... A RARE BIRD,....

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Dana Balinger
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Post by Dana Balinger »

.... Mickey tells me this oldie was made in Frosolone for the Maniago market... great blade stamp... dove with olive branch,...wonder who the maker was,... ???
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Post by LGustin »

That’s very cool.
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Post by sammy the blade »

One I've not seen posted before, you may have something here!
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Post by gravknife »

That is a beautiful looking switchblade. 8)

Love the horn and its in great condition for a 70 year old knife .
I have never seen the Dove and Olive branch symbol either ,but it jusr looks great on that bayo blade .I wonder if its a specific town mark like the gondola on the venezias ,never heard of a maker using it ,but lets see what others come up with .

Thanks for sharing it .
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Post by Killgar »

A member in this thread has two with that stamp. But the maker isn't identified- viewtopic.php?f=1&t=25486&hilt=dove&start=15
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Post by gravknife »

Well spotted Kilgar

I forgot about those 2 some years back ,looks like nobody knew of the maker like you say back then either.
They are real good looking knives,the Dove must mean something ,hope we find out .
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Post by RoyS »

That's a great find Dana,

Appreciate your sharing that beauty.

Can you share the size? And any idea of what period?

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Post by john »

Beautiful stiletto it has all of the attributes of a vintage 1950s stiletto plus it ha s a very cool stamp.
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Post by Tom19176 »

Great knife!!! WOW
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