The Official Price Guide to Collector Knives

The Official Price Guide to Collector Knives

by C. Houston Price, House of Collectibles Staff
     
 

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THE ULTIMATE KNIFE COLLECTOR'S GUIDE!

Knives have played an indispensable role in our lives for thousands of years. From their humble beginnings as simple tools and weapons to times when they were symbols of rank and success, knives have been crafted for function as well as for show. Collecting these items has become not only a serious hobby but also a

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THE ULTIMATE KNIFE COLLECTOR'S GUIDE!

Knives have played an indispensable role in our lives for thousands of years. From their humble beginnings as simple tools and weapons to times when they were symbols of rank and success, knives have been crafted for function as well as for show. Collecting these items has become not only a serious hobby but also a profitable buisiness. Whether you are just starting a collection or you are already an experienced collector, this book will offer everything you need to know about buildting your collection and becoming an informed buyer and seller.

• COMPLETE: With updated price information for over 13,000 listings, this essential sourcebook offers reliable information on knives from all major manufacturers including Remington, Case, Winchester, and more

• DIFFERENT CATEGORIES: From wooden-handled military knives to silver folding fruit knives to old-fashioned pocket knives, this book covers over 1,500 models of collectible knives

• EXPERT ADVICE: C. Houston Price is the former publisher and editor of Knife World Magazine since 1979. He is also a lifetime member of the Cultery Hall of Fame

• VALUABLE INFORMATION: Knife nomenclature, how to spot fakes, factors affecting value, and knife brands of the world

• RESOURCES: Collector Clubs and Recommended Reading

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780876379738
Publisher:
Random House Information Group
Publication date:
03/05/1996
Edition description:
11TH
Pages:
736
Product dimensions:
5.33(w) x 8.09(h) x 1.45(d)

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