DescriptionCased Set of Five Sesquicentennial American Blade Commemorative Knives. Comprising: 1.) Jimmy Lile Dual Edged Knife. Having a 5 1/2-inch steel blade marked: LILE. Serial no. 1 blade guard. Composite micarta grips engraved with American Blade 150-years logo. 2.) Schrade USA Knife. Having a 3 1/2-inch blade with etched American Blade 150-years logo. Serial no. 0001. Ivory Grips. 3.) Crawford Bowie Knife. Having an 8-inch clip-point steel blade with etched fight scene and American Blade 150-years logo. Serial no. 001 nickel blade guard. Composite micarta grips with nickel inlays. 4.) Case XX USA Folding Knife. Having a 4-inch folding blade with etched American Blade 150-years logo. Ivory grips. 5.) A.G. Russel Knife. Having a 4-inch blade with etched American Blade 150-years logo. Composite micarta grips. All contained in large wooden display case with American Blade 150-years logo plaque on top. Also features logo on interior of top and 150-years American Blade commemorative brass coin. Note: Accompanying the lot are five color photocopies of the American Blade magazine, May/June 1977 issue featuring the set. Subtitle reads New From AMERICAN BLADE: A Spectacular Five Knife Commemorative Set. Wally Beinfeld Collection.
Condition: 1.) Very good. Blade showing very little handling wear. Grips with noticeable cracks and micarta loss on one corner. 2., 3., & 4.) Excellent. Showing light handling wear. Grips showing noticeable cracks. 5.) Excellent. Showing light handling wear. Box exterior shows scattered wear from poor storage.
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