- This one has the thin pinned pommel.
- The handle is leather, spacers and crown stag with extended tang and thong.
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- The handle is leather, alum and fiber.
- The blade has the V cut at the ricasso.
- This is my favorite go to knife.
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It comes with the original issue box and rubber leg straps. Brass body with exposed liners. Greg also made the super copy of the Cornish scabbard. This one has a parkerized blade and is unmarked. The sheath is a Heiser with the wide stone pocket flap.
Even this thread has opened my eyes. Guess collector markets have surged. You can sell them separately and not hurt the value.
Silvey Mike Silvey Custom Fighter. The sheath is a Johnson Smooth Back with an unmarked orange stone. This is the guard marked version. It comes with the original sheath that has the stone still in the original paper wrap.
You can marbles knife dating even break it down by profession. Only marble knife i have left is one my wife bought me at a gun show when we were still dating. Marbles Whittler Pocket Knives.
The knife is completely unmarked. Medicine maker likes this. They seem conspicuous by their relative absence in the reference works by the likes of Cole, Silvey, and Trzaska. The sheath is also marked March on the back. Interesting info, and very nice knives!
Any insight would be greatly appreciated. Folders were china, damascus fixed blades from Pakistan. It was an unfinished proto type. It has an extended tang with a lanyard hole.
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After testing with the above sheath Gerber settled on a much heavier water resistant sheath. Originally Posted by teal. Omaha was defaced to prevent identification. Jigged stag bone handles with nickel silver bolster and inlay shield.
The first blades were not very good and they had problems with them. It has the original Gerber papers. The sheath was made without a keeper strap. Examples have been seen with different blades.
Used for escape from downed aircraft. All posts or typed information are copyright the Original poster. Made in and is one-of-a-kind. Time spent with him would be time well spent!
Cheaper to have other countrys make them. Not a collector per se, but I am a real fan. These were the last of the factory made Ideal blanks. Articles needing additional references from July All articles needing additional references. The original leather sheath is unmarked.
Marbles Trapper Pocket Knives. The buyers are not knife people who wanted to carry a fine line of knifes but one who is interested in making money off the marbles name. They dont seem to get as conserned with making something that looks pretty on your belt but there built like a tank and take and hold an edge as well as any custom knife ive ever owned. If anyone could tell me what this knife might be worth, I'd be in your debt. They were offered in and c stainless.
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Good looking gear, I carry an old compass and matchsafe in my hunting bag. This has the original rust colored finish before he switched to gray. Mike also made the Alfred Cornish influenced scabbard. Much to my suprise, after offering to buy it, room dating they agreed. It has a blue blade and brass fittings.
Both are worn to to the point that it is hard to see what the original blade patterns were. Thread Tools Show Printable Version. Stag bone handles with nickel silver bolsters, inlay shield and folding guard. Click a subcategory to see Marbles pocket knives in a specific style and all other Marbles pocket knives are listed below. Orange and black G handles with deer track cutouts.
Military Fighting Knives/Collection
- The scabbard is original to the knife.
- Mine doesnt have this blade stamp nor has it been ground off.
- The brass hilt has one hole on each side.
- Both the guard and pommel are cast iron and sometimes will have a redish tint.
- Reproduction of original Marbles compass.
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He stated that he was looking to find the first knife made at the factory. It was a item that could be found at any hunting camp. If you like send me a picture of the blade blank you have so I can identify the model and steel. But, you forgot to label them for all us slow learners. The boxes said made in china on them.
It also has the Miami Fla ink stamp. Stainless bowie style clip blade. Stainless handles printed U S.
Some of the knives pictured here no longer reside in my collection, but remain posted for your reference. Handle features mallard duck artwork by L. No doubt had the early ink stamp on the blade. The sheath is original and was made by Cole.