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Spear-Carriers!

Discussion in 'Traditional Folders and Fixed Blades' started by Will Power, Apr 11, 2019.

  1. sunknife

    sunknife Gold Member Gold Member

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    Nov 28, 2018
    A couple of older spear jacks, Camillus & Remington. Camillus E-O jack - 1.jpg Spear blade Remington - 1.jpg
     
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  2. sunknife

    sunknife Gold Member Gold Member

    239
    Nov 28, 2018
    and a couple more recently manufactured Schatt & Morgan spears
    Spear blade S&M - 1.jpg Spear blade S&M-2 - 1.jpg
     
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  3. Ironbut

    Ironbut Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 1, 2016
    Without looking too hard, these two would be in the running for my favorite.
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  4. MerryMadMonk

    MerryMadMonk Platinum Member Platinum Member

    May 22, 2011
    Ulster
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  5. Half/Stop

    Half/Stop Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 25, 2014
    I bet y'all will think this is a before and after photo! ;) Actually it is not! I'm fortunate enough to have two of these Ebony TC Spears. One is in the safe and one is probably my most carried TC. :)

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  6. scrteened porch

    scrteened porch Basic Member Basic Member

    Feb 19, 2012
    I see I have more work to do on this one (Imperial).
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  7. jrawk

    jrawk

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    Jul 14, 2014
  8. Icky Thump

    Icky Thump

    Dec 8, 2011
  9. Will Power

    Will Power

    Jan 18, 2007

    Those 89s sport a LONG Spear:cool: Almost a missile :D
     
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  10. Will Power

    Will Power

    Jan 18, 2007
    Not so very long ago, the Barlow seemed to be the fashionable choice on this Forum ;) I think it's been de-throned...but it's still ranks high amongst knives carried. I have no evidence but I've always thought that the Spear is the original Barlow blade. It goes well with Clip & Sheepfoot but for me, it's made in Spearland:D

    Here's a good example in carbon/sawn bone

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    Here''s one-its is Spear..;) That I was tremendously lucky to win in a legendary GAW from @Campbellclanman some years back, ace Duncan, ace!

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  11. Pàdruig

    Pàdruig Live and Let Die Platinum Member

    Dec 1, 2016
    I love spear blades, I think nothing looks classier than a spear main with a long pull, all dressed in black.

    Hence why the aged beauty below caught my eye rather quickly yesterday.

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  12. Will Power

    Will Power

    Jan 18, 2007
    @Pàdruig A very attractive Shap that one:thumbsup: Admiring the tip rear bolster, an unusual effect and that Propeller shield, just made for Ebony plus it has rare covetable patina;)
     
  13. Will Power

    Will Power

    Jan 18, 2007
    Trio from Black Box, I'm a big fan of these Queen made knives.

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  14. 5K Qs

    5K Qs Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 20, 2014
    I took that pic of the Case canoe about the time there was a thread discussing how some people were bothered by pics in which knives were shown with an open blade but the shield upside down.
    https://www.bladeforums.com/threads/photographing-traditional-knives.1511050/#post-17353703
    I rotated my photo 180 degrees in an effort to offend as few folks as possible. ;)

    - GT
     
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  15. Jiki

    Jiki Basic Member Basic Member

    526
    Jun 12, 2018
    My 70s vintage boy scout knife, maybe this is what started me down the spear blade path so long ago...[​IMG]
     
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  16. kai76

    kai76 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 5, 2009
    My favorite spears. 3 are faintly etched.
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  17. Half/Stop

    Half/Stop Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 25, 2014
    Case Bose Coffin Jack :D Damascus Spear :thumbsup:

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  18. lambertiana

    lambertiana Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 7, 2000
    That is a fantastic dogleg! I can't make out the tang stamp, what brand is it?
     
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  19. 315

    315 Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 2, 2017

    Love the handles on the Russell!!
     
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  20. Cutfinger

    Cutfinger Gold Member Gold Member

    492
    Aug 3, 2017
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    I like both the Winchester coffin jack and the S&M heritage series jack but I never carry and use them.

    The balloon (?) or swell centre frame jack at the top is an ICEL from Portugal, plastic scales, thin bolsters, steel liners, quite robust and great high carbon blade steel. Cheap, only fair fit and finish but great walk and talk. I wish I could still buy them, or wish I hadn't given away other ICELs that I thought I could replace easily.
    I carried that one for about ten years straight, and used the hell out of it.

    And a S&M grand daddy Barlow in ATS 34 :thumbsup:

    Good thread idea Will! Great knives and pictures :) guys!

    Michael

    P.S. Pictured is about half my knife collection. I am quite impressed with the number and variety of beautiful knives some of you have.
     
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