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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #2380 on: November 03, 2021, 12:58:48 pm »
No idea on the value of the knife but that could be a collectors item . Jorge Osvaldo Ferrer was an Argentinian Admiral. This could have been a presentation/tribute/award knife.

The manufacturer is still in business, perhaps email them and inquire about the origins.
http://ju-ca.com.ar/nuestros-productos/

Edit: It may be a commemorative knife
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« Reply #2381 on: November 03, 2021, 01:31:09 pm »
Lekker knives those i just wish they would make a micarta version.

Would have liked that as well. I am sure some of the handy guys here on the forum can do something. Maybe Richard :peepwall:
 

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« Reply #2382 on: November 04, 2021, 03:55:44 pm »
Am sure most of you are familiar with the famous story of Harry Wolhuter and the Lion  (link here as a memory refresher) https://dewetswild.com/2014/07/11/wolhuter-and-the-lion/

Other than being a sucker for knives I also collect Africana and specifically first / early edition books in this genre... by luck these two passions connected in an strange way.

I found an early edition of Wolhuters "Memories of Game Ranger"  which chronicles his service in the Boer War,his early years in the KNP and, his incredible story of the lion attack;, this was promptly added to my home library.  Shortly thereafter I bought a commemorative edition of his knife from Deon Nel who made a short run of these... it is a nice enough replica of the famous knife with etching on blades that matches the lithographs in my book. 

A few years later while browsing through a charity book shop I was chuffed to find another book for my collection "The Times and History of the War in South Africa 1900"  on opening it I found two very intriguing penned inscriptions... one of Wolhuter as the original owner and another relating to a "fracas" in which he was involved... needless to say both books and the knife are cherished!
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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #2383 on: November 04, 2021, 08:03:19 pm »
My Oupa het vir my 'n kosbare erfporsie gelos - replika van die Wolhuter se mes wat gebruik was om die leeu dood te maak. Baie interessante storie.

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« Reply #2384 on: November 04, 2021, 08:48:31 pm »
 Wolhuters knife on display
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« Reply #2385 on: November 05, 2021, 06:52:54 am »
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« Reply #2386 on: November 05, 2021, 07:09:56 am »
I can see @Ghato  did not make that knife. :biggrin:
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« Reply #2387 on: November 05, 2021, 08:55:11 am »
Ek waaragtig weer ietsie bestel. Eg Suid Afrikaans, maar die keer is dit laaste. Gaan die mes abuse. Kry dit blykbaar môre.
Elke keer is die laaste.

Ek gaan iets kaals moet post dat die Mods my kan ban, of dalk iemand insult :imaposer:

Of mesman Martin se site moet crash :xxbah:

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« Reply #2388 on: November 05, 2021, 09:09:16 am »
Ek waaragtig weer ietsie bestel. Eg Suid Afrikaans, maar die keer is dit laaste. Gaan die mes abuse. Kry dit blykbaar môre.
Elke keer is die laaste.

Ek gaan iets kaals moet post dat die Mods my kan ban, of dalk iemand insult :imaposer:

Of mesman Martin se site moet crash :xxbah:

My bestelling het 3 dae gevat tot ini Kaap.. really impressed with service and offering from the Knife Guy... I also like the Badger knives..  going to order a few more as my sons Christmas presents  ;)

 

Good stuff :thumleft: :thumleft:
 

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« Reply #2389 on: November 08, 2021, 08:38:22 am »
6 Months with the Sebenza.

My last post was about how i stuffed up the sharpening on the Sebenza. It was me it was not the knife. Its sharp now.

For me this is the perfect knife.
I can carry it in the office, it cuts apples great, it cuts biltong very well, it cuts steak at a braai, it makes a sandwich and one can do a little bit of cooking with it.
I eat every single meal i eat with the Sebenza, restaurants included. Nobody looks at me funny etc. The knife almost blends in with normal cutlery.

The bead blasted blade is really easy to clean, cheese included. Also the metal construction gives me a feeling of hygiene.

The Titanium has plenty of snail trails by now but i like it. The pocket clip is perfect out of the factory. One just need to be careful around cars because the clip likes to take the paint off them  :P The knife sits really securely in my jeans so taking it on bike rides is really easy.

I am a very happy CRK owner.
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« Reply #2390 on: November 08, 2021, 09:53:58 am »
6 Months with the Sebenza.

My last post was about how i stuffed up the sharpening on the Sebenza. It was me it was not the knife. Its sharp now.

For me this is the perfect knife.
I can carry it in the office, it cuts apples great, it cuts biltong very well, it cuts steak at a braai, it makes a sandwich and one can do a little bit of cooking with it.
I eat every single meal i eat with the Sebenza, restaurants included. Nobody looks at me funny etc. The knife almost blends in with normal cutlery.

The bead blasted blade is really easy to clean, cheese included. Also the metal construction gives me a feeling of hygiene.

The Titanium has plenty of snail trails by now but i like it. The pocket clip is perfect out of the factory. One just need to be careful around cars because the clip likes to take the paint off them  :P The knife sits really securely in my jeans so taking it on bike rides is really easy.

I am a very happy CRK owner.

Awesome, yeah it’s always the same - people think it’s too expensive, and this and that; but own and live with one and you suddenly realise…
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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #2391 on: November 08, 2021, 10:25:24 am »
6 Months with the Sebenza.

My last post was about how i stuffed up the sharpening on the Sebenza. It was me it was not the knife. Its sharp now.

For me this is the perfect knife.
I can carry it in the office, it cuts apples great, it cuts biltong very well, it cuts steak at a braai, it makes a sandwich and one can do a little bit of cooking with it.
I eat every single meal i eat with the Sebenza, restaurants included. Nobody looks at me funny etc. The knife almost blends in with normal cutlery.

The bead blasted blade is really easy to clean, cheese included. Also the metal construction gives me a feeling of hygiene.

The Titanium has plenty of snail trails by now but i like it. The pocket clip is perfect out of the factory. One just need to be careful around cars because the clip likes to take the paint off them  :P The knife sits really securely in my jeans so taking it on bike rides is really easy.

I am a very happy CRK owner.
Awesome knife yes :))




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Re: Folding knives & fixed blades - a thread for the enthusiasts
« Reply #2392 on: November 08, 2021, 11:05:08 am »
One thing it cannot do is stike a flint rod. But that gives me a reason to carry a fixed blade. I love fixed blades.
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« Reply #2393 on: November 08, 2021, 03:33:59 pm »
Okay I will also include a pic of a Sebenza, with some of it's peers.
 
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« Reply #2394 on: November 09, 2021, 07:34:26 am »
New Benchmade Chef's knife.
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« Reply #2395 on: November 09, 2021, 07:37:04 am »
New kitchen knife from Benchmade. Very expensive but i want one.
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« Reply #2397 on: November 09, 2021, 12:57:38 pm »
New kitchen knife from Benchmade. Very expensive but i want one.
This looks like a really useful knife! Get one of the knife-smiths on WD to make you a personalised copy. I'm gonna talk to @Exploratio about this. Was thinking about a medium sized cleaver, but this blade has me thinking differently.
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« Reply #2398 on: November 09, 2021, 01:14:58 pm »
My next blade for sure, Ghato gonna make it for me in OD green :deal:

Just waiting till we relocate so that kid and domestic worker is out of the picture.

https://righknives.co.za/knife-gallery/cleaver/  (see it takes you back to the page, im gonna have the Tuna Clever.



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« Reply #2399 on: November 09, 2021, 02:03:20 pm »
I am sure Ghato can make one. I would rather support locally.
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