... A RARE BIRD,....

This is a forum for discussion on automatic an switchblade knives.

Moderator: The Motley Crew

Forum rules
There are a few things you should know before posting in these forums. If you are a new user, please click here and read carefully. Thanks a lot!
Post Reply
Dana Balinger
Posts: 17
Joined: Wed Mar 02, 2022 1:12 am

... A RARE BIRD,....

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,... ???
Attachments
381022103_643604911217270_1524305813092468035_n.jpg
381022103_643604911217270_1524305813092468035_n.jpg (32.98 KiB) Viewed 4817 times
380954824_1263390767658476_2833184875550929708_n.jpg
380954824_1263390767658476_2833184875550929708_n.jpg (159.08 KiB) Viewed 4817 times
380919405_1315757469056187_9080356335886572941_n.jpg
380919405_1315757469056187_9080356335886572941_n.jpg (336.57 KiB) Viewed 4817 times
380956288_294658979953802_1874739772126267656_n.jpg
380956288_294658979953802_1874739772126267656_n.jpg (196.53 KiB) Viewed 4817 times
380975755_974207443663080_1120429983887897623_n.jpg
380975755_974207443663080_1120429983887897623_n.jpg (197.88 KiB) Viewed 4817 times
380954829_873672977679492_4817120747292230134_n.jpg
380954829_873672977679492_4817120747292230134_n.jpg (403.38 KiB) Viewed 4817 times
380905094_200658332920579_1351812109937769046_n.jpg
380905094_200658332920579_1351812109937769046_n.jpg (224.79 KiB) Viewed 4817 times
LGustin
Posts: 100
Joined: Sun Jul 16, 2023 12:57 pm
Location: Prattsville, Arkansas

Re: ... A RARE BIRD,....

Post by LGustin »

That’s very cool.
sammy the blade
Posts: 4093
Joined: Sat Mar 26, 2016 7:18 pm
Location: Indiana

Re: ... A RARE BIRD,....

Post by sammy the blade »

One I've not seen posted before, you may have something here!
2024 candidate for president
gravknife
Posts: 1599
Joined: Fri Dec 11, 2015 9:34 pm

Re: ... A RARE BIRD,....

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 .
User avatar
Killgar
Posts: 305
Joined: Fri Nov 19, 2021 6:52 am

Re: ... A RARE BIRD,....

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
Avatar- Ti-Lite Auto Conversion. Video- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q79nia-_DzU

My youtube knife channel- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCjSYCK ... 3s5HNcsL5A

Stiletto switchblade parts for sale- blades, bolsters, sears, rockers/buttons
gravknife
Posts: 1599
Joined: Fri Dec 11, 2015 9:34 pm

Re: ... A RARE BIRD,....

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 .
RoyS
Posts: 72
Joined: Mon Dec 12, 2022 9:45 pm

Re: ... A RARE BIRD,....

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?

Cheerio,
Roy
My website: www.fsknife.com
User avatar
john
Posts: 4601
Joined: Tue Dec 01, 2009 11:40 am
Location: New England, MA USA

Re: ... A RARE BIRD,....

Post by john »

Beautiful stiletto it has all of the attributes of a vintage 1950s stiletto plus it ha s a very cool stamp.
Your friend on the web's most friendly community on knives and blades,
John

Massachusetts Where Everything is Illegal or Taxed
Tom19176
Posts: 3687
Joined: Mon Apr 21, 2008 12:23 am

Re: ... A RARE BIRD,....

Post by Tom19176 »

Great knife!!! WOW
Post Reply