HUNTING KNIVES FOR SALE -
J. HALFRICH. USA. "SEMI SKINNER"
Details in HIGH END KNIVES.
Mint, unused condition. £575 inc. UK p&p
ALAN WOOD. "GRIFFIN".
A model I don't often have by Alan, this is a bigger version of his "semi-skinner" and ideal for those who hunt the larger species (or just like a bigger knife!). Very ergonomic, this knife will work as good as it looks
( and it looks very nice indeed with a green micarta handle decorated with a mixture of n/silver and mosaic pins ). A hand rubbed finish to the RWL34 steel blade adds to the appeal. Complete with brown leather Ambi sheath. Blade: 4-7/8"". Oal: 4-3/4".
Brand New from Maker. £395 inc. UK p&p
CHRONOS. POLAND. "SERRATUS".
A lovely knife from Dawid, with clean lines and a nice balance. As to be expected from him, the quality of this knife is superb ! Made from 2.5mm M390 steel and black G10, with blue liners and mosaic pins, this knife will certainly give 'pride of ownership'. Dawid's kydex sheaths are also a joy to behold. ( I wish I could get more of his knives ! ).
Blade: 4". Oal: 8-1/4".
Mint, unused condition. £285 inc. UK p&p
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. £385 inc. UK p&p.
SCHRADE. USA. "Vintage 49'er CLIP POINT".
For lovers of classic sheath knives reminiscence of a bygone era, here is another of these lovely Schrade knives, again in mint condition but this one having no box, unfortunately. This version having a more pronounced 'Clip point' but is just at home on a belt as in a display case. 4-1/2" carbon steel blade. Oal: 8-3/4". Brass guard & butt cap.
As new. £125 inc. UK p&p
ALAN WOOD. "CANADIAN".
The second version of this model I have had from Alan. This design needs no introduction to Knife Lovers & Hunters alike and is just as useful today as it was when first designed by D.H. Russell & R. Grohmann 60 plus years ago. The steel is 12c27 with a "Stag Bone" handle for a change from the usually seen wood. Blade: 4" Oal: 8-1/2". Complete with brown leather Ambi sheath.
Brand new from Maker. £345 inc. UK p&p
ALAN WOOD "KAVIK"
I have acquired three more of these wonderful new models from Alan
( which I can see becoming very popular ). All brand new and in a variety of handle materials and steel. Blade: 3-1/2". Oal: 8-1/4". All with brown leather sheath with "Ambi" loop.
All brand new from Maker.
TOP. 12c27 steel & Antique Ivory Micarta - no liners. £325
MIDDLE. RWL34 steel & Green/Black Phenolic with red liners. £375
BOTTOM. RWL34 steel & Box Elder Burr with blue liners. £395
All prices include UK p&p.
ALAN WOOD. "CLASSIC".
Alan take on the Classic Dropped Hunter by the Legendary Bob Loveless. Pared down to the basics, Alan has added a finger cut-out, which makes this knife feel so good in the hand. Definitely a working tool in 12c27 s/steel and Hunters orange G10 handle with black liners.
A knife that would be the envy of your shooting buddies ? Complete with brown leather Ambi sheath. Blade: 3-1/2". Oal: 8".
Brand new from Alan. £350 inc. UK p&p.
ALAN WOOD. "MINI HUNTER".
A deluxe version of a staple of Alan's catalogue, with a Damasteel blade and Camel bone, with green liners. Complete with brown "Ambi" sheath and Certificate.
Brand new from Alan. £415 inc. UK p&p.
SOLD ALAN WOOD. "STRETCHED TROUT & BIRD".
One of Alan's most popular designs but in a 'stretched' version. Ideal for those looking for a longer blade but still in a relatively compact package. Made even more desirable with some of the most gorgeous stag I have seen for a long time - lovely colouring. S/steel bolts and a mosaic pin. Complete with a brown Ambi sheath and Certificate.
Blade: 4-1/2" (12c27 steel). Oal: 8-3/4"
Brand new from Maker.
SOLD PUMA. GERMANY. "3591 - WAIDMESSER". A superb example of this now discontinued knife. Possibly the complete "one Knife does all" for the Stalker ? Main fixed blade, with a bone saw and gralloching blade folded inside the handle ( and a corkscrew to celebrate a good day in the field ! ). Complete with original leather sheath but missing the 'frog' for belt carry (simply carry it in a pocket or backpack instead ).Made in 1971. Mint, unused condition.
BUCK KNIVES. USA. "PATHFINDER - 105".
A 'vintage' example (made around the late 1970's - early 1980's) of this all time Classic knife from Buck. The 105 has a longer (5 inch) blade which some might prefer for stalking. This knife also has the original 'Cavalry flap' style sheath.
Mint & unused. £89 inc. UK p&p
GUY STAINTHORP. "Drop point Hunter/Utility".
A knife from my own Collection which has been lovingly admired for Guy's superb craftsmanship. Made for me, I managed to get a great piece of Sambar Stag from Guys' dwindling supply and paired it with a flat grind on RWL34 premium steel for a using knife that will work as good as it looks ! However, having more knives than any man has a right to, I never actually got around to using it and it's spent most of it's life as a 'safe queen'. Time to let it go as it deserves to be used. I'm sure whoever buys this knife will not be disappointed. Blade: 4-1/4". Oal: 9"
Mint condition. New price - now £340 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.
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. £190 inc. UK p&p
SOLD ALAN WOOD. "DOUBLE SET".
It's not often that I get chance to offer these wonderful sets made with the Stalker in mind. Consisting of a Stalker and Ripper these two knives will take care of most tasks! These sets by Alan are much sought after and this is a particularly nice one, having giraffe bone handles with red liners. This set is pre-owned and has been back to Alan for a refurb and new sheath, coming back 'as good as new'. The Stalker is in 12c27 steel while the Ripper is made from premium RWL34 steel. Stalker - blade: 4 3/4". oal:9". Ripper - blade: 3" oal: 7".
SOLD SHOSUI TAKEDA. "DROP POINT HUNTER".
One of my favourite Japanese makers, Shosui is a 3rd. Generation Master Bladesmith specialising in 'Aogami Super steel', which is now clad in stainless steel. As typical of Japanese swords, Shosui forges the blade before passing it to another maker to be handled - in this case, pinned stag with a micarta spacer. Take it from me, Shosui makes a sharp knife !! Blade: 4" Oal: 8 3/4". Complete with a well made leather sheath.
Mint, unused cond. Commission sale - £475 inc. UK p&p.
CK HUNTER ( Customknife exclusive ) This is my exclusive design that I have made for me by Andy Martland. I thought it would be nice to also include it in the Hunting section, as those who have bought it and used it in the field have been very happy with its performance. I also feel that this would be a very useful knife to keep in a backpack. (See CK Exclusive on sidebar for details of spec.).
New. £175 inc. UK p&p
SOLD MR. ITOU. JAPAN. "UTILITY HUNTER".
Another wonderful knife from the forge of Mr. Itou. Made from his 'trademark' R2 Damascus steel (amazing cutting ability) and a gorgeous Desert Ironwood handle, with a nickel silver hilt and bolts.
This model has an 'unusual' grip design, where the 'trigger' finger sits in front of the protrusion - a grip I personally like and find very comfortable and safe ( a little like a Finnish Puukko with a finger stop!)
Blade: 4 1/2" Oal: 9 1/4". Complete with a well made sheath.
SOLD J. A. LONEWOLF. USA. "DEER HUNTER".
A superbly Scrimshawed deer graces the handle of this wonderful knife by the artisan Jay Lonewolf ( not to be confused with the company Lone Wolf Knives ). As a skilful bladesmith with over 20 years experience, he also hand forged the "randon pattern" damascus blade and it's easy to see why his work is much sought after in the States. With a brass guard and genuine stag handle, set of by a wooden pommel, this knife would look as good on a belt as it would in a Collection. My only "minor complaint" would be that the quality of the sheath does not do justice to the stunning quality of the knife ( it proves the adage that "Knifemakers make knives because they want to - but make sheaths because they have to ! ").
Blade: 3 3/4". Oal: 8 1/2". Mint condition.
SOLD ALAN WOOD. "EXPERT".
This is a lovely model by Alan, that in the right hands is capable of more than it's size suggests - hence the name. A mirror polished blade of premium RWL34 steel and maroon micarta, set off by white liners and stainless steel fittings makes for a very attractive knife. Complete with a black leather 'swivel' sheath. Blade: 3 1/4". Oal: 7 1/2".
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.
RUFFIN JOHNSON "EL LOBO SOLO -TRAILING POINT". PLEASE EMAIL FOR SPEC.£395 inc. p&p
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.
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.
SOLD RUSSELL EASLER "DROPPED HUNTER". Now, sadly deceased, Russell was a prominent and well respected Knifemaker in America. This lovely example of his work, made in 2004, is testament to the legacy he left behind. Very well made with a handle of Bighorn Sheep, giving a wonderful grip, and a 3 1/2" s/s blade. Oal is 8". I would describe this knife as very near mint - there is a minute amount of shrinkage of the horn and the bolsters show wear from being inserted in the sheath - which is signed but shows signs of its 10 year age (as to be expected).
SOLD ALAN WOOD "FIELD & STREAM"
SOLD ALAN WOOD "WARRENER". This model by Alan is made with the "Rabbiter" in mind, designed for crunching through joints, etc. and skinning - although I think you could skin just about anything with this beauty. However, I could also see this knife getting a lot of use in the kitchen as a sort of "mini Chef-knife". Very comfortable in the hand ! A flat grind 3 1/2""blade of Random pattern Damasteel and a Camel bone handle (with blue liners), gives an oal of 7 1/2". Brand new from Alan.
SOLD PAT MITCHELL "HAND MADE" SHEFFIELD. A lovely little "Gut-Hook" hunter for those of you used to this style of knife. Made by the now sadly deceased family firm of Stuart and Pat Mitchell, who specialised in hunting knives that were made to be used. Pat Mitchell knives are now becoming harder to find and are developing a nice following of users and collectors. A 2 1/2" blade of SF-77 Sheffield Carbon steel with a rosewood handle, giving an aol of 6 1/4". Despite it's seemingly small size, this knife would be capable of "punching well above it's weight" ! Appears to be unused but shows a few scratches from being inserted in the kydex neck sheath.
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 !
SOLD Alan Wood. "CHAMOIS" model. This is a brand new design from Alan for 2013. I would call it a cross between his Mini Hunter and Picos models. This particular version has dense-twist pattern damasteel, s/s guard,etc and Sambar Stag handle material. The oal is 7 1/2" with a 3 1/2" blade. This knife has a "Ambi-Cross-Draw" sheath making it suitable for right handers or southpaws ! A really lovely knife to either use as a Stalking knife or to simply collect and admire.
Brand new from Alan.
SOLD Phil Wilson - Seamount Knife Works. MEADOWS Semi-skinner. A chance to buy a knife that is rarely seen on this "side of the pond" by Phil Wilson, whose work is very highly regarded in America - so much so that he has recently worked with the World Famous knife brand, Spyderco who are selling a version of Phil's work. Phil himself is no longer accepting orders due to being backlogged by over a year ! This very practical Hunter has a 4 1/2" blade of premium CPMS30V with a green canvas micarta handle, for a oal of 9". Brand new, mint condition.
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.
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.
SOLD Alan Wood. "Stretched" Expedition model. WOW! What a stunning knife ! Extra long 12c27 stainless blade ( 8 1/4" compared to the usual 6" length ) and designed, according to Alan, with the Boar hunter in mind. The blade is Flat ground with a perfect hand rubbed finish. Handle is of Giraffe bone which, like a lot of natural material, differs in colour on either side. Housed in an impressive dangler-type sheath. Oal.13 1/2". Perhaps my favourite of Alan's CLA knives. Brand new.
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Wow ! Back home from a really busy KnivesUK Show. Lovely to meet up with customers old & new - hope you all enjoyed it as much as I did. Picked up a LOT of knives, which will be appearing over the next few weeks. Stay Tuned !
Stephen Wade Cox - terrific knifemaker and a really nice guy. I shall miss him greatly.