Chatellerault switchblade marked T F BASTET AMSTERDAM

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Chatellerault switchblade marked T F BASTET AMSTERDAM

Postby Sholmer » Mon Jun 18, 2018 10:25 am

I’ve got one of these. Anybody have any info?

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Re: Chatellerault switchblade marked T F BASTET AMSTERDAM

Postby JulesVane » Mon Jun 18, 2018 12:08 pm

Can you please post some pictures so that we all may learn?
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Re: Chatellerault switchblade marked T F BASTET AMSTERDAM

Postby Bill DeShivs » Mon Jun 18, 2018 5:22 pm

Need pictures for sure. These were often engraved with the owners' name after manufacture.
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Re: Chatellerault switchblade marked T F BASTET AMSTERDAM

Postby Sholmer » Thu Jun 21, 2018 3:21 am

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Re: Chatellerault switchblade marked T F BASTET AMSTERDAM

Postby Sholmer » Thu Jun 21, 2018 3:24 am

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Re: Chatellerault switchblade marked T F BASTET AMSTERDAM

Postby Sholmer » Thu Jun 21, 2018 3:26 am

Blade etch

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Re: Chatellerault switchblade marked T F BASTET AMSTERDAM

Postby Sholmer » Thu Jun 21, 2018 3:27 am

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Re: Chatellerault switchblade marked T F BASTET AMSTERDAM

Postby Bill DeShivs » Thu Jun 21, 2018 3:29 am

Bastet is probably the dealer that sold the knife, rather than the maker.
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Re: Chatellerault switchblade marked T F BASTET AMSTERDAM

Postby Bill DeShivs » Thu Jun 21, 2018 3:31 am

The knife is Belgian, not French. There are subtle differences.
Handles are ivory.
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Re: Chatellerault switchblade marked T F BASTET AMSTERDAM

Postby Sholmer » Thu Jun 21, 2018 1:15 pm

Side
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Re: Chatellerault switchblade marked T F BASTET AMSTERDAM

Postby Sholmer » Thu Jun 21, 2018 1:17 pm

Open
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Re: Chatellerault switchblade marked T F BASTET AMSTERDAM

Postby whippersnapper » Thu Jun 21, 2018 4:14 pm

Probably a pretty desirable knife to a lot of people. Does the blade shut deep or does the blade tip stick up?

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Re: Chatellerault switchblade marked T F BASTET AMSTERDAM

Postby Sholmer » Thu Jun 21, 2018 4:36 pm

Peeks
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Re: Chatellerault switchblade marked T F BASTET AMSTERDAM

Postby Sholmer » Thu Jun 21, 2018 4:37 pm

As found before slight cleanup
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Re: Chatellerault switchblade marked T F BASTET AMSTERDAM

Postby Sholmer » Sat Jun 23, 2018 5:21 pm

Can anyone give an idea of the age of this knife? Mid 19th century perhaps?


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