Jim Schmidt Custom Knife

New York

Jim Schmidt Custom Knife

Jim Schmidt Custom Knife

New York

Blade Length: 4 3/8 inches Overall Length: 8 1/8 inches
Closed Length: Fixed Blade inches Sheath/Case: Ebony and Damascus Sheath
Blade Steel: Schmidt Ladder Pattern Damascus
Bolster/Guard: Schmidt Random Pattern Damascus
Handle Material: Presentation Grade Ebony
Comments: As many of you already know Jim Schmidt, along with Bill Moran, was one of the early makers who helped re-introduce Damascus steel to the general public. Jim's knives are exceptionally rare and have risen in value steadily since his early death in 2000. It is also believed that Jim never produced more than 12 knives a year at his peak, which makes Schmidt knives among the most rare and most prized collectibles in the universe of custom knives.

Recent estimates by knowledgeable sources suggest there may be no more than 224 Schmidt folding knives in existence. This elegant Ebony handled Schmidt was made during the, Golden‚ period of the 90s. All of the classic Jim Schmidt details are here ‚  including the standout frame shape, intricately filed liners and superb sheath. Truly a rare and wonderful item - the perfect centerpiece for any serious classic custom knife collection.
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Sku: JS3952PSPrice: $PORStatus: In Stock
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