MEMBER ITEMS FOR SALE
Custom Knives | Other Knives | General Items
-------------------------------------------
New Posts | New PhotosAll Photos



Go Back   The Knife Network Forums : Knife Making Discussions > Factory Knife Customization & Mid-Tech Boards > Randall Knives Forum

Randall Knives Forum Discuss Randall Knives

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 08-21-2019, 08:52 AM
BarryC's Avatar
BarryC BarryC is offline
Steel Addict
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Davidson, NC
Posts: 204
Randall indentification

A friend sent me pictures of a Randall knife that he has and asked for help identifying it and an idea of when it was made. Sadly I don't know much about Randall knives so I am asking for any help you guys can provide.





__________________
Barry Clodfelter

Proud member of PETA....People Eating Tasty Animals
There is a place for all of God's creatures...right next to the mashed potatoes and gravy!
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 08-21-2019, 09:48 AM
Moosehead's Avatar
Moosehead Moosehead is offline
Moderator
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: Canada
Posts: 1,346
Hi Barry!

Welcome to the Knife Network!

Judging by the blade profile and the "L S" stamped on the back of the sheath, I believe that this knife was made by Randall for artists Leonard Leibowitz and his wife Shelley Shaw to be used as a "canvas " for embellishment. See an example of their outstanding work here:

http://www.knifenetwork.com/forum/sh...ad.php?t=68223

Obviously this knife was never worked on by the couple. However, it makes for an interesting piece.

Cheers

David


__________________
It takes less effort to smile than to frown !
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 08-21-2019, 12:17 PM
BarryC's Avatar
BarryC BarryC is offline
Steel Addict
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Davidson, NC
Posts: 204
Quote:
Originally Posted by Moosehead View Post
Hi Barry!

Welcome to the Knife Network!

Judging by the blade profile and the "L S" stamped on the back of the sheath, I believe that this knife was made by Randall for artists Leonard Leibowitz and his wife Shelley Shaw to be used as a "canvas " for embellishment. See an example of their outstanding work here:

http://www.knifenetwork.com/forum/sh...ad.php?t=68223

Obviously this knife was never worked on by the couple. However, it makes for an interesting piece.

Cheers

David
Thanks David! Any idea when it might have been made? Or is there anyway to know?


__________________
Barry Clodfelter

Proud member of PETA....People Eating Tasty Animals
There is a place for all of God's creatures...right next to the mashed potatoes and gravy!
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 08-21-2019, 01:40 PM
Moosehead's Avatar
Moosehead Moosehead is offline
Moderator
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: Canada
Posts: 1,346
Hi Barry!

You are most welcome!

With regard to pinpointing when the knife was made, my educated best guess would be any time between 1978 and 1982.

Hope this helps.

Cheers David


__________________
It takes less effort to smile than to frown !
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 08-21-2019, 02:13 PM
BarryC's Avatar
BarryC BarryC is offline
Steel Addict
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Davidson, NC
Posts: 204
Great info thank you again!


__________________
Barry Clodfelter

Proud member of PETA....People Eating Tasty Animals
There is a place for all of God's creatures...right next to the mashed potatoes and gravy!
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 08-21-2019, 07:09 PM
Ta2bill Ta2bill is offline
Skilled
 
Join Date: Jun 2015
Posts: 515
I have several of these knives, including the "PROOF" version with all of the provenance to go with it!
Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
911, a, back, bee, blade, ca, identifying, interesting, knife, knives, made, profile, randall, sheath, show


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Randall Firearms 1911 45 and Randall M-14 Jacknola Randall Knives Forum 30 03-02-2017 08:45 AM
Randall #1 Ralf4011 Randall Knives Forum 5 01-26-2014 07:41 PM
Randall Bore No. 14: A ?True? Randall Story BoBlade Randall Knives Forum 6 11-19-2006 09:26 AM
randall end of an era? big poppa Randall Knives Forum 31 10-09-2006 09:38 AM
knife indentification Sammy Mickel The Outpost 2 09-29-2004 09:20 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:21 PM.




KNIFENETWORK.COM
Copyright © 2000
? CKK Industries, Inc. ? All Rights Reserved
Powered by ...

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
The Knife Network : All Rights Reserved