Is this AKC legit? Sorry for kicking this dead horse.

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huckles
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Is this AKC legit? Sorry for kicking this dead horse.

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Hi Folks:
I made my way through most of the threads here on counterfeit AKCs and my brain is somewhat spinning. I'm afraid mine may just be a knock-off, but it sure seems like a well made knife by the way it handles. The AKC stamp is on the front tang and "Made in Italy Stainless Steel" is on the backside tang. It is interesting that the scales are not rounded at their edges. So here's the pics of this 10" fishtail picklock. Thoughts?
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In my opinion, you're safe and it's legit Italian.
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Perfectly legitimate knife.
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Yes it is real from Italy AKC
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Post by button_man »

Very attractive scales..... in glass, this type of composition would be called "slag" glass....
--is it the same for synthetic materials used in cutlery handles; or is a different term used?
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Post by rock-n-roll$$$$$$ »

I have never seen a AKC fish tail, thank for the show, and glad that it is the real deal.
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It would be called colored pearlex.
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I think your ok'
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It is the real thing. (An AKC Fishtail Picklock).
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Chuck,
That is a nice knife. Where did you find it? Thanks for posting. P
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Post by Mario »

Yep, that’s the real deal. It’s mostly the traditional S guard stilettos and Leverlettos that get the China clones when it comes to AKC.
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