Reference Book ??? Switchblades

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Reference Book ??? Switchblades

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Looking for a recommendation, is there one text that does a fair job covering most popular builders? Or must I get seperate references for each Italian-German-USA? Thanks for your help.
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I am not aware of any single, comprehensive source,

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The most comprehensive book I can think of is Switchblades Exposed. by Doug Growitz and Bob Chopra. Its primary focus is on the different switchblade mechanisms. The book also cites examples of each mechanism.

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yeah, , ,you're gonna want about 10 books. .. .
all the info is not in any one book.
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what Jerry said.
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Let's get a list going here! We already have "Switchblades Exposed" --
I will add "Antique American Switchblades" by Mark Erickson;
also "The Latama Legend" and "Frosolone Switchblades".

This brings us up to 4 books -- what's next..........?

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"Art of the Switchblade" by Neal Punchard and Dan Fuller is a great coffee table book with excellent historical references. I believe Neal also authored a book on Boker published last year. I meant to buy a copy, but missed it.

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Thanks guys, where was my head at. I figured this would be very simple, not I've got to build a bookshelf.
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jim d, wrote: Tue Nov 23, 2021 3:58 pm "Art of the Switchblade" by Neal Punchard and Dan Fuller is a great coffee table book with excellent historical references. I believe Neal also authored a book on Boker published last year. I meant to buy a copy, but missed it.

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I have a copy of the Boker book that I got from Neal at the Mystic show back in 2019, I sat and talked to him for over a hour about our hobby, very nice guy.
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