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Lary Ed Railroad Spike.

Ed Lary

Full length:*-1/2"

Carbon steel railroad spike knife on freight train car is the nicest I have ever seen. Ed Lary is an experienced master smith and craftsman and this whole piece is a very proof of it.

Price: $1,495.00

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Rigney Willie ring dagger

willie rigney

440C blade is 8-1/2" long (with ricasso). Full length: 15-1/4"

Stainless engraved fittings. Fluted handle.

Price: 4,950.00

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Shostle Ben short sword

ben shostle

440C blade is 16-1/8" long Full length"22"

 Stainless guard, ferrule and butt cup. Walrus tusk carved handle.  Engraved by maker.

Price: $ 3,500.00

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 Sid Birt Rapier

sid  birt

Welded Damascus double edge blade is 17"  long. Full length: 25"

Damascus guard forged and carved. Fluted handle.

There is a lot of information out there about Sid Birt - the name, you should definitely know , if you are custom knives collector.

Price: $4,800.00

There is old TV documentary on YouTube with Jim Porter and Sid Birt -two of my favorite

Master Smiths of all time (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W5FUfC9p1mA)

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Takahashi Masao Dagger

masao takahashi

Mirror polished double edged blade is 6-3/8" long. Full length: 11"

Full tapered tang. Deep concave ground. Stainless double guard and stainless pins.

Black canvas micarta handle. Leather sheath.

Price: $ 1,400.00

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Bergh Roger art knife

Roger Bergh

Damascus blade is 6-1/2" long. Full length: 11-1/2"

Hollow ground from 1/2" stack.  Steel bolster and Blackwood handle is carved and  textured the same way, to look like extension of each other. Textured silver butt cup matches  tip of tooled ,hand formed and sewn leather sheath ,which fits knife like glove.

Price: $4,200.00

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West Michael Desk Knife

Michael west

Rwl 34 powder steel blade is 3" long. Full length: 5-1/8"

Full tang with agate "Pietersite" scales in 935 sterling silver Framing. Hollow ground polished to bright shine.

Handle at its thickest 1/2"  at thinnest: 1/4" . Ebony stand with sterling silver fittings.

Michael's knives- new to the American collectors - have very unique, immediately recognizable elegant and harmonious style. You may want to look at his site  (westknives.com)

Price: $1,895.00

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Frazier Ron Kris knife

 Ron Frazier

11" hot blued kris dagger blade is textured to give it obsidian flint knapped look . Ebony handle is carved in totem pole- like style with some abalone inlays. Whole knife is 16-1/4" long and has South Pacific look.


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Howard Clark

Triangular side concave ground damascus blade is 6-1/2" long. Full length: 11-1/4".

Round handle of the same damascus twist is guarded by mosaic damascus disc. All steel forged by maker who is well known for his blade-smith skills.

Price: $1,200.00

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David Goldberg

Tamahagane (sand iron steel) blade with silver collar is differentially hardened. Spider and web motif on handle and case sterling silver fittings. Sterling silver Snake Menuki. Magnolia wood covered in sting ray skin case and handle with leather cord wrap. Water buffalo horn fitting on the case silk cord holder and the mouth.

Blade length:6-1/4" Full Length: 12"

Price: $3,000.00

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John Gage

High carbon forged blade is 8-1/2"long. Full length: 13"

Damascus and bronze guard and butt cup. Walnut and Snake wood handle.

Leather sheath by Russ Green.


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Owen Wood

Maker's Damascus steel blade is 10.04" long. Branches and rose are Bronze, done by Dan Kronberg. Handle is fossil walrus . Dagger was completed in 2004. Stand was made by the same artists in 2007.

Price:$ 5,995.00

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Jon P. Christiansen

Mosaic Damascus (1084/15n20) blade is 7-1/5" long. Full length: 12-1/8"

Guard and pommel: "Nitre Blued" (mild steel/nickel Damascus)

Handle is sculptured of an African Blackwood as is sheath with silver tip and throat.

Price: $1,800.00

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Chantal Gilbert

Knife- creature has 2 ½" long Damascus blade. Overall length: 6 ½". Silver copper, ivory, ebony and pearls are used in the making. Silver wire legs-stand and exotic wood, hand made box are a part of the art piece.

Price USD $1,800.00

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Chantal Gilbert

Knife –Bird has 2" long Damascus blade. Whole knife is 5 ½" long . Body-handle is made from silver and copper. Silver wire and rock stand and Exotic wood box are part of the art piece.

Price USD $1,600.00

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Raymond B. Rybar – MS

Damascus blade is 7" long. Overall length: 12½".Knife was made in 1994.

Price USD $850.00

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Forged head is 5-3/4". Full length: 20". Nickel silver inlay and bands. Hardwood shaft. It is a copy of the Rifleman grade Tomahawk with leather case and carring sling. Carried by the Canadian explorer on his trip over the Canadian Rockies 1789-1791.

Price USD $750.00