J. Bruce Voyles, Auctioneers Knife Auction 104

Auction Ends Thursday, August 9, 2018

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Lots 1-99

Lots 100-199

Lots 200-299

Lots 300-322


Lot 1 Jess Horn handmade folder, horn handles, lockback, double ground, mint. #38 on reverse of the tang, exquisite hand rubbed finish, 4 5/8" long close 8 1/4" open, (x4291-lmi) Minimum bid $450.00

Lot 2 Craig Cramerer, Hettick, Il wharncliffe small hunter, curly maple handles dyed red, 6" oal, 2 5/8" blade, hand rubbed finish, straight tang, kydex neck sheath, mint (x4298-lmi) Minimum bid $110.00

Lot 3 Doug Casteel Damascus folder, pearl handles, Mokume bolsters, Damascus backstrap, thumbstud, engine turned, 3 5/8" closed, 6 5/8" open, locking liner. Mint. (x4299-lmi) Minimum bid $100.00

Lot 4 Warther combat knife, wood handles, brass fitting, double edge, well done wood presentation box. Mint. 15 1/2" oal, 10 1/2" blade, engine turned blade overall, tang on one side marked, "Warther Originals" and the other "Dover, Ohio", shield on both sides (small crack from the shield but more of a natural check), beautiful wood presentation box. (x4118-cho) Minimum bid $150.00

Lot 5 Phil Boguszewski handmade ivory micarta folder with engraved bolsters made for the Cascade Blade Association. 3" long closed, Fileworked. (x4331-tgg) Minimum bid $100.00

Lot 6 Jim Sorenberger handmade, wood handles, made for the Bay Area Knife Collectors, 5 3/4" oal, 2 3/8" blade, no sheath. (x4330-tgg) Minimum bid $100.00

Lot 7 Stephen Terrill, Lindsay CA handmade cocobolo wood handled hunter made for the Bay Area Knife Collectors in 1982, 6" oal, 2 1/2" blade, mint, no sheath. (x4329-tgg) Minimum bid $90.00

Lot 8 Frank Gamble handmade wood handled hunter with slab sides made for the Bay Area Knife Collectors club. 25 were made. 6 1/2" oal, 3 1/2" blade Mint. No sheath. (x4308-tgg) Minimum bid $100.00

Lot 9 Chuck Hawes, Macon, Il, Mastodon ivory handled folder with a Damascus blade. 4" closed, 7 3/8" open, straight bo9lsters, sliplock, mint. (Please check your local laws as several states have banned ownership of mastodon ivory in addition to elephant ivory. We will not ship into any state in which ownership is illegal) (x4295-lmi) Minimum bid $150.00

Lot 10 H. Parker handmade folder, pearl handles, fileworked liners all round, sliplock, mint, 3 3/4" closed, 6 3/4" open. (x4293-rdm) Minimum bid $80.00

Lot 11 Warther Bowie with brass blade catcher, leather lanyard wrapped handle. Full size, 15 3/4" oal, 10 1/2" blade, but some spotting. Well done wood presentation case, no sheath. Near mint. (x4121-cho) Minimum bid $200.00

Lot 12 Rick Hinderer Damascus folder, tail lock with Damascus tail bar, mastadon ivory handles, 3 3/8" closed, 6" oal, mokume bolsters. Mint. (Check your local and state laws--some states have banned mastadon ivory). (x4120-cho) Minimum bid $140.00

Lot 13 Rick Hinderer Damascus one blade sliplock, smooth stag handles, made for the WRCA 20th anniversary. Mint except some bolster scraches from storage, 3 1/4" closed, 5 1/2" open. (x4114-cho) Minimum bid $140.00

Lot 14 Warther knives full size reproduction of the Warther Classic combat knife, including the sheath made in the old style. Comes with a shadow box with etched metal plates detailing the history of "Moony" Warther and his knives. Mint. (Shadow box does not have glass, nor did it ever). From the accompanying story, "He had made the 6-inch blade from Sanderson Special steel...the handle frame and guard were made of light Peruvian silver and he had employed ebony for the handle...Mooney design and made a light but strong metal sheath that had a rock-faced front so it would be less reflective...the sheath's metal was such that it was easily retain lamp blade yet could be easily cleaned." (x4102-cho) Minimum bid $250.00

Lot 15 Dale Warther miniature Bowie with a brass inlaid guard catcher on the top of the blade, clip point, and comes in a nice wood presentation box etched, "WRCA". 8 3/8" oal, 5 1/2" blade. Mint. (x4093-cho) Minimum bid $80.00

Lot 16 Two knives. Handmade by Bob Cargill 2 blade canoe made as 1 of 40 for the Western Reserve Cutlery Assoc., and a 1990 Cripple creek stag copperhead. (x4107-cho) Minimum bid $80.00

Lot 17 Dale Warther handmade pearl handled 15th anniversary of the Western Reserve Cutlery Association. 3 1/8" closed, Engine turned blade, bolster is made from a Mercury dime. MIB. 1992. (x4248-cho) Minimum bid $150.00

Lot 18 Randall Model 14 Attack, stainless, finger grooved micarta handles, Stainless, rough back sheath with orange stone, mint. (x4238-mng) Minimum bid $300.00

Lot 19 Randall Model 1-7, stainless, fingergrooved stag handles, duraluminium pommel drilled for lanyard, stainless. Smooth back sheath. Mint. (x4240-lmi) Minimum bid $250.00

Lot 20 Randall No. 1-8, ivory micarta handled, grooved ferrule, crown pommel, curved brass guard, rough back sheath with a gray stone. Mint. (x4237-cho) Minimum bid $310.00

Lot 21 Terry Davis, Sumpter, OR handmade burl ironwood trapper, exquisite workmanship. Mint. (x4332-tgg) Minimum bid $250.00

Lot 22 Lou Hegedus, Jr. massived handmade wood handled Bowie with slant guard, brass fittings leather sheath. Long 16 1/2" oal, 11 1/2" blade, leather sheath. Straight tang, wood handles, has some age on it but not used. Lou was known more for function than fine polishing and finishing. Knife is mint except for the storage, bumping around stuff. (x4355-tgg) Minimum bid $120.00

Lot 23 Jesse A. Wilmer handmade wood handled Bowie with matching wood sheath. 12 3/4" oal with an 8" blade. Straight tang, brass guard, drilled for lanyard. Mint. (x4358-tgg) Minimum bid $80.00

Lot 24 Chuck Hawes, Macon Il, stag handled Damascus hunter, hidden tang, brass guard with red liner, 8" oal, 4" blade. Mint. tooled leather sheath, mint. (x4297-lmi) Minimum bid $70.00

Lot 25 Miner engraved stag handled folder, fancy stone on the thumbstud, engraving by "ADLAM", dovetail bolsters, fileworked liners on the backspring, 3 7/8" closed, 7" open, mint. (x4294-rdm) Minimum bid $60.00

Lot 26 Chuck Hawes 52100 hunter, mokume guard, stag handles, hidden tang, mint, no sheath. 9" oal, 4 5/8" blade. (x4296-lmi) Minimum bid $50.00

Lot 27 Grant handmade push dagger, heavy brass handle with a wood insert. Polish and style goes back to the early days of knifemaking, a little on the crude side, and heavy. 6 1/4" oal, 3 1/4" blade, heavy leather sheath. Nm/mint. (x4242-cho) Minimum bid $35.00

Lot 28 Knife forged from a railroad spike. 7 3/4" oal, 3 1/2" blade, Not marked, but has been twisted and also hammered to achieve a chipped flint design. Window pane leather sheath. Mint. (x4099-cho) Minimum bid $15.00

Lot 29 Unmarked Bowie but has a definite Warther look to it, from the handle shape, brass wrapped tang, and engine tooled blade. Fit of the guard is not good, but this collector has a lot of Warther knives, no sheath. 15" oal, 9 5/8" blade, mint. (x4277-cho) Minimum bid $80.00

Lot 30 C. Platts Sons coke bottle shaped elephant toenail, double pulls, round shield, bone handles, full blade and one of the most desired of all toenails. 4 1/4" closed, 7 1/4" open, beautiful brown bone handles, had some pitting that cleaning did not take out, no cracks, strong backspring but blade action is stiff. (x4030-cho) Minimum bid $400.00

Lot 31 Rarest of the Rare! Case 61098 Tested XX green bone Texas Toothpick, IN ORIGINAL MARKED BOX, Tested box with the rare light blue color. Mint in the box except for a tiny storage spider on the front blade, see photo. (x4023-cho) Minimum bid $300.00

Lot 32 Case Tested era RARE 551 fold through the handle hunter. Liner lock in both positions. Open it has a long blade, or can fold through the handle for a smaller exposed blade that fits inside its basketweave sheath. Case Tested button on the sheath (stitching out on one side of the sheath). Full blade, near mint. 10" open with a 5 3/4" blade, folded it is 6 1/2" long with a 2 3/8" blade. Three cracks at the small rivets on the handle, has been cleaned. Nicest one of these I have ever seen. (x4235-cho) Minimum bid $350.00

Lot 33 Case Knife-Ax Combo, Case USA (1965-70), MINT IN THE ORIGINAL BOX. (x4272-cho) Minimum bid $275.00

Lot 34 Case Brothers Little Valley (1889-1914) 5250 stag handled toenail, bowtie shield, double pulls, low exc. (x4131-cho) Minimum bid $300.00

Lot 35 MSA Marbles Safety Folder with the older and more rare U shaped bolsters, hard rubber handles, low exc. Smaller verison of the two sizes of Safety folders. Some cracks on the handles at the rivets. (x4138-cho) Minimum bid $120.00

Lot 36 MSA Marbles Safety Folder, stag handles, folding guard, blade is loose in the handles, possibly assembled from 2 different knives but both parts are original, Marbles blade and handle. 5 1/2" closed, exc blade.  (x4139-cho) Minimum bid $200.00

Lot 37 Marbles No. 2p ax with reddish handle, and fold out punch that is spring loaded and locks into place. Has been cleaned and a pit on the blade, but excellent plus otherwise. (x4275-lmi) Minimum bid $200.00

Lot 38 Winchester pre-WWII (1920-1940) gold metal flake handled peanut, mint, #2113, both blades marked, etched, in pocket pouch, grooved bolsters. Think of the last time you have even seen a MINT vintage Winchester and more, try to recall the the last time you had an opportunity to buy one of those! (x4166-cho) Minimum bid $110.00

Lot 39 Great Case vintage knife. Case Bradford, PA (1920-40) 6251 take apart toadstickler hobo. Arrowhead shield with CASE lettering in relief. Full blades, exc plus. Single rivet crack on the back handle. (x4130-cho) Minimum bid $150.00

Lot 40 Marbles safety ax with nail puller on the back, plain handles with "Marbles" pressed into the handle. Excellent condition, crack across back handle, has been cleaned. (x4012-lmi) Minimum bid $120.00

Lot 41 Winchester pre-1940 Salesman's sample bone handled 2 3/4" pen knife. Mint. (x4176-cho) Minimum bid $50.00

Lot 42 Cattaraugus Ovalhole Packing Knife, marked on the hard rubber handle and on the matching sheath. Mint considering age, only a couple of imperfections, 9 3/4" oal, 5 1/4" blade. (x4096-cho) Minimum bid $35.00

Lot 43 Marbles No. 2 ax with reddish handles, included holster for belt carry. Head is clean, shaft has some tarnish, near mint overall.  (x4234-cho) Minimum bid $150.00

Lot 44 Case USA Bulldog in Black Box. Back of the blade marked, "Handmade in USA". Stag handles, 5172, mint. (x4034-cho) Minimum bid $150.00

Lot 45 Case 1977 Blue Scroll stag set. Four different fixed blades (no sheaths) and 5111 1/2, 5233, 52087, 5347, 6254, 5265 sab, and 5172. All stainless, all mint. (x4162-cho) Minimum bid $500.00

Lot 46 Two fancy abalone and pearl handled knives. A. Kastor mark, Seven pieces of pearl and abalone on each side, four blades, lobster, spotted but otherwise near mint and R6904 Remington pre-1940 two blade keyring knife, vg (crack across the back handle). Kastor was the importer almost put out of business by the 1890 tariffs and to continue in the knife business had to start an American knife factory--Camillus. (x4198-cho) Minimum bid $50.00

Lot 47 The First NKC&DA club knife, 1975 Anglo-Saxon whittler, stag handles, 1200 made and the highest demand of any NKCA club knife. Mint. (x4092-cho) Minimum bid $100.00

Lot 48 Neft Safety Knife. Handle lifts and blade folds in. Handle releases with a shield that pulls down. Hard rubber handles embossed with the Neft Safey Knife name, faded to brown on the front, still black on the back, 5 1/2" closed 9 3/4" open, full blade exc. (x4090-cho) Minimum bid $70.00

Lot 49 Remington 1982 Bullet knife, delrin handles, mint in the box with original paper. The first one of the series. Typical crack at the lanyard hole. (x4083-cho) Minimum bid $100.00

Lot 50 Case XX (1945-65) 5488 stag handled congress. Mint except for specking on the top of the coping blade. (x4133-cho) Minimum bid $350.00

Lot 51 Case XX (1945-65) 6207 pen mini-trapper red bone, mint. (x4200-cho) Minimum bid $80.00

Lot 52 Case XX (1945-65)5375 LP, long pull jumbo stockman with stag handles. Mint except for some specks here and there. Original polish and never used. (x4132-cho) Minimum bid $170.00

Lot 53 Case XX (1945-65) 61011 bone handled hawkbill. Cleaned to exc. (x4158-cho) Minimum bid $30.00

Lot 54 Case XX (1945-65) 6254 bone handled trapper, and would call mint or cleaned to mint except for a crack across the back handle. (x4173-cho) Minimum bid $50.00

Lot 55 Case USA (1965-75) Stainless 5347 sh sp, "SS" marked on the 2 smaller blades, no etching but not sure there ever was. mint. (x4207-cho) Minimum bid $80.00

Lot 56 Case XX (1945-65) 5488 stag handled congress. A couple of specks that have been cleaned. If there is such a thing as cleaned to mint this one is right there. (x4134-cho) Minimum bid $300.00

Lot 57 Case XX (1945-65) 62009 RAZ barlow, bone handles. Minty but has been cleaned, so near mint.  (x4213-cho) Minimum bid $40.00

Lot 58 Case XX (1945-65) green bone handled Daddy Barlow, exc except for a rivet crack on the back handle.  (x4211-cho) Minimum bid $60.00

Lot 59 Case XX (1945-65) 5254 trapper. Mint. 'nuff said. (x4217-cho) Minimum bid $200.00

Lot 60 Case XX 5247sp two blade stag, mint except for two water specks on the back of the master blade near the top. Spay blade etched "For Flesh Only". (x4216-cho) Minimum bid $100.00

Lot 61 Case XX peanut (1945-65) stag handles. Mint. (x4222-cho) Minimum bid $50.00

Lot 62 Case XX 52131 canoe, (1945-65), beautiful fine grain stag that is usually only found on Tested knives, so suspect this knife was an early XX. (x4223-cho) Minimum bid $200.00

Lot 63 Olcut, Union Cut. Co. Olean, NY yellow handled extended bolster coke bottle folding hunter. Blade full but some tarnish, a good solid excellent. No shrinkage on the handles. (x4363-cho) Minimum bid $50.00

Lot 64 Case XX (1945-65) 54052 congress, mint except for some specking on the upper edge of the pen master blade. (x4225-cho) Minimum bid $90.00

Lot 65 Case XX (1945-65) 5347 sh sp. Handle has deep color on the back, front handle is a little faded, probably was on a display board, but mint. (x4229-cho) Minimum bid $100.00

Lot 66 Case XX USA 6143 bone handled Daddy Barlow, mint except for some specking. (x4254-cho) Minimum bid $50.00

Lot 67 Two Case XX (1945-65) '79 patterns, 6279ss and 5279ss. Both mint. (some dried oil on the blade visible in the photo--not spots). Both mint. (x4179-cho) Minimum bid $50.00

Lot 68 Pair of Case XX (1945-65) stag handled stock knives, 5332 near mint and 5232 mint except for a single hairline rivet crack you much look under a high power glass to see. (x4172-cho) Minimum bid $100.00

Lot 69 Case XX (1945-65) 5383 distinctive pattern stag handled swell center whittler that would make you think this knife was a Tested before you open the blade and read the mark. Has been cleaned, near mint. (x4220-cho) Minimum bid $150.00

Lot 70 Pair of Case stag handled XX knives. (1945-65) 53087 and 52087, both mint. (x4226-cho) Minimum bid $125.00

Lot 71 Case XX USA (1965-70) 5299 1/2 stag handled swell end jumbo jack, mint (x4160-cho) Minimum bid $110.00

Lot 72 Case XX USA (1965-70) pretty reddish bone handles, 6254ss trapper, and rare variation in that the blade is mirror polished and then etched. (x4201-cho) Minimum bid $170.00

Lot 73 Pair of Case bone handled knives, copperhead unused but some spots 70's dots and 6383 swell center whittler 10 dot, mint except for a couple of specks, (x4037-cho) Minimum bid $60.00

Lot 74 Case/Brian Yellowhorse Tiny Trapper with beautiful red stone handles inlaid with an eagle, stippled bolsters. Mint in presentation box (x4365-rwa) Minimum bid $50.00

Lot 75 Pair of Case knives 6111 1/2 folding guard lockback bone, 6364 sc pearl three blade with fold out scissors, both 70's dots and mint. (x4128-cho) Minimum bid $110.00

Lot 76 Case XX USA (1965-70) 5392 premium stockman. Mint. (x4165-cho) Minimum bid $100.00

Lot 77 Two Case USA (1965-70) 52087 and 5220 peanut. Mint. (x4169-cho) Minimum bid $90.00

Lot 78 Case XX USA (1965-70) 54052 four blade congress. Mint. (x4170-cho) Minimum bid $90.00

Lot 79 Case XX USA (1965-75) 5375 jumbo stockman mint. (x4174-cho) Minimum bid $100.00

Lot 80 Case XX USA (1965-75), 6267 swell center 2 blade, and 62052 half congress. Exceptional handles on both. Mint (x4175-cho) Minimum bid $80.00

Lot 81 Case XX USA (1965-75) 52131 stag handled canoe. Some natural checks on the back handle, couple are near the liners so if you are one of those very picky types one might consider them cracks, but they have dye in them and came that way from the factory. Otherwise mint. (x4177-cho) Minimum bid $100.00

Lot 82 Case XX USA (1965-75) 5279 stainless, mint (x4178-cho) Minimum bid $35.00

Lot 83 Two Case USA (1965-70) knives, 6225 1/2 coke bottle and 62042 pen, both bone handles. Mint. (x4180-cho) Minimum bid $50.00

Lot 84 Case USA 53047 serpentine stockman with stag handles, mint, one stress check at a front handle rivet. (Dye in it, indicating that it is the way it came from the factory). (x4186-cho) Minimum bid $65.00

Lot 85 Two vintage Case knives, 05263ss USA (1965-70) and Case USA (1965-70) 6269. (x4255-cho) Minimum bid $50.00

Lot 86 Case USA (1965-70) 64052 bone congress. Mint. (x4256-cho) Minimum bid $70.00

Lot 87 Case USA 5254 trapper, stag handles, (1965-70) mint. (x4262-cho) Minimum bid $140.00

Lot 88 Case USA (1965-70) 5488 congress, full blades but spotted, unused. See photo. (x4263-cho) Minimum bid $120.00

Lot 89 Case USA (1965-70) 5383 stag handled whittler. Has been expertly cleaned to near mint. (x4265-cho) Minimum bid $90.00

Lot 90 Case USA 6231 1/2 LP (1965-70) with beautiful red bone handles, mint. (x4266-cho) Minimum bid $60.00

Lot 91 Case USA (1965-70) 54052 stag handled congress, near mint. (x4267-cho) Minimum bid $80.00

Lot 92 Case USA (1965-70) Rarely seen Case 61048sp slim trapper one blade with a spay blade instead of a clip. Mint. (x4269-cho) Minimum bid $40.00

Lot 93 Case USA (1965-70) 6185 bone handled doctor's knife. Mint. (x4270-cho) Minimum bid $40.00

Lot 94 Two Bone Case knives. 10 dot 6207 ten dot and 6249 bone copperhead, 70's dots. Both mint. (x4126-cho) Minimum bid $100.00

Lot 95 Two Case items, Case 10 dot 3185 Doctor's knife, mint, and Brass Case belt buckle. (x4147-cho) Minimum bid $45.00

Lot 96 Set of Four stag handled Case stainless knives from the 1978 Case stag sets, Mint in original pumpkin box. (x4149-cho) Minimum bid $150.00

Lot 97 Pair of Case stag handled knives from the Red etch 1978 stag sets, 5227 and 5220 peanut. Both mint. (x4154-cho) Minimum bid $80.00

Lot 98 Case 9 dot 5111 1/2 Cheetah, stag handles, small pattern number variation. Mint. (x4206-cho) Minimum bid $175.00

Lot 99 Four Case Stag handled red etch knives from the 1978 stag sets: Muskrat ss, 5279ss, 5347ss, and 5232ss. All mint. (x4249-cho) Minimum bid $140.00



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Lots 100-199

Lots 200-299

Lots 300-322