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    Lockback Folder by Custom Knifemaker Bill King.

    Approximately 9-inches overall. Great looking 4-inch tanto style Damascus blade with thumbstud marked KING [crown]. Damascus etched polished bolsters with ironwood scales over what appear to be nickel silver liners.
    Note: According to research, Bill King is a charter member of the Florida Knifemakers Association and the local Gator Knife Club. Knife website reads "Mentored by Frank Centofante and Melvin Pardue in the 1970's."

    Condition: Very good, Storage and handling wear with fine scratches throughout. Light traces of verdigris in protected areas. Blade with dried grease spots. Soft open and close.


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    Auction Dates
    June, 2020
    7th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 9
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