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#FixedBladeFriday – Who doesn’t love pics of antique knives?

There are plenty of books out there on swords, powder horns, and other objects. But surprisingly, there’s not a whole lot out there on antique American knives. In his 1984 book, Madison Grant wrote one of the definitive books on antique knives, with pictures of many examples, albeit in black and white, and with a …

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A “new” antique knife find – a frontier blade with antler grip

Check out this “new” find we got today – a super old blacksmith forged knife, made from a file, with an antler grip. This knife was owned by Giles Cromwell for many years, and it was originally in the Jim Dressler collection. It’s a great example of a frontier knife. If this one could only …

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