Bonsa trapdoor

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sammy the blade
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Re: Bonsa trapdoor

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Hard question to answer, what's it worth to you?
ToolsOfOld
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Re: Bonsa trapdoor

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I have found this model listed online from $350 to as much as $700. Of course, these are asking prices, not prices realized.
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Bill DeShivs
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Re: Bonsa trapdoor

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I would think $350 would be high. $700 is insane.
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Re: Bonsa trapdoor

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Thanks for your thoughts on this, Bill. I am without my old standby for finding values: the sold listing prices on eBay.
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Re: Bonsa trapdoor

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ToolsOfOld wrote: Thu May 18, 2017 1:38 am Thanks for your thoughts on this Anvarol post and alike, Bill. I am without my old standby for finding values: the sold listing prices on eBay.
Very nice, I like the case too.
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Re: Bonsa trapdoor

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They sell for any where from $150 to $250 for extremely mint ones. I saw them at a recent show for that range. They get listed on SharperDeals for about the same, and when listed higher they stay on with no bids.....
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Re: Bonsa trapdoor

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Thanks, Tom. That's very helpful.
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Re: Bonsa trapdoor

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I have what I fear is a silly question. Is there any way to lubricate the mechanism deep inside the knive without removing the rivets that hold the handle together?

Thanks again!
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Re: Bonsa trapdoor

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Squirt WD 40 in, then shake it out, then dry the knife.
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Re: Bonsa trapdoor

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Thanks again, Bill. That was my first notion, but I wanted to check with someone who knows more about the subject.
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Re: Bonsa trapdoor

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ToolsOfOld wrote:Thanks for your thoughts on this, Bill. I am without my old standby v tight gel for finding values: the sold listing prices on eBay.
Very nice, I like the case too.
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Re: Bonsa trapdoor

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Very nice mate
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Re: Bonsa trapdoor

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A rolls razor with a Minion in the background. I was confused to start with...You're killin' me. The trapdoors are amazing, thanks for the pics. I have one of the colored ones in Bills pic, upper left, with a Hubertus, W.Germany etch.
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Re: Bonsa trapdoor

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Do you have BONSA folders or gravity knives for selling?
Thanks-collector53 <zuramno@hotmail.com?
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Re: Bonsa trapdoor

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Great Knife. Ya done good. :-)
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