Stag Transitional from Maniago

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Quaero
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Re: Stag Transitional from Maniago

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rithvich wrote: Sat Dec 19, 2020 10:05 pm Quaero, I thought the knives you were posting were a little too nice for you to be a noob :lol: :D :lol:
I'm still a noob at heart, good to see you here my old friend.
Quaero
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Re: Stag Transitional from Maniago

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Panzerfaust wrote: Sat Dec 19, 2020 11:06 pm I understood transitional to mean knives made from the late 1950s to early 1960s with any of these characteristics: Swedge blades, one-piece kick/back springs, swivel bolsters or newer button assemblies. However, I don't care for the term for the reasons stated above in that there is disagreement about what it means. At least bayonet blade, so called because it resembles the post-World War II GI bayonet, everyone knows what you mean.
Agreed, and a poor term which could describe most anything.
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