My newest switchblade is actually a letter opener.  I bought it because I don't have one and this letter opener is special.  The guy I bought it from has written an important book on switchblades...maybe the bible, and even he did not know this knife had been made until during the last year.  Why is it special ?

                                                                                                                                                                   It is made of White Gold by by Flylock and caries the older type of inscription before Schrade bought the rights and called it Fly Lock, stamping the knives Challenge Cut Co.  My letter opener is stamped Flylock (one word) and is written rather than printed. This item may be 1920/30s it has very ornate designs on the white gold handles.

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Comment by Jan Carter on December 9, 2013 at 19:32


You have the coolest knives!!!!!  Thank you so much for sharing these with us, some of yours are just not seen out here in the wild LOL

Comment by Steve Hanner on December 9, 2013 at 17:59

Well that is one fancy knife right there Lee. I have never seen that brand or marking before, this is great!

Comment by Robert Burris on December 9, 2013 at 17:55

Hey Lee, it's good to see you back with us. I have been doing a lot in the Outdoors and not collecting, right now. The urge is getting to me, to get back. I wish, I knew more about your subject matter.

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