-matched' colour from where it has been inserted in the sheath. Purely cosmetic, but it needed to be pointed out to any potential buyer. Complete with a superb brown leather belt sheath, also made by Guy. Blade: 4-1/4". Oal: 9". Also included is Guy's Warranty, stating this knife was made in Dec. 2016

Excellent, unused condition. £310 inc. UK p&p

GUY STAINTHORP. "CUSTOM HUNTER/UTILITY".

A 'custom' version of Guy's Hunter that has a guard so well fitted it almost appears to be an 'integral' ! With a handle of Desert Ironwood, and red liners, this is custom knifemaking at its finest. The steel - as befitting a piece such as this - is premium RWL34 stainless. Complete with a brown leather belt sheath that has a nice 'snap' on insertion. Blade:4-3/8". Oal: 9". With Guy's Warranty stating the knife was made in March 2017.   Excellent, unused condition. £345 inc. UK p&p

ARNO BERNARD. S/AFRICA. "CHEETAH".

Super high quality knife.

please email for details. £175 inc. UK p&p

SOLD ALAN WOOD. "CLASSIC DROP POINT".

A very nice example of Alan's take on Bob's (Loveless) iconic knife. Recently Alan has not made many knives with a bolster but as can be seen by the perfect fit & finish on this knife, it's a skill that he has certainly mastered, using 416 s/steel - perfect for engraving. The handle is a gorgeous piece of Redwood Burl, set off by mosaic pins. The sheath is also quite a rarity, being of the 'Calvary Flap' style. Although this knife shows signs of light use, it has years of life left in it !  Blade: 3-1/2". Oal: 7-1/2".  Pre-owned. VG cond. 

SOLD PAT MITCHELL KNIVES. "Sportsman Collection - Model 574".

Described in their catalogue as  - "A rugged compact knife for hunting and field use, it will prove itself invaluable for all sportsmen".

Since the demise of Pat Mitchell Knives due to the passing of both Stuart Snr. (who actually made the knives) and his wife, Pat (who ran the business and whom it was named after) these knives have become sought after by Collectors and also those looking for a very good quality Handmade Sheffield knife - as opposed to one made in the Far East !

These knives keep a superb edge due to the SF77 high carbon stainless steel used by Stuart Snr. This particular knife is handled in a very attractive wood laminate, which was one of the handle options offered, and a brass guard and pins. The original sheath is missing but the knife comes with a high quality sheath similar to the original style. This is, without doubt, the best quality Pat Mitchell knife I have seen since their passing and whoever buys this will not be disappointed !  

Blade: 4-1/4". Oal: 9".   As New condition. 

ALAN WOOD. "ALPINEER".

RWL34 steel and Sambar Stag. Please email for more details.

Brand new from maker. £425 inc. UK p&p

SOLD ALAN WOOD. "STALKER SET".

A rare opportunity to acquire these sought after double sets by Alan. Consisting of a Stalker model coupled with a Ripper for the gralloch and 'unzipping' the legs. The Stalker is in 12c27 stainless steel and the Ripper is 14c28n stainless steel. Both knives are handled in "Antique Ivory Micarta" with red liners. ( Alan informs me that he can no longer obtain this particular micarta ) The double sheath is made from a particularly heavy cowhide leather - another material that Alan says he no longer can source. Stalker - blade: 4-1/4" Oal:9". Ripper - blade: 2-5/8" Oal: 6-3/8".

Mint, unused condition.

TOM WELDON. "SEMI-SKINNER".

A really lovely knife from Tom, who delights in using top quality materials coupled with practical designs. The semi-skinner blade is made from premium RWL34 stainless steel, with a gorgeous Desert Ironwood handle ( no liners) and s/steel fittings. A really nice tapered tang means the knife is very well balanced and with the finger cut-out, makes for a good comfortable grip. Complete with a high quality and well made brown leather sheath. Blade:4-1/2". Oal:9". An extremely attractive knife to enhance a collection  - or more than capable to use in the field.   

Mint, unused condition. £450 inc. UK p&p

AS Custom Knives. POLAND. "SEMI-SKINNER".

A great choice as a working knife for the larger species by Andrezj, a knifemaker with a great future ahead of him. This is a no frills "does what it says on the tin" type of knife with a 'high viz' red micarta handle and excellent blade shape in premium Elmax stainless steel. This knife comes with a well made leather sheath plus an additional kydex sheath.

Super quality - whoever buys this will not be disappointed.

Blade:4-1/2inches. Oal: 9-3/8 inches.

Brand new from Maker. £345 inc. UK p&p SALE: £310 inc. UK p&p

SCHRADE. USA. "PH2 - L.L. BEAN Commemorative."

A super 'vintage' knife by Schrade, when they were still made in the USA ( not China). A classic Bob Loveless design coupled with an Iconic Outfitters, what's not to like ! Would make a super knife for the smaller species. Blade: 2-3/4 inches. Oal: 7 inches.

Mint, unused condition. New price: £105 inc. UK p&p.

G. SAKAI. JAPAN. "TROUT & BIRD".

please email for details.

Mint, unused condition. £225 inc. UK p&p.

HOCHSTIEN. HUNGARY. "ENGRAVED HUNTER".

Please email for details. 

Stunning quality. Mint, unused cond. £375 inc. UK p&p

SOLD WHITE RIVER K&T. USA. "WHITE RIVER HUNTER".

please email for details. Mint cond. New Price: £139 inc. UK p&p

SOLD PUMA. GERMANY. "Model 956 - 1991 vintage.

Deatails aded asap.  £345 inc. UK p&p

Complete guide to HUNTING KNIVES. by Durwood Hollis. Details in BOOKS. Excellent cond. £10 inc. UK p&p

HOCHSTEIN. HUNGARY. "ENGRAVED HUNTER".

As a knife that was part of a collection I recently bought, I have to confess that I know very little about this maker - other than he certainly knows how to craft a knife ! Hafted in Wild Boar tusk and with stunning scroll work on both sides of the blade, this knife is very European in flavour but epitomizes 'Pride of Ownership'. The s/steel guard is very well fitted and if this knife does not sell, I could well be tempted to keep it for my own use. Complete with original 'deep seated' brown leather pouch sheath. Blade:85mm Oal:185mm. 

Excellent, unused condition. New price: £345 inc. UK p&p

SOLD PUMA KNIVES. GERMANY. " Deluxe Model 21 0563".

Details added asap

HARTKOPF & CO. GERMANY. "Hunting Knife Series #641Hh".

A vintage knife from this well establised and respected German company. Although this company still produces a similar model, I would hazard a guess and say this knife was made around the 1960's. The quality is very good and of a similar standard to those made by Puma.

Hafted in some very nice quality Sambar Stag and complete with a gralloching blade, saw and locking main blade plus the obligatory corkscrew to celebrate a succesful hunt. Although there are some signs of tarnish ( as you would expect for the age ) the knife appears to have seen very little use. Closed length: 4 inches.

Excellent condition. £185 inc. UK p&p SALE: £160 inc. UK p&p

SOLD BARK RIVER. USA. "DROP POINT -CPM3v steel".

A classic Bob Loveless design, executed very well indeed by Bark River, with a particularly nice piece of Desert Ironwood for the handle. A great working knife in a steel that Bob would have loved ! Blade: 3-5/8". Oal: 8-1/4". Complete with original box and sheath. 

Mint & unused. £325 inc. UK p&p SALE: £295 inc. UK p&p

Further reduction - Now £265 inc. UK p&p

SOLD ALAN WOOD. "CLASSIC".

Alan,s version of the iconic Bob Loveless Dropped Hunter. This knife has a 12c27 stainless steel blade with a handle of vintage (1930's) Tufnol, in a lovely warm brown colour with visible texture. The fittings are stainless steel with the bolster being stippled. Blade: 3-1/2 inches. Oal: 8 inches.

Complete with leather pouch sheath with stamped logo.

New from Maker.

SOLD ALAN WOOD. "RABBIT".

A 'One-off' Model. details added asap.

BRAND NEW FROM ALAN.

J.C. VISSER. South Africa. "Stretched SKINNER".

Near flawless quaility !! This knife really does have to be seen to appreciate the fit & finish. For those who need a knife with a longer blade, then you really could not buy better. Made from one of today's 'super steels (N690) with a hollow ground, mirror polished blade and a perfectly fitted handle of Maroon micarta with decorative liners and stainless bolsters makes for a knife that anyone would be proud to own.

Blade: 150mm. Oal:270mm. Complete with a sheath made from Black wildebeest hide. 

Mint, unused condition. £375 inc. UK p&p SALE: £350 inc. UK p&p

JAPIE VISSER. South Africa. "DROP POINT SKINNER".

Please read the description above to realise how much I rate the stunning workmanship of Japie's knives.

Brown Micarta  handle. Blade:100mm. Oal: 205mm. Complete with Brown Buffalo hide sheath. 

Mint, unused condition. £350 inc. UK p&p SALE: £325 inc. UK p&p

GUY STAINTHORP. "HUNTER".

Please email for details. Mint condition. £300inc. UK p&p

FAUSTI. ITALY. "DROP POINT HUNTERS".

please email for details & prices. Superb quality !

BURGER. South AFRICA. "CAMP KNIFE".

please email for details. £330 inc. UK p&p

GENE INGRAM. USA. "DOUBLE SETS - G10 & STAG".

Two wonderful pairs of knives from the USA maker known for his sharp knives in D2 Tool Steel. Gene's work is not often seen on this 'side of the pond' which is a shame as he makes a great 'no-frills' working knife, with lovely grinds and perfect fit & finish. The Orange G10 set is probably more pure hunting but the Sambar Stag set would work just as well in capable hands.

SOLD Orange G10 - Blades: 3-1/4". Oal: 7-1/2" Brown leather double sheath.  Mint condition. £350 inc. UK p&p

SOLD Sambar Stag.

ALAN WOOD. "CANADIAN".

please email for details. £320 inc. UK p&p

SOLD ALAN WOOD. "LONG SAFARI" -A2 steel (rare).

A model not often seen from Alan, this being a longer bladed version of his Safari model. The real 'rarity' though, is this particular version is in A2 Tool Steel. Being made in 2011, I suspect this steel is from the same batch that Alan used on his 25yr. Anniversary knives.

Alan was impressed with the performance on the test knife for those knives and whoever buys this will no doubt be just as impressed if used in the field. Even as a collector piece, this is a unique offering from Alan. (this knife has come out of a Collection ). A black Micarta handle with 'brick red' liners and s/steel fitting compliment the 'Buckskin dyed' leather sheath. Blade: 4-1/4". Oal: 8-1/2". 

Mint, unused cond. £375 inc. UK p&p.

ALAN WOOD. "GUT-HOOK HUNTER".

please email for details

Mint, unused condition. new price £325 inc. UK p&p

SOLD ALAN WOOD. " CS-19 SKINNER ''.

please email for details. 

Brand new from Maker.

SOLD BUCK KNIVES. USA. "PATHFINDER - 105".

An earlier example of these very popular knives, with the 'Calvary' style sheath ( no longer produced ). Blade: 5 inches. Oal: 9-1/4 inches.

Mint, unused condition.

EDF KNIVES. The Netherlands. "HUNTER"

Please email for details. £285 inc. UK p&p.

SOLD DAN CROTTS. USA. "DROP POINT". Himalayan Sheephorn

Collectors and users of Bob Dozier knives will be well aware of Dan as he works for Bob, making Dozier knives. Occassionally, Dan will spend time in his own workshop and make his own range of knives, which, not surprisingly, are heavily influenced by Bob knives. This particular knife is very comfortable in the hand and is made from D2 tool steel, with Bob's superb heat treatment. The handle is stunning Premium Himalayan Sheephorn, with red liners and the package is completed with a very secure kydex sheath. Blade: 3-1/2". Oal: 7-3/4". 

Mint, unused condition. 

SEKI CUT. JAPAN. "BOB LUM Design - ENCOUNTER".

A classic design by the late, great Bob Lum. Now discontinued, this is how it was described when offered for sale : 4-1/8"ATS34 Drop point Utility blade with thumb notches on the back. 4-1/8" black anodized aluminum handle with lanyard hole on the end. Comes with a double stitched brown leather sheath. This knife is unused and complete with original box.   Mint condition.  SALE price: £110 inc. UK p&p

SOLD ALAN WOOD. "TROPHY".

A rare model from Alan and only the second example I've had for sale. I can't imagine any knife to be more stunning than this, with the Damasteel blade, stainless steel bolsters and gorgeous Mammoth ivory handle. Complete with brown leather sheath and guarantee.

Blade: 2-3/4". Oal: 6-1/2". Mint, as new condition.

RANDALL MADE KNIVES. USA

SOLD RANDALL MADE KNIVES  "Model #4-6". Many would say that Randall Made are the "most famous knives in the world" ( and I would be one of them!). No other knives have the pedigree and heritage that Randalls possess and there was a time when a Randall Made was the best knife money could buy - and the fact there is a current 4 1/2 YEAR waiting list suggests that a lot of people still feel that way !

This is the Model 4 "Big Game & Skinner", in 01 carbon steel, and handled in gorgeous 'finger grooved' stag, which is an extra cost option from Randall. Brass guard and butt cap. This knife feels very comfortable in the hand.

A really spectacular Randall and if I was tempted to start collecting Randalls again, this would be a great place to start !

Mint, unused condition. 

ALAN WOOD UK

SOLD ALAN WOOD "STALKER".  Everything once in a while, Alan will upgrade a standard "working" model with gorgeous stainless Damascus and this Stalker is such an example. The Hakkapella pattern particularly suits the long blade and coupled to a black micarta handle (with blue liners) really makes for a classy knife! A very well made black leather swivel sheath completes a package that would please the most fastideous owner. Blade: 4 3/4"  Oal : 9 1/2"

Pristine mint cond. 

H. HITCHMOUGH UK

SOLD  HOWARD HITCHMOUGH "SEMI-SKINNER". As I have mentioned before, Howard was the premier UK maker before emigrating to the US of A, a good few years ago. Even now, there are only a very few UK makers capable of matching his high standard of workmanship. This knife is one of his earlier knives, as denoted by the logo, but the fit & finish is superb. The 4" blade is in a semi-skinner style, made of D2 tool steel (I have customers who use Howard's D2 knives and they say the edgeholding is amazing!).  The handle looks to be Bocote(?) wood, with black liners and fastened by stainless Corby bolts with a wonderful tapered tang. Nickel silver guard. Oal is 8 1/2". Howards knives are getting harder to find and this one will make either a great user or an addition to a collection of UK makers. 

Mint condition. 

L. PENDLETON USA

SOLD LLOYD PENDLETON. California.  Lloyd is a Knifemaking Legend over on the other side of the pond, having made his first knife in 1973 and becoming a Full Time maker in 1978 - and is still active today !  This is his Classic Semi-Skinner which is probably recognisable to those familiar with Cold Steel knives, as they do several copies of this model. This is a wonderful knife, the genuine article - comfortable in the hand and amazing fit and finish. 3 1/2" blade of mirror finished stainless steel ( possibly ATS34 ?), s/s guard and green micarta handle, with red liners giving an oal of 8 1/2". Priced at just a little over what you would pay for a Cold Steel copy ! 

ALAN WOOD UK

SOLD   Alan Wood. MINI HUNTER model. One of Alan best selling models that has been a main stay of his catalog since the beginning. I doubt if many have been as nice as this version. Lovely Odin's Eye damascus blade and Sambar stag handle with s/s fittings. Dark brown pouch sheath with Alan's logo stamped onto it. Just waiting for someone to take this beauty out into the field ! 2 3/4" blade. oal 6 3/4". Brand new, a CLA knife. 

BOB DOZIER USA

SOLD  Bob DOZIER.  ARKANSAS TRAVELLER.  Living Legend Bob Dozier has built his reputation on making "no nonsense, no frills" hard working knives for people who actually use them. His favourite steel is D2 tool steel in which he has perfected the art of heat-treating, to obtain the maximum performance ( this stuff justs keeps on cutting !! ). Every once in a while, Bob will upgrade a model with a premium handle material and this is such an example. The extremely rare, genuine AMBER stag ( not the dyed version that is more commonly seen ) makes this knife a thing of beauty to treasure or to use. Aol 6 7/8" and a blade of 2 7/8". D2 steel at 60-61rc. Complete with a kydex sheath.  This is out of my own collection. Mint.

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01/08/2021

Knives added in BUSHCRAFT, HUNTING & FOLDERS.

25/07/2021

Knives added in HUNTING & FOLDERS.

( Rob Bayley S4 incoming - please email for more details).

18/07/2021

Knives added in BUSHCRAFT, HUNTING & FOLDERS.

11/07/2021

Two out of production knives added FOLDERS

04/07/2021

More knives added in HUNTING & FOLDERS.

27/06/2021

Two out of production knives added in HUNTING & FOLDERS.

20/06/2021

Knives added in BUSHCRAFT, a stunning Alan Wood in HUNTING and a superb R. Bayley added in HIGH END KNIVES.

14/06/2021

Knives added in HUNTING & BUSHCRAFT.

06/06/2021

Knives added in UTILITY, including a new model from Alan Wood.

30/05/2021

Knives added in BUSHCRAFT plus a superb Matching Set of Randall Made knives in UTILITY

23/05/2021

Alan Wood knives added in HUNTING & BUSHCRAFT, including a brand new model.

16/05/2021

Knives added in  BUSHCRAFT, UTILTY - and a famous Movie knife in  HIGH END KNIVES. 09/05/2021

Knives added in HIGH END FOLDERS & UTILITY.

(Beauty & the Beast ! )

02/05/2021

Knives added in HUNTING & UTILITY.

30/04/2021

Middleton Bros. added in  BOWIES.

25/04/2021

H. HITCHMOUGH added in HIGH END FOLDERS

18/04/2021

Knives added in FOLDERS and HUNTING.

11/04/2021

Superb knives added in HIGH END FOLDERS & UTILITY + BUSHCRAFT.

04/04/2021

Knives added in HIGH END KNIVES & HIGH END FOLDERS, including a wonderful H. Hitchmough.

28/03/2021

Knives added in UTILITY & HIGH END KNIVES, including a rare Randall Miniature.

21/03/2021

Wessex Blades added in BUSHCRAFT

14/03/2021

Rare knives added in BUSHCRAFT & FOLDERS.

07/03/2021

Knives added in HIGH END FOLDERS & FOLDERS. Also BOOKS.

28/02/2021

Knives added in BUSHCRAFT & HUNTING.

21/02/2021

Interesting reading material in BUSHCRAFT & HUNTING.

19/02/2021

Alan Wood knife added in  HUNTING

14/02/2021

Yay! Back in business. :) Knives added in HUNTING and a couple of nice books in BOOKS to aleviate the Lockdown boredom !

07/02/2021

Sorry to have to say that 'gremlins' have got into my computer, which is now refusing to upload any new photos !

Hoping to have it fixed asap. Contact by email is still okay ( so far...... ! )

31/01/2021

Knives addded in HUNTING, BOWIES & FOLDERS

24 /01/2020

Knives added in BOWIES & HUNTING.

17/01/2021

Superb 'EDC' added in FOLDERS.

10/01/2021

Rare BAYLEY RAVEN added in  BUSHCRAFT.

06/01/2021

More SALE items added in HUNTING & BUSHCRAFT.

03/01/2021

SALE ITEMS added in  HIGH END FOLDERS, FOLDERS,

HUNTING & BUSHCRAFT.

Good luck !

 

Wishing everyone a healthy and Happy New Year.

I look forward to (hopefully) meeting some of you at a Show this year.

 

May I wish all my customers, old and new, a very Happy (& safe) Christmas.

Thank you for your custom and support throughout this most challenging year !

 

27/12/2020

ALAN WOOD added in HUNTING.

17/12/2020

Woodlore added in BUSHCRAFT and lovely A. Thorburn in FOLDERS.

13/12/2020

Two folders added in HUNTING.

06/12/2020

Knives added in FOLDERS & BUSHCRAFT.

29/11/2020

Knives added in BUSHCRAFT & HUNTING.

23/Nov/2020

So sad to hear that Knifemaking Legend TONY BOSE passed away yesterday.

The word legend is often used but in Tony's case it was entirely justified. More than anyone, he rekindled interest in the 'slipjoint' genre and was generous with his time and knowledge to other makers of this type of folder, including his work with W.R. Case.

I am proud to say I knew him and met him and the Knifemaking World will be a lesser place without him.

RIP 

22/11/2020

Super knives added in HIGH END FOLDERS, BUSHCRAFT & FOLDERS. Enjoy,

15/11/2020

SINN 104 added in LUXURY WATCHES

Semi-skinner added in HUNTING.

09/11/2020

Knives added in UTILITY, HUNTING, BUSHCRAFT AND HIGH END KNIVES.

08/11/2020

Wonderful Scrimshaw knife in FOLDERS.

(More knives added tomorrow).

01/11/2020

Knives added in HUNTING & BUSHCRAFT.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

          In Memoriam

23/11/2020

TONY BOSE. USA.

A true Legend. I am proud to have known and met him. The Knifemaking world is a lesser place without him.

15/12/2016

STEPHEN WADE COX - A terrific knifemaker and a really nice guy. I shall miss him greatly.

                  RIP