Have there been any updates on this AGA knife?

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Have there been any updates on this AGA knife?

Post by JimBrown257 » Mon Sep 16, 2019 12:49 am

Last May there were some pics of this AGA square-button cross knife but I have seen no updates since then. Does anyone know if this one is going into general production any time soon?
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Re: Have there been any updates on this AGA knife?

Post by Maltese flatguard » Mon Sep 16, 2019 1:27 am

Who designs the knives for AGA? Anyone know?

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Post by JimBrown257 » Mon Sep 16, 2019 1:37 am

This one was designed by some person who lived like 80 years ago.

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Post by wicollector » Mon Sep 16, 2019 2:50 am

there being made by Lepre cant recall when they will be done but I'll ask and get back to you.

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

Post by JimBrown257 » Mon Sep 16, 2019 3:00 am

Great, thanks. It's looks pretty cool and I have been wondering why no one has made a square-button knife in a long time. Though, I can't say I love the Chinese-style safety slot.

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

Post by natcherly » Mon Sep 16, 2019 6:23 am

Maltese flatguard wrote:
Mon Sep 16, 2019 1:27 am
Who designs the knives for AGA? Anyone know?
Renzo Pascotto has designed many knives for AGA including the 13" swinguards, 13" wasp bodied picklocks as well as 10" and 11" regular picklocks, various Catalanas and Frosolones. These don't look like his work.

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Post by JulesVane » Mon Sep 16, 2019 10:56 am

One of the "A.G.A. Campolin dealers" on FB says he's got these Black Widow's on the way to sell. Warns a price in the $700 range.
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Re: Have there been any updates on this AGA knife?

Post by Maltese flatguard » Mon Sep 16, 2019 12:57 pm

natcherly wrote:
Mon Sep 16, 2019 6:23 am
Maltese flatguard wrote:
Mon Sep 16, 2019 1:27 am
Who designs the knives for AGA? Anyone know?
Renzo Pascotto has designed many knives for AGA including the 13" swinguards, 13" wasp bodied picklocks as well as 10" and 11" regular picklocks, various Catalanas and Frosolones. These don't look like his work.
Thanks Dave. Do any Americans design knives for AGA?

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

Post by john » Mon Sep 16, 2019 1:30 pm

Maltese flatguard wrote:
Mon Sep 16, 2019 12:57 pm
[ Do any Americans design knives for AGA?
Dave aka ilikestilettos has offered AGA, Angelo, a few of his designs, but AGA hasn’t taken him up on his offers.
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Re: Have there been any updates on this AGA knife?

Post by JimBrown257 » Tue Sep 17, 2019 1:42 am

JulesVane wrote:
Mon Sep 16, 2019 10:56 am
One of the "A.G.A. Campolin dealers" on FB says he's got these Black Widow's on the way to sell. Warns a price in the $700 range.
My experience with those statements is that "on the way" means "most likely never".

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Post by Bill DeShivs » Tue Sep 17, 2019 1:48 am

Lepre actually has the tooling for the original 13" square button Latamas.
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