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Old 04-24-2003, 11:22 AM
Rich Lannin Rich Lannin is offline
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Identify Old Knife

A friend in South Texas recently found a knive we are trying to identify. The knife is one solid piece and made of what appears to be bronze, or possibly some metal mix. It is a total of 12" with the blade around 7" and 1 3/8" width. The handle is idented with the raised letters " It's a king" on one side and " Houston, Texas" on the other. We believe it is at least 40 years old. I cannot find a King Knife in Houston. I would appreciate any information anyone could provide re this knife. Thanks
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Old 04-25-2003, 08:11 PM
whv whv is offline
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welcome to ckdf, rich.
one of the acknowledged experts in knife identification is bernie levine. he can be contacted at either of these links:
good luck with your search

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Old 04-27-2003, 10:32 PM
Rich Lannin Rich Lannin is offline
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whv; Thanks for the advise. I have visited knifeforums and passed the info and same question along. The forum team requested that I visit the site again to receive more notifications. Hopefully this note will serve to fulfill their request Thanks again
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