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Dusty205
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Looking for information on this edgeco knife

Postby Dusty205 » Mon Feb 11, 2019 7:23 pm

I'm trying to get information on this edgeco knife for a friend. He said he thought he got this knife in the early seventies and that it said edgeco on one side and Italy on the other. He was wanting to know what model it was and what the value of the knife is. Thanks for the help
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Re: Looking for information on this edgeco knife

Postby Bill DeShivs » Mon Feb 11, 2019 9:07 pm

Edge Co. didn't exist until the 1980s. The knife was shipped without a spring. A spring was installed after importation. The rear handle pin holds the spring in place.
I wouldn't expect the value to be more than $40-$50.
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Re: Looking for information on this edgeco knife

Postby Dusty205 » Mon Feb 11, 2019 10:11 pm

Thanks Bill deshivs

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Re: Looking for information on this edgeco knife

Postby Panzerfaust » Tue Feb 12, 2019 9:16 pm

Those were imported circa 1984-1990 and I remember them well. They were advertised in gun magazines and also Playboy. I ordered one in 1984 and it took more than a year to get it and it was a NATO Military OTF, not the stiletto that I ordered. They finally got a large supply and I ordered two of the stilettos. The blades and handles were shipped separately. Switchblades were harder to find in the 1980s, so I'm sure the owner made a lot of money until the feds shut down import of switchblade parts. I agree with Bill on the value and they are worth now about what they cost in the 1980s probably because the market is flooded with Italian switchblades compared to the situation 30 years ago.

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Re: Looking for information on this edgeco knife

Postby NieceofBkcharles » Thu Feb 28, 2019 7:36 am

This looks a lot like the knife I assembled from an edgeco knife kit. I don't remember the kit number off the top of my head.


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