Lot Qty Description
11Bill Moran hunting knife, Lime Kiln MD mark, 10 oal, 5 1/8 clip point blade with blood groove. Contoured wood handle with brass guard and pommel. Original leather belt sheath. One of the nicest Lim Kiln marks Ive run across.
21R. W. Loveless LAWNDALE hunter. Front of blade tang marked S241, back of the blade marked K.W.M. Early two color micarta handles, original leather belt sheath numbered S241, 9 3/4 oal, 5 satin finish clip point utility blade. Early Lawndale in mint condition. Sheath has some handling wear.
31Buster Warenski Art dagger, marked B. Warenski, Richfield, UT, nickel silver frame with pearl inlay. Engraved, 10 5/8 oal with a 6 mirror polished double edge blade. Leather scabbard with nickel silver throat and tip. By one of the legends of knifemaking.
41Jack Busfield, Ranoke Rapids NC mark, stone inlay handles, nickel silver frame engraved by the late Dan Wilkerson, 3 1/2 closed, 6 open, hand rubbed finish on a trailing point shaped blade. Mint. Dated 12/90 on the inside backstrap.
51John Young subhilt fighter, back of the blade etched 1 of 1. Buffalo horn handles with polished stainless fittings, 11 oal, 6 5/8 mirror polished blade with a partially sharpened false edge. Leather belt sheath with hand signature and 1 of 1. Rare model by a top maker trained by Steve Johnson. Can feel a tiny bit of shrinkage of the horn when rubbing your finger over the joint, nothing visible. Mint otherwise.
61Jerry Fisk stag handled hunter, hidden tang, hand rubbed finish on blade and bolster, 9 1/4 oal, 4 3/4 blade, Kenny Rowe sheath, mint except for two or three pinprick specks.
71Lile Micarta handled hunter, with the dot above the logo, indicating it was made after Jimmys death when the company ran for a brief time. Black micarta handles, brass fittings, 8 1/2 oal, drilled for lanyard, 3 3/4 blade, with Lile sheath. Mint.
81Jimmy Lile early folder, stag handles, dovetailed bolster, 3 3/4 closed, lockback. Mint.
91Harvey McBurnette Eagles Nest, NM marked oosic handled front lock, dovetailed bolsters on each end, 3 1/2 closed, 6 1/2 open. Mint.
101Mel Pardue jigged bone locking liner with Mokume bolsters, fileworked liners and lockback bar, as well a backstrap, with thumbstud, dovetailed bolsters, 3 3/8 closed, 6 open. Mint.
111Jack Busfield Mesa AZ pearl lockback, slant dovetailed bolsters on each end, hand rubbed finish, mirror polished bolsters, 3 closed. Mint.
121Tim Britton folder, engraved by Jim Small. This is the actual knife featured in all of Brittons pass out cards (to this day!) stag handles. A couple of his cards featuring this knife are included. 3 5/16 closed.
131Jess Horn Micarta handled drop point folder. Drilled for lanyard, lockback, hand rubbed finish, 4 closed. Mint.
141Jerry Fisk one of 12 specially designed folder series, elaborate etching in 2 styles, friction lock, 3 1/8 closed, 5 1/2 open, mint, rare.
151Steve Johnson, Manti, Utah elliptical hunter. Mammoth ivory handles, features his signature stamp on the reverse side of the blade, rare, original belt sheath. Tapered tang, drilled for lanyard, red liners, 8 1/2 oal, 3 7/8, typical flawless Johnson workmanship. Mint
161Steve Johnson Manti Utah clip point hunter, mirror polished blade, tapered tang. Wood handles with nickel silver guard and handle bolts, original leather belt sheath. Superb sheath by one of the best. 7 7/8 closed, 3 3/4 blade.
171T. W. Downing semi skinner. Mirror polished blade, tapered tang, stag handles with nickel silver guard, leather belt sheath. 9 1/4 oal, 4 1/2 blade, red liner. Mint.
181Harvey McBurnette hunting knife. Trailing point blade, full tang with filework tang and liners, genuine stag handle, brass guard, unused but blade has light pitting overall. No sheath. Near mint. 7 1/8 oal, 2 7/8 blade.
191Steve Hoel Utility folder, wood handles, 3 7/8 closed, lockback, hand rubbed finish, one tiny indent into the wood at the front pivot rivet. Not usually notable unless it was a Hoel or comparable. Amazing how he can make a basic utility functional folder look like an art knife. Beautiful
201George Herron hunter. Brushed finish semi-skinner, cocobolo wood handles, original leather belt sheath, legendary Hall of Fame knifemaker, and the father of knifemaking in South Carolina. Straight tang, 7 3/4 oal, 3 1/4 blade. Mint. Does not have the typical number on the tang and matching number on the sheath, more of a utility type knife.
211D. L. Hedrick double edged fighter, tapered tang, wood scales, nickel silver bolsters engraved by Julie Warenski, featuring gold inlay. Fancy tooled leather sheath. 10 oal, 5 1/2 blade, mint.
221Ron Lake Tail lock interframe folder. 7 4/16 closed, drop point blade, back of tang stamped with 2. Brass frame with wood inlay. Mint.
231Doug Casteel Art Dagger. Damascus double edge blade, engraved brass handle and blade overlay. Stainless guard and pommel. Fabulous knife by an incredible maker (now passed). Originally sold for several thousand dollars. 18 oal, 12 blade, no sheath (likely came in a presentation case that has disappeared back down the line). Mint except for a couple of tiny specks near the tip.
241Warren Osborne folder, lockback, Damascus steel double edge dagger blade, mokume frame with black lip pearl scales, Damascus lanyard tap, 3 3/4 closed. Beautiful.
251Ed Van Hoy drop point hunter. Mosaic Damascus steel blade, tapered tang with ironwood handles. Stainless dovetailed bolster with hand engraving. Leather belt sheath. 8 7/8 oal, 4 3/8 blade, mint.
261Ruana Hunter with the M stamp. Appears to be a 27C model, 9 1/4 oal, 4 3/4 blade, sharpened and carried some but typical Ruanas out of the box lean to the rough side so taking that into consideration this one is near mint. (pre-1983)
271Mike McClure Crown stag fillet knife. Journeyman smith mark, 11 oal, 6 1/4 blade, nickel silver guard, hidden tang, red and black spacers, unused but there is some specking along the blade edges. Leather sheath.
281Zscherny stag handled small folder. Hand rubbed finish, fileworked liners, lockback, 2 1/2 closed, 4 1/4 open, mint.
291L.J. Thompson, Forest Grove, OR deep jigged bone folder, frontlock, nice hand rubbed finish, slant dovetailed bolsters, 3 5/8 closed, 6 5/8 open. Mint.
301Bob Cargill muskrat canoe with stag handles. Oak leaf shield, 3 5/8 closed, mint.
311Gil Hibben handmade folder, button lock locks the blade open and closed, long cut out in the blade, metal frame with a rubber insert, 5 closed, mint.
321Hegwood micarta folder, sliplock, dovetailed bolsters, 3 1/2 closed, #21, appears to have been carried and used, cleaned to exc plus/nm.
331R. Cover 2 blade jumbo trapper with deep jigged bone handles, dovetailed bolsters with black liner, sliplock, 2 blacksprings, Mint, 4 1/4 closed.
341Frank Centofante, Tampa, FL red jigged bone folding lockback, 3 5/8 closed. Hand rubbed finish. Mint.
351Claude Montjoy Stag Gunstock folder, 2 blades, hand rubbed finish, grooved bolsters, 2 7/8 closed. Mint.
361Corbet Sigman drop point hunter. Mirror polished, hidden tang with a single finger grip, nickel silver guard and pommel. No sheath. 9 1/2 oal, 5 blade, mint.
371Bret Dowell, Canton, OK handmade hunting knife. Skinner blade, mirror polished, maple handles. Tapered tang with filework. Leather sheath. Exceptional balance, 7 7/8 oal, 3 3/4 blade,
381C. H. Morris pearl folder with anodized bolsters and liners, fileworked on liners, titanium backstrap, dovetailed bolsters, saber ground blade with thumbstud, 4 closed. Mint.
391Jess Horn small folder with white synthetic handles, #21 on reverse of tang, 2 7/8 closd, 5 1/8 open, hand rubbed finish, sliplock
401William Henry liner lock with black palmwood handles. Curved bolster, 2 7/8 closed, with leather pocket pouch, thumbstud, locking liner.
411W. D. Pease elegant pearl handled lockback. Release is distinctive in that it is on the liner and depressing it lifts the lock to release the blade, 4 closed, 6 7/8 open, handrubbed flat and mirror polished in the concave edge of the blade, sculpted non-rounded edges. Clean design.
421Bill King pearl handled locking liner with dark swirl mokume bolsters, fileworked on blade back and inside liners, anodized titanium locking liner, dovetailed bolsters, 3 closed, 5 1/8 open, ATS34 steel, number 0311, mint.
431Owen Wood mastadon handled hunter, curved dovetailed bolsters, some filework forming a thumbrest, red liners, 7 oal, 3 1/8 blade, mint. No sheath.
441Corbet Sigman bone handled folder, drilled for lanyard, 4 closed, 6 3/4 open, hand rubbed semi-skinner blade, lockback. Mint.
451John Fuller black pearl handled folder, engraved slant nickel-silver bolsters, 2 3/4 closed, 4 5/8 oal. Mint.
461Kaj Embretson drop point hunter. Fileworked blade, mirror polished, burl maple handle with Damascus guard and pommel. Swedish Art Knife Invitational maker. No sheath, comes with a zip up case. Hidden tang, 8 3/4 oal, 3 3/4 blade. Mint.
471Ernie Grospitch USA Moran style wire inlaid maple handled folder, lockback, coffin pommel, dovetailed bolsters on the front end, fileworked liners, blade back , and backspring. 5 closed, 9 open. Mint.
481Gene Shadley 2 blade Doctors knife. Former Knifemakers Guild President, jigged bone handled 2 blade (spatula 2ed blade) 3 1/2 closed. Mint.
491Kelgin (Ken Largin) trailing point hunter. brushed finish blade with filework. Desert ironwood handle with turquoise spacers. Brass guard and pommel, wood presentation case. No sheath. 4 1/4 blade, 8 3/8 oal, mint.
501Dan D (Dan Dennehey) spike dagger. 3 sided triangular blade, ebony handle with nickel silver ferrule. Tooled leather sheath with limb slits, famous early maker and knife thrower. Hidden tang, 9 1/2 oal, 4 7/8 blade, with sheath, mint.
511Steve Fecas Fighter. Hand rubbed finish, ATS34 steel, double edge blade, tapered tang, Ironwood handles with stainless dovetailed bolster. Leather belt sheath. 10 oal, 5 3.8 blade, 3 1/4 sharpened false edge, some basic tooling on the pouch leather sheath, mint. Great knife from a top S. C. maker who is no longer with us.
521Todd Kopp, Apache Jct. Az, Elmer Keith model skinner. Mirror polished blade, ground from heavy 3/8 stock, polished stag handle with nickel silver spacers and fittings. Basketweave leather belt sheath. Superb. 9 1/2 oal, 4 3/5 blade. Mint, with basketweave leather sheath.
531Colin Cox fighter. Partial double edge satin finished blade, stacked leather washer handles with nickel silver guard and duralumin pommel with lanyard. Leather belt sheath with sharpening stone, former Randall employee. 11 oal, 6 blade, mint. Sullivan sheath.
541Bob Patrick, Woodcraft style hunter. Satin finish, wide belly skinner blade. Polished stag handles with micarta spacers, 2 pieces around a hidden tang. Stainless guard and duralium pommel. High quality Candadian maker. Leather belt sheath. Micarta spacers. Knife is mint but the spacers ride a little higher than the handle. 9 oal, 4 1/2 blade. Mint except as noted.
551Ken McFall drop point hunter, unique cactus handle with burl spalted wood spacer, mirror polished, nickel silver guard, spacers, and pommel. Tooled leather belt sheath. 9 oal, 4 1/4 blade, mint.
561Frank Dilluvio sub hilt fighter. Mirror polished double edge blade with slot cutout. Full tang. Stag handles with polished stainless fittings. Leather sheath with belt clip. 10 oal, 5 1/4 blade, 3 sharpened false edge. Mint.
571Chuck Hawes Damascus hunter. Drop point Damascus steel blade with filework. Hidden tang, genuine stag handle, Mokume guard with a leather belt sheath. 8 1/2 oal, 4 1/4 blade, leather sheath. Mint.
581Tommy Lee Damascus hunter, drop point blade with a tapered tang. Desert ironwood handles with dovetailed stainless bolster. With leather belt sheath. 6 1/4 oal, 2 7/8 blade. Mint.
591Butch Beaver, New River, Az, Gentlemans hunter. Mirror polished blade, tapered tang, slant and dovetailed bolsters, exotic wood handles with mosaic pins. Fancy tooled leather belt sheath. 6 1/2 opal, 2 5/8 blade, mint. Top Arizona maker who recently passed.
601D. A. Ruana micarta hunter, on back marked, DHR Grand. Dave Ruana is the grandson of legendary Rudy Ruana and worked Saturdays under his Grandads supervision between 1978-1983. He worked full time for Ruana Knives 1987-1989, but was also making RHR Grand knives signed DARuana with sheath stamped R.H.R. over Grand with a diagonal knife in 1987, likely the year this knife was made. He has undertaken some impressive and intricate art knives in recent years. Mint, micarta handled hunter with three lanyard hole size rivet, 8 oal, 3 5/8 blade. Ming
611Russell Easler hunter, hand rubbed blade with a false edge, ATS34 steel, tapered tang, rich grain wood handle, stainless bolster guard, leather belt sheath. Highly regarded South Carolina maker. 7 1/2 oal, 3 3/8 blade, pouch leather sheath. Knife is mint, sheath shows some storage scuffs.
621Randy Lee drop point hunter. Mirror polished drop point blade with filework. Tapered tang. Spalted maple handle with mosaic pins. Tooled leather belt sheath by Sonja Lee, 7 12 oal, 3 1/4 blade, mint.
631Sid Birt small dagger with wood handles, no sheath. Tapered tang with liner, nickel silver bolster, 8 1/8 oal, 3 5/8 blade. In his heyday Sid was considered one of the very top knifemakers and his knives commanded top dollar.
641Ray Beers drop point hunter. Wood handles with brass pins, full tang construction, leather belt sheath. Straight tang, 7 oal, 3 3/4 blade, RB stamped leather pouch sheath. Mint. Ray Beers is also known as the knifemaker who made a knife for--and presented to the Pope in Rome, as well as designing knives for the Franklin Mint.
651Harry George, Aiken, SC ironwood hunter, tapered tang, great balance, 7 oal, 3 1/4. If the Aiken address makes you wonder if there is a connection to George Herron you are right--Harry was Georges son-in-law. Mint.
661Brown & Pharr wood handled 2 blade in their unique pattern. Dovetailed bolsters, 3 5/8 long closed, 2 blades.
671Ron Gaston stag small hunter, tapered tang, hand rubbed finish, 6 oal, 2 5/8 blade, mint. no sheath.
681John Walker mastodon ivory folder, Damascus dovetailed bolsters, fileworked inside, with a gold tag, 3 closed, 5 5/8 open, mint. Sliplock.
691Don Hanson Pearl handled Damascus folder. 3 1/8 closed, 5 1/4 open, nickel silver bolsters and liners, sliplock, mint.
701J. D. Clay, Greenup Ky wide belly skinner, Mirror polished blade, tapered tang, contoured micarta handles, leather belt sheath. Drilled for lanyard, 8 1/8 oal, 3 3/4 blade, mint.
711Allen Elischewitz micarta handled bead blasted fighter, 12 oal, 6 blade, hidden tang, sculpted micarta handle, drilled for lanyard, Mint.
721Bob Sky (Bob Hajovosky) sub hilt fighter, wood handles with fileworked nickel silver fittings, polished double edge blade, leather belt sheath. 12 1/2 oal, 7 1/2 blade, top edge sharpened for 5 1/4. Mint. I once asked Bob since he was from Texas did he consider himself a Southerner (as Texas was part of the Confederacy) or since he lived west of the Mississippi did he consider himself a Westerner. His answer? Texan.
731Bone fighter, finger grooved genuine stag handles, satin finished false edge blade, nickel silver hilt and pommel. H mark on the tang (Hipps era), Reverse tang marked W.81.S, nickel silver and fiber spacer at the guard, 10 3/4 oal, 5 7/8 blade with a 4 1/2 sharpened false edge. No sheath. Some light water specks.
741Gill Hibben hunting knife, cleaned brushed finish, false edge skinner blade. Wood handle with maroon spacers, nickel silver guard and pommel. Early model features collectible Manti, UT mark. Original leather belt sheath 9 3/4 oal, 4 7/8 blade, hidden tang, near mint.
751Frank Centofante hunting knife, brushed finish trailing point blade. Leather spacer handle with brass guard and pommel. Original leather belt sheath. Blade has a few minor pit specks and some tarnish on the guard and pommel. Very early knife by a former Knifemakers Guild President and Cutlery Hall of Fame member.9 1/2 oal, 5 blade. near mint.
761S. Mackrill wide belly skinner. Mirror polished blade with filework, full tang. Exotic horn handles, brass bolsters guard with hand engraving of an impala-like animal. Includes elephant hide sheath and fitted wood presentation box. Top tier South African maker. 9 3/8 oal, 4 5/8 blade. Mint in presentation box.
771J. D. Clay small hunter/patch knife. Mirror polished stainless drop point blade, genuine stag tine tip handles with silver collar, basketweave leather sheath. 7 oal, 3 blade. Mint.
781Gene Baskett drop point hunter, mirror polished blade, full tang construction, laminated wood handles with nickel silver guard, filework all over it. Leather belt sheath. 7 5/8 oal, 3 1/4 blade, even the guard is fileworked. Mint.
791Beauchamp utility hunter, hand rubbed finish blade, 9 1/4 oal, 4 3/4 blade with a 2 1/2 sharpened false edge, straight tang, dovetailed bolsters. Primitive bone handles, Exotic premium leather belt sheath. Mint. South African maker.
801Randall Model 13-12 Arkansas toothpick. Black micarta handle with scalloped brass collar and pommel. Blade has a few minor rust spots. Rough back Johnson sheath. Near mint.
811Burt Foster Journeyman hunting knife, wide design, 7 3/8 9oal, 3 1/4 blade, with a 1 1/2 false edge, hand forged, hidden tang, maple handle with nickel silver guard. Marked 2003 on the back of the tang. Slightly used with some minor rust spots, no sheath. From one of the winners of Forged in Fire.
821James B. Lile hunting knife. Wide design blade, cleaned to a brushed finish, stag handle with brass guard and pommel. Early model with his hand signed cursive mark. Slightly used, a few specks and a spiderweb, straight tang. 9 1/8 oal, 4 1/2 blade, leather belt sheath.
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841Chris Reeve/Bill Harsey combat knife, Partially serrated 7 S35V blade with parkerized finish. Sculpted micarta handle, military style gray cordura belt sheath. New knife but has a couple of tiny rub marks, marked on back of tang, Idaho made. 12 1/2 oal, 7 blade, extended tang drilled for lanyard, straight tang. no box.
851Jim Crowell Mastersmith Bowie, stag handles, hidden tang, leather sheath with belt stud.
861Jim Behring Scagel style crazy sharp hunter/ Nickel silver guard with spacers, stacked with micarta, leather washers, and the V part of a antler. 11 1/2 oal, 6 1/4 blade, mint, design on the sheath. Scagel would have been proud himself to have made one like this.
871David Anders Bowie with reddish wood handles, S shaped blued guard, fileworked and grooved ferrule and pommel, 13 oal, 8 blade, hand rubbed finish, no sheath. Mint. Comes with a zip up case.
881Beaver USA Trailing point hunter, brass guard and pommel curved in the Elmer Keith style, 10 1/2 oal, 5 blade, staminawood handles with spacers, marked Beaver USA and 115 on the back side of the blade, leather sheath. Mint.
891Anders stag Bowie, round pommel, straight guard, metal tip and throat sheath with frog, well done hand rubbed finish, straight tang with some specks on it that should clean easily, Mastersmith mark, hand forged. 11 oal, 6 3/4 blade. Mint except as noted.
901Randall 1-7 with wood handles, Vietnam era, nickel silver guard, duralumin guard drilled for lanyard, rough back Johnson sheath, gray 2 piece combo stone, marked Personalized by Randall (as was done free for the military) with R.W.R. on the reverse of the blade. Near mint. Wicked sharp.
911Crowell crown stag hunter, handle is stacked leather, ironwood, and crown stag pommel, hidden tang, nickel silver guard with spacers, 10 1/2 oal, 5 1/4 blade, mint expect for light specking in a couple of spots on the back of the blade. Pouch leather sheath, mint except as noted.
921Jay Hendrickson handforged hunter, wood handle with wire inlay and carving, highlighted by a stag guard and pommel. Heavy duty leather sheath, Mastersmith mark, 9 1/2 oal, 5 blade, mint. Former head of the American Bladesmiths Society and protegee of W.R. Moran.
931Fred Carter Carter/Kawasaki design hunter, sculpted wood handle over a hidden tang, brushed finished blade and guard, spacer on the handle, 8 3/4 oal, 4 1/4 blade, leather sheath, mint.
941Ray Cook pearl handled hunter, fileworked tang, milled liner, 8 oal, 3 3/8 blade, light design on the bolsters, leather sheath. Ray was best known as a knife customizer who started in the early 70s and also made a limited number of handmades, most were folders. Mint.
951Bob Sky (Robert Hajovsky, Scotland, TX) laminated wood handled dagger, 9 1//2 oal, 4 3/4 blade, thumb break boot sheath, nickel silver guard, tapered tang, mint except for a tiny imperfection in the handle (no a crack as much as an indention). Mint except as noted.
961GV marked stag caping hunter with a flap sheath, bone handles cut to resemble stag, extended tang drilled for lanyard, 7 1/2 oal, 3 blade, mnt, sheath some storage dings.
971Kershaw Crocodile hunter, Solingen, Germany, large 15 long wood handled knife with a 10 blade, brass fitting with spacers. #3653. Unused and mint except for some light specks here and there. Sheath marked Made in Germany.
981Queen display panel with an array of winterbottom delrin handles. Six pieces, scissors, sell end jack, barlow sheepfoot, folding hunter two sheath knives with one tooled sheath, all mint.
991Pair of Queen pearl handled knives, #4 sleeveboard and #57 stockman 3 blade.
1001Pair of Case knives, 5254 second cut stag trapper and stag muskrat