Horse Brand Company Naval Knife

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The Naval Knife by the Horse Brand Company has been developed in the style of the knives used by Scandinavian sailors and naval men. It has a 440C stainless steel blade paired with a solid brass handle, offering extremely effective corrosion resistance, and the brass is attached via a hard-wearing lead free silver solder. The…

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NASA Gemini 6 Space-Flown Switchblade

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Until very recently I wasn’t aware that NASA’s Gemini astronauts were issued with switchblades for emergency use, it’s likely that the knives were intended to be used in the result of a crash landing in a forest or jungle rather than the ocean as planned. Soviet cosmonauts from the same era were issued with machetes for…

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Scrimshaw Knife Kit

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The Scrimshaw Knife Kit by Mollyjogger is an all inclusive package to try your hand at scrimshaw etching – a unique art form that began during the heyday of the whaling era of the 1700s. This kit contains a 4 1/8” Trapper Knife, a hardened steel scribe, 1/2 dram of India ink, a bamboo tracing…

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Mammoth Bone Damascus Steel Knife

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These knives by the master bladesmiths at Santa Fe Stoneworks have 33 layer Damascus steel blades with handles carved from mammoth bone, each is a one-off creation and no two look quite the same. The unique layering you can see in the blade is thanks to the folding and hammering required to create Damascus steel,…

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Helle Dokka Folding Knife

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The Helle Dokka Knife has been produced by Steinar Helle and his descendants in Norway since the 1930s, the smiths at Helle create the blade from triple laminated steel with a high-carbon alloy centre and a twin outer layers of stainless steel for corrosion protection. Each Dokka Knife ships in a leather carrying case with…

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The Americana Fisherman Knife

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The Americana Fisherman Knife is an American made fishing, hunting and survival blade made by Ruana Knives. Each is made from 1095 high carbon steel and has a handle wrapped with 7 feet of high-strength paracord for use in emergency situations. The blade is finished to a Rockwell hardness rating of 56 to 58, it’s…

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Hotta-san Hunting Knife

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The Hotta-san Hunting Knife is the work of a legendary Japanese blackmith based in the Tosa region of Shikoku, each knife is made by hand without the use of a die, and each blade is considered a functional work of art by people who know more about Japanese sword and knife making than you or…

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Asprey Pocket Knife & Game Counter

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This ivory-handled Asprey pocket knife has a clever game counter and place finder built into its side – to ensure that the country gent can keep tabs on his afternoon’s shooting without losing count. The knife itself contains one large blade and two smaller blades, a flat-head screwdriver, a wood-saw, a cartridge-extractor for 12 & 16-bore…

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Magnum Damascus Knife by Böker

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Damascus steel was first invented 300 years before the birth of Christ, the original methods used to create it were lost for centuries and only relatively recently have metallurgists reverse engineered the process to the point where they can now create ingots of the metal that are indistinguishable from the original. In 2006 a research team…

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