Vintage Tiger Eye Knife, Gold Plated Relief, Stainless Steel Blade, Single Lock Design, End Grain Cut Handles, Unused Blade

$308.00 $385.00

The tiger-eye pocket gold-plated pocket knife with genuine wooden handles is in excellent condition. The knife has never been used. The factory sharpened blade has never been resharpened.

This knife was part of an estate that belonged to a knife collector. His son had apparently given him this beautiful knife as a gift since the son spent time in Asia going to school and for work. Hence, the quality of this knife was so appreciated that it was kept in pristine collectible condition.

There is a single pin in one end. The other end has a small hole for attaching a wrist strap

The gold coloring is non-magnetic. Also, the beautiful fauna scroll relief work on the ends is stunning and gorgeous.

The end of the blade has a clip-point design which is very desirable for pocket knives.

The blade appears to be razor sharp.

There are no loose parts, breaks, cracks, or repair places on this beautiful wooden handle pocket knife. The inside of the knife is very clean and free of lint.

This knife would be one of the crowning additions to any growing collection and would be an instant focal point to a display case or enclosed glass cabinet.

This is a great collectors knife for several reasons:

- Stunning appearance

- Unused

- Pristine Stainless Steel Blade

- Tiger-eye handles

- Simple design

- Gold-plated ends

- Rare relief scrollwork

- Single locking blade

- Clip-point style end

- Genuine wood handles with an end-grain cut consistent with boxwood - which is from Southeast Asia.

- Made in Taiwan - a reputation for making dependable high-quality knives.

Please note that while we have done a good amount of homework to correctly describe this pocket knife as accurately as possible. Also, we have gone over it with a magnifying jeweler's loupe looking for numbers or marks. While we did not find any marks, we did find comparable knives. However, we did not scrape away or do an acid test on the gold-colored ends. But, they are certainly consistent with other gold-plated pieces. Also, in comparing burls, koa, rosewood, wavy maple, and elder wood examples, we have found these handles to be most consistent with genuine boxwood of Southeast Asia in an end-grain cut.

The tiger eye pocket knife with gold plated relief ends weighs 2.6 oz.

The wooden handle pocket knife with stainless steel blade measures 15/16" tall x 9/16" wide across the handles x approximately 3.5" in length.

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Vintage Tiger Eye Pocket Knife with Gold Plated Ends and Scroll Relief Work

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