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by wicollector
Mon Sep 16, 2019 2:50 am
Forum: Switchblade knives
Topic: Have there been any updates on this AGA knife?
Replies: 10
Views: 193

Re: Have there been any updates on this AGA knife?

there being made by Lepre cant recall when they will be done but I'll ask and get back to you.
by wicollector
Mon Sep 16, 2019 12:22 am
Forum: Switchblade knives
Topic: Please post pics of your knives
Replies: 13
Views: 226

Re: Please post pics of your knives

Maltese flatguard wrote:
Sun Sep 15, 2019 10:27 pm
Pair of mid-1960s, 7cm picklocks. Just awesome!
I've had one of these on my key chain for over the past year and it's never accidently opened once they sure made them better back then the new ones are total junk .
by wicollector
Wed Jul 31, 2019 8:55 pm
Forum: Switchblade knives
Topic: Show your favourite knife
Replies: 58
Views: 1826

Re: Show your favourite knife

last week's find schrade walden fishtail factory edge never used or sharpened pretty hard to find in this condition .
by wicollector
Wed Jul 31, 2019 8:42 pm
Forum: Switchblade knives
Topic: Show your favourite knife
Replies: 58
Views: 1826

Re: Show your favourite knife

these just arrived in today's mail 12cm & 33cm .
by wicollector
Wed Jul 31, 2019 5:10 pm
Forum: Switchblade knives
Topic: Show your favourite knife
Replies: 58
Views: 1826

Re: Show your favourite knife

and one more a 1930's vintage Weidmansheil multi bladed shell puller .
by wicollector
Wed Jul 31, 2019 5:05 pm
Forum: Switchblade knives
Topic: Show your favourite knife
Replies: 58
Views: 1826

Re: Show your favourite knife

another one of my favorites 1960's-1970's vintage Italian Double action trap door OTF . duel springs inside one opens the blade the other closes it very hard to find .
by wicollector
Mon Jul 29, 2019 11:44 pm
Forum: Switchblade knives
Topic: Show your favourite knife
Replies: 58
Views: 1826

Re: Show your favourite knife

easy pick for me it's my vintage 11-1/4 wasp body flatguard pre war brought back from a solider in Europe during WW2 never seen another like it before.
by wicollector
Wed Jun 12, 2019 2:52 am
Forum: Switchblade knives
Topic: New Mago (of Italy) OTF Knives.
Replies: 55
Views: 3200

Re: New Mago (of Italy) OTF Knives.

https://www.dhgate.com/product/large-si ... 0983494161
I doubt there 13 inches it states below the listing there 28cm OA
by wicollector
Tue Jun 11, 2019 8:07 pm
Forum: Switchblade knives
Topic: New Mago (of Italy) OTF Knives.
Replies: 55
Views: 3200

Re: New Mago (of Italy) OTF Knives.

I've ordered lots of cheap knives off DH gate and have never had a problem . Oh I take that back I ordered one of those OTF knuckles knives and was sent the wrong item but got a refund within a day after I turned in my return claim .
by wicollector
Tue Jun 11, 2019 2:24 pm
Forum: Switchblade knives
Topic: New Mago (of Italy) OTF Knives.
Replies: 55
Views: 3200

Re: New Mago (of Italy) OTF Knives.

DH gate has them for $39.98 free shipping it will take about three weeks to arrive though .buy one you will like it . https://www.dhgate.com/product/top-qual ... 1537439452
by wicollector
Sun May 26, 2019 8:52 pm
Forum: Switchblade knives
Topic: New Mago (of Italy) OTF Knives.
Replies: 55
Views: 3200

Re: New Mago (of Italy) OTF Knives.

There is nothing wrong with Chinese knives. Marking them "Made in Italy" or with counterfeit names is another story. I dont agree with that at all either and hate seeing this on any knife . I still wish somebody in Italy would have made them first instead of having to settle for one in this style m...
by wicollector
Sun May 26, 2019 6:55 pm
Forum: Switchblade knives
Topic: New Mago (of Italy) OTF Knives.
Replies: 55
Views: 3200

Re: New Mago (of Italy) OTF Knives.

And they put it on stilettos, other lever locks, the Colt/Walther autos, and probably more. Tell what isn't made in China these days ? everything you ware from the top of you head to the shoes on your feet also every American name brand power tool made now days comes from china I just bought a Milw...
by wicollector
Sat Mar 09, 2019 9:58 pm
Forum: Switchblade knives
Topic: Re: Repair Markings
Replies: 18
Views: 949

Re: Repair Markings

a few years ago I was sent a whole collection of Latama Flatguards by and well known knife auction owner just because he didn't want them marked only lightly cleaned.... Not sure "lightly cleaned" qualifies as a restoration or even repair. Of course some patina may be lost, but if the process stops...
by wicollector
Sat Mar 09, 2019 9:40 pm
Forum: Switchblade knives
Topic: Re: Repair Markings
Replies: 18
Views: 949

Re: Re: Repair Markings

Marking repaired things is not unusual. Watch makers doing repairs usually put some identifying mark on the movement. That is to indicate that they have done work on the particular piece in the past were it to be brought to them again. It most likely also tells another watch maker / repairer that t...
by wicollector
Sat Mar 09, 2019 9:25 pm
Forum: Switchblade knives
Topic: Re: Repair Markings
Replies: 18
Views: 949

Re: Repair Markings

There's some knives I've got that I've chosen not to get work done because of the possibility/risk that they may be marked if they need to be taken apart - namely the Kriss Latama that's immaculate in every way other than a slight peek. a few years ago I was sent a whole collection of Latama Flatgu...