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1940 jack knife (a bit different..)

Article about: A new find for me today.A 1940 dated jack knife.Ive just found out that it was made in Nazimabad by Punjabstick & Cutlery.The scales are Buffalo horn with a copper bail, marlin spike and

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    A new find for me today.A 1940 dated jack knife.Ive just found out that it was made in Nazimabad by Punjabstick & Cutlery.The scales are Buffalo horn with a copper bail, marlin spike and can opener.It is a touch under 4 1/2in long.If anyone else has knives like please post them. Thanks.
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    Not a maker I have ever heard of before. But I think Indian made items are finally starting to be appreciated more by collectors.

    Cheers, Ade.

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    A friend at work gave me this
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    The Indian made ones don't seem to be as common as the Sheffield made examples...
    Its all a part of our history though i reckon.

    Whitehunter, thanks for showing.Shame about the can opener.
    I am addicted to collecting these types of knife, i just cant pass them by!

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    Such an iconic bit of kit, thanks for showing them chaps.

    regards,
    Rob

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