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Old 06-05-2018, 06:51 PM
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Old 06-05-2018, 11:28 PM
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I found several including some newer ones in perfect shape I use today.
This is one of my favorites, a small pen knife.
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Old 06-06-2018, 02:02 AM
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Not really a knife but I found this great cleaver a couple years ago near the ruins of a former mental institution. It was in terrible shape at first but I think it turned out OK after a little cleaning.
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Old 06-06-2018, 05:01 AM
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I've only ever found two pocket knives (and on fishing knife). This here is the better of the two. The other knife is a cheap tactical pocketknife.
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Old 06-06-2018, 07:48 AM
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Here is mine. Its a Derringer pistol knife key ring
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Old 06-06-2018, 08:31 AM
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Solid Silver circa 1860 found in Galveston TX using Lobo SuperTRAC

These knives were called "fruit knives" used for peeling and cutting acidic table fruit before the advent of Stainless Steel, Ceramics, Kryptonite, (pre Clark Kent of course) and other non corrosive metals.
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White Water Rafting Knife found down by a River.
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This little SOG knife has really come in handy. I don't carry a pocket knife daily, but I keep one in the cars, scooters and boats so I always have one close. I'm surprised at the quality of this key knife. It has held an edge well and I have overworked it many times. I paid the knife shop at Bass Pro $2 to round the broken tip and sharpen it. You can't tell it was broke.
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Solid Silver circa 1860 found in Galveston TX using Lobo SuperTRAC
That is one Beautiful Knife you got there !!

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I found a cool, great shape Swiss Army knife up in Tahoe last year. Needed a new scissor spring, but my best knife find. I did find a Buck knife too but this is the best so far.
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French Laguiole folding knife found in a school yard.

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Solid Silver circa 1860 found in Galveston TX using Lobo SuperTRAC
That is a sweet find!
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SUPER SWEET !!! That's an awesome knife, and a great thread starter I've enjoyed seeing all of them, way cool!!
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Solid Silver circa 1860 found in Galveston TX using Lobo SuperTRAC
Amazing find......

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Congrats on some nice knifes found on this thread. I've found a few knifes on the beach, here's part of a handle, found land hunting. Looks like a patriotic design
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Dry sand hunt, recent drop.....

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Couple of my better ones...

Both found in water..

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I once found a $200 Benchmade auto in perfect condition. It was mine. Dropped it the day before.


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Originally Posted by normx2 View post
Solid Silver circa 1860 found in Galveston TX using Lobo SuperTRAC
Just...gorgeous!

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