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    Fixed Custom Knife by Wayne Valachovic.

    Approximately 8-inches overall. 3 3/4-inch fileworked Damascus blade and spine. Damascus bolsters. Filework throughout with stainless steel liners. Black mother of pearl scales with steel pins. Maker's mark on blade. Solid knife has a great feel to it, and displays extremely well.
    Note: According to research and Arizona Custom Knives website, In 1982 Wayne Valachovic became the 5th knifemaker to achieve the American Bladesmith Society Master Smith rating. Although an accomplished knifemaker, he is known primarily for his distinctive tail lock folders. Currently he is retired.

    Condition: Fine to excellent. Light wear and use overall. Scales look great.


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    Auction Dates
    June, 2020
    7th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 16
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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