Excellent 13 inch "Coricama"

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Excellent 13 inch "Coricama"

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Here is my latest purchase. This 13-inch Coricama has got to one of the best knives in my collection.
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Re: Excellent 13 inch "Coricama"

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That is a beauty. Did you get it at Blade? I have a 9" with very similar scales.
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Re: Excellent 13 inch "Coricama"

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A beauty! Did the big ones not have the brass pivot pin?
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Re: Excellent 13 inch "Coricama"

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Very nice, love the horn
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Re: Excellent 13 inch "Coricama"

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MOST Excellent.
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Re: Excellent 13 inch "Coricama"

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Very cool. Awesome score.
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Re: Excellent 13 inch "Coricama"

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Thanks for the replies. I do not know the answer to the pivot pin question JuleV. Maybe Bill can answer that one. All of my Coricamas have differences.
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The Coricama factory then and now. The building is now a museum.
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Re: Excellent 13 inch "Coricama"

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Is the coricama factory museum stocked with modern knives on display? :(
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I noticed that also. I do see some picklocks. I do not know when they quit making switchblades. I have seen a Coricama Inox switchblade before.
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Re: Excellent 13 inch "Coricama"

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Awesome, Thanks for sharing. Especially the museum pics. Coricama's are still on my list. None yet, but always looking.
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The factory pics are cool. Though Coricama never produced switchblades, the museum is just in the old factory representing the Maniago Cutlery Industry I would guess. Is this the museum run by Lucio DiBon?
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Though Coricama never produced switchblades, the museum is just in the old factory representing the Maniago Cutlery Industry I would guess.
That is correct JV. The Coricama factory seen here only made folding knives. Switchblade manufacturing was contracted out to the same craftsmen that made Edwin Jay. The old factory is now a cutlery museum.

Coricama is now known for making dental tools. Website: www.coricama.it
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Re: Excellent 13 inch "Coricama"

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That is a great Coricama. The horn is spectacular on that one.
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Re: Excellent 13 inch "Coricama"

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Thanks for the reply "Sylvan". Welcome to the forum.
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