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Quintessential Cutlery - 1k$ to 2K$ Folder

Carson Kit damascus LL

kit carson

Devon Thomas ladder pattern damascus blade is 3-1/8" long. Closed knife:4-1/8".

Anodized titanium bolsters and liners ,file worked spine. Warthog scales.

Price: $1,295.00

Quintessential Cutlery 2K$ or More Folders

Kious Joe /Skaggs folder

Joe kious

ATS-34 mirror polish blade is 3-1/8" long. Closed knife: 4-3/8"

Silver liners, pins and bolsters engraved in deep relief  by Ron Skaggs.

Stainless back spring. Sambar stag scales

Price: $2, 450.00

Quintessential Cutlery - Hunters & Utility

Herron George skinner

George Herron

ATS-34 stainless mirror polished blade is 3-1/2" long. Full length:8"

Full tapered tang ,stainless bolsters and rivets. Desert Ironwood scales. Original leather sheath.                                                                                                                     Perfection of George Herron work is widely known and admired. Still; I'm delighted  each time I handle one of his knives and reluctant to put it down.

Price: $895.00

Quintessential Cutlery - 1k$ or less Folder

Barnes Gary top lock folder

Gary barns

Maker's damascus blade is 3" long.  Closed knife:4"

Sterling silver frame is textured, fluted and file worked. Abalone scales are fastened by silver pins. Lever on the top unlocks blade to fold it.

Price: $ 995.00

Quintessential Cutlery - 1k$ or less Folder

Broadwell David  Linerlock

dawid broadwell

Damascus blade is 3" long. Closed knife:3-3/4".

Mocume frame, stainless locking liner and back spine . Stainless thumb stud, pivot and screws.

Price: $995.00

Quintessential Cutlery - Hunters & Utility

Lake Ron small fixed blade

ron lake

ATS-34 satin finished blade is 2-7/8" long. Full length: 6-1/2"

Silver bolster, fossil walrus scales with gold pins and liner.


Quintessential Cutlery - Daggers & Art

Jobin Jacques dagger

Jacques jobin

ATS-34 blade is 4-1/4" long. Full length: 7-1/2".

Integral stainless double edge dagger has titanium pin inlays in the blade and titanium overlaid handle topped with mother of pearl. Made in mid 90's knife has futuristic style characteristic to Jacques Jobin's designs.  

Price: $975.00

Quintessential Cutlery -Folders

Moro Corrado Turbillion

corrado moro

RWL-34 stainless blade is 3-14" long. Closed knife: 4-1/2"

416 stainless frame with carbori and black lip pearl inlays

Ball bearing pivoting mechanism is visible thru the crystal window.

Among many young contemporary makers Corrado is definitely one to keep an eye on.


Price: $8,400.00  

Quintessential Cutlery Presents: vintage pocket knives

Hubertus- solingen

 Stainless blade is 4-1/2" long. Closed knife: 5-1/2"

Silver fittings, yellow micarta scales.

 Estimated time of production 1960-1970. No signs of any use.

Price: $ 600.00

Quintessential Cutlery - Early Makers

Lile James hunter

440C blade is 3-3/4" long. Full length: 8-7/8"

Full tapered tang. Brass ,engraved bolsters and rivets .  Brass tong hole. Micarta scales over red liners. Engraves initials on the top of the bolster: J.M.K-76

Original leather sheath.

Price: $995.00

Quintessential Cutlery - 1k$ or less Folder

Onion Ken Slacker LL

ken onion

154 CPM satin finish blade is 3-1/4" long. Closed knife: 4-1/4"

Titanium textured frame, liners and tip-up right carry clip .

Price: $895.00

Quintessential Cutlery - 1k$ to 2K$ Folder

Winkler Daniel folder

daniel winkler

Carbon steel blade is 3-1/8" long. Closed knife 4-2/8"

File worked blade and spine. Iron bolsters,  liners and pins. Brass pivot pin.

Elk horn scales. Neck pouch is made by Robert Schummer in frontier fashion.

Price: $ 1,195.00

Quintessential Cutlery - Hunters & Utility

Herron/LEE semi-skinner

George Herron/tommy lee

Stainless 3-1/4" satin finish blade. Full length:  7-1/2". Full tapered tang.

Stainless engraved bolsters with gold inlays. Sambar stag scales with black liners.

Brown leather sheath with belt loop. 

This model is one of the few cooperation knives of those two makers.

Price: $1,550.00

Quintessential Cutlery - Early Makers

Loveless R.W. gut hook hunter

R. w. loveless

3-3/4" Blade. Full length: 8-3/4"

Full tapered tang. Brass rivets and thong hole. Brown linen micarta improved  handle.

Price: $6,250.00

Quintessential Cutlery - 1k$ or less Folder

Cover Ray lock-back

ray cover

D-2 steel blade is 3-3/8" long. Closed knife 4-1/4"

Stainless bolsters ,liners, back spring and pins. Cocobolo scales.

Leather belt sheath by Jim Layton.

Price: $650.00

Quintessential Cutlery 2K$ or More Folders

William Henry "Liberty

William henry

Heat-blued carbon "Flag" damascus blade is 2-9/16" long. Closed knife:3-1/4"

416 stainless engraved handle 

Sterling silver lanyard bail and bolo. Ruby gemstones set in 18K gold on thumb stud button lock and stainless beads.

 Carrying leader  Clip-Case  and beautiful display box .

Price: $ 6,500.00 

Quintessential Cutlery - 1k$ or less Folder

Zieba Michael S7 Flipper

michael zieba

Nitro-V steel blade is 2-3/4" Closed: 4-1/8"

Marble carbon fiber and vintage bronze finished frame. Copper back spacer with hidden skulls. Perfect finish, perfect action, lovely knife -comfortable to carry.

Price: $675.00


Quintessential Cutlery - Daggers & Art

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: $1,095.00

Quintessential Cutlery -BOWIE KNIVES

Michael price

,Michael Price hunting belt knife of nineteen century San Francisco " Gold Rush" era.

Full length: 10-1/8 ". Blade length:5-5/8". Full tapered tang. Walrus ivory scales, silver pins. Leather sheath.

Great condition.

Price: $18,000.00

Quintessential Cutlery-Antique

Ottmer Mike

Knife made in early 50's by Mike Ottmer (NJ) for Robert Abels - famous antique bowie collector, author of three books on the subject. In addition to his famous antique bowie collection, Ables supported a few modern era makers, Randall, Henry, Green and Ottmar among them. This knife appears in "blue book" ( Abels first booklet) on page 8, number 29

"Stag hilted knife with 7 inch blade, and leather scabbard. Made for me by Mike Ottmer of Island Heights, NJ marked R. Abels N.Y. 1954" Robert Abels

Stag scales are attached to full tang by brass pins and reinforced guard is solid brass. The original leather sheath with fluted brass throat and embossed Initials "R.A.".

Price: $3,000.00  -

"blue book" and history of previous ownerships are included with the knife.  

Quintessential Cutlery 2K$ or More Folders

Shadley Eugene Swing Guard folder

eugene shadley

ATS-34 blade, spring and lock bar. Closed knife: 5-3/8"

Stag scales, 410 stainless shield.

Price: $3,500.00

Quintessential Cutlery 2K$ or More Folders

Shadley Eugene auto

eugene shadley

ATS-34 satin finish blade. Closed knife: 5-3/8"

416 stainless frame. Stainless release button screws and safety. Stag scales.

Price: $3,000.00

Quintessential Cutlery 2K$ or More Folders

Shadley Eugene Dublin Whittler

eugene shadley

ATS-34 satin finish blade and springs. Closed knife is 5-3/4" long.

416 stainless frame. 410 stainless shield. Stag scales.

Price: 3,500.00

Quintessential Cutlery -BOWIE KNIVES

McItyre Shawn bowie

Shawn mcintyre MS

1085 steel blade is 9-1/4" long. Full length: 14-1/4"

Hidden tang. Damascus guard and ferrule. Burled stabilized Australian hardwood handle.

Hand tooled leather sheath with the frog.


Quintessential Cutlery - Hunters & Utility

McDonald W.J. Claw

W.j. mcdonald

440C blade is 2" long. Full length : 3-7/8"

Bighorn sheep scales, stainless rivets. Leather sheath.

Price: $225.00

Quintessential Cutlery - 1k$ or less Folder

Johnson R.B. Damasteel lockback

R.B. johnson

Damasteel blade is 3-1/8" long. Closed knife: 4-1/8"

Damasteel bolsters and back spring. Stainless liners and screws.

Mammoth tusk scales.

Price: $ 750.00

Quintessential Cutlery - 1k$ to 2K$ Folder

Booth Philip Italian style LL

Philip booth

Stainless satin finish blade is 5" long. Closed knife :6-1/8"

Stainless satin finish bolters and liners .Buffalo horn scales . Safety

Price: $ 1095.00

Quintessential Cutlery - Hunters & Utility

Jenkins Mitch semi-skinner

Mitch jenkins

154CM mirror polish blade is 5-3/4" long. Full lenght:10-1/4"

Full tapered tang. Stainless hilt and rivets. Dear antler scales with red liners.

Leather sheath.

Price: $595.00

Quintessential Cutlery - Hunters & Utility

Weiland Reese claw

reese weiland

Length beak to butt: 3-1/2"

Stainless blade, fossil walrus scales. Leather belt sheath.

Price: $175.