J. Bruce Voyles, Auctioneers 
Auction 84

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Lots 1-99

Lots 100-199

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Lot 200 Three knives. Western USA #66 leather washer handled hunter, and two Case household knives. 504 Carver 8", and 231-8" with paper sleeve. All mint. (84227 jbdi) Minimum bid $20.00

Lot 201 Three knives. Camillus USA barlow 2 blade, Chicago Cutlery "Traveler" wood handled lockback, USA made; and Aristocrat imported lockback with stamina wood handles. All look to be unused but need cleaning, polishing, some spots on the barlow bolsters and blade. (84228 lmc) Minimum bid $15.00

Lot 202 Three knives. Al Mar micarta handled front lock Eagle Ultralight, Rigid micarta handled lockback, USA made, and Cold Steel Scimitar folder with locking liner, all mint. (84229 lmc) Minimum bid $45.00

Lot 203 KA-BAR stag handled 2 blade folding hunter, Dogshead shield, 1970's, mint except for a tiny spot or two, Mint, with original scuffed up box. (84230 lmc) Minimum bid $35.00

Lot 204 Two Parker knives. Sandbar stag folding tanto and a thermoplastic black blade lockback. (84231 lmc) Minimum bid $20.00

Lot 205 Two Case knives. 6143 Daddy barlow delrin, Lightning S mint except for a tarnised bolsters, and 3 dot 33044 birdseye, mint except for some specking. (84232 lmc) Minimum bid $35.00

Lot 206 Two Spyderco knives. Centofante slide lock locking liner and Dragonfly MIB. (84233 lmc) Minimum bid $40.00

Lot 207 Gerber Paul Knife, near mint. "3" on the inside. Metal handles (84234 lmc) Minimum bid $60.00

Lot 208 Benchmark knives Rollox, 3" closed, wood handles, the smallest of the series. Sold to Gerber in the 80's. (84235 lmc) Minimum bid $35.00

Lot 209 Four Frost bone handled lockbacks, Japan made, Razor Hawk, 1986 Sugar Bowl, Comanche, and Cherokee. All with the locking bolster lock invented by Bob Cargill. (84236 lmc) Minimum bid $50.00

Lot 210 Three large Frost Japan Cherokee folding hunters, smooth brown bone handles with scrimmed images of a snake, spider, and skull with a dripping dagger. Blades are mint, bolsters all need to be buffed. Japan made. (84237 lmc) Minimum bid $30.00

Lot 211 Spydero Terzoula locking liner. ATS 34, serial numbered, half serrated, The inventor of the tactical folder designed this and is one of the very first tactical collaborations with a knifemaker. Mint (84238 lmc) Minimum bid $50.00

Lot 212 The Antique Bowie Knife by by Bill Adams, J. Bruce Voyles, and Kelly Moss. This is one of the finest books on Antique Bowie knives, some copies have sold as much as $1000. This book was produced in cooperation with the Antique Bowie Knife Collectors of the US. For each knife pictured the owner of the knife received 4 books, and that was all that were produced. All the knives are full page shots in color. For the production of this book I traveled to Atlanta, Memphis, San Franciso, Houston, Baltimore and the Mississippi state museum (to photograph the bowie presented by Rezin P. Bowie, and Santa Barbara to shoot knives from the WIlliam R. Williamson collection. I did the photographs with a 4X5 view camera (nothing digital) and wrote the copy. Adams edited the book and came up with the concept and hearded the geese in getting these top collectors to allow us to photograph their knives. Many knifemakers have used this book for design ideas too! This is the first one we have been able to offer in years. (84250 jmn) Minimum bid $300.00

Lot 213 J. Russell Cutlery Co. by Dewey P. Ferguson, 49 pages, softcover, 7.5x10 inches, 1972 issued reproduction of a Russell catalog with notes by Dewey Ferguson. (84240 jmn) Minimum bid $5.00

Lot 214 The John Woodman Higgins Armory, Worcester, Mass. Catalog of Armor. Photos of the armor collection of this musuem in a slick page 126 page hardcover book. (84241 jmn) Minimum bid $10.00

Lot 215 How to Build a Knife by Jim Small, accompanying book to the PBS series. Personally autographed by Small in 1984. Velo bound paper cover. Approx. 40 pages. (84242 jmn) Minimum bid $5.00

Lot 216 American Presentation Swords by Jay P. Altmayer, limited edition of 1000, softcover, introduction by Harold Peterson, 1958 first edition. 47 pages. (84243 jmn) Minimum bid $5.00

Lot 217 Remington C5 Reprint, 64 pages, softcover, 4.5X6.5 inches, Half size reprint of the 1925 Remington Cutlery Company Catalog. Good pocketsize reference (84244 jmn) Minimum bid $5.00

Lot 218 Remington Bullet Knives by Mel Brewster, 1991 hardcover and dustcover edition, 108 pages, the definitive work on the subject. Mint. (84245 jmn) Minimum bid $10.00

Lot 219 Guns & Ammo Guidebook to Knives and Edge Weapons. One of the earliest and best done books, 8 1/2"X11", softcover, 192 pages, 1974. (84246 jmn) Minimum bid $10.00

Lot 220 The Custom Knife II by John Davis Bates, Jr. and James Henry Schippers, Jr. Follow up to one of the earliest books devoted to handmade knives. Hardcover with dust jacket. 8x10, 112 pages, 1974. (84247 jmn) Minimum bid $10.00

Lot 221 American Indian Tomahawks by Harold L. Peterson. Hardcover. Authoritative book on the subject by the former curator of arms of the Smithsonian. First published in 1965. Hardcover. Extensive illustrations. Not page numbered but I'd figure well over a couple of hundred pages. (84248 jmn) Minimum bid $10.00

Lot 222 The Book of Knives by Yvan A De Riaz, hardcover with color dustjacket, 1978, 178 pages, 9X12 format. Covers a wide variety of knives of the world and their history. (84249 jmn) Minimum bid $15.00

Lot 223 ALL FIVE of the Jim Weyer "Knives, Points of Interest" books. Simply the finest knife photographer of his time. Tommy Lee once complained that Weyer only shot art knives--and then Weyer pointed out several sporting knives in his books. "You're right," Tommy said. "You make regular knives look like art knives." Considering all these were shot prior to Photoshop and digital photography, his achievement in knife photography is unequalled. This is one of the few complete sets I've ever seen, let alone offered. If you like handmade knives and do not have these books they are a "must-have". (84251 jkc) Minimum bid $100.00

Lot 224 A Collection of U. S. Military Knives Book Two by M. H. Cole. Hardcover. Simply the classic book on military knives. Cole books are where it all begins. Magnificent hand art of the knives. (84253 jkc) Minimum bid $20.00

Lot 225 Knife Digest Vol. 1 by William Cassidy , hardcover, 8.5X11 inches, Lively knife writing from the early days (84254 jkc) Minimum bid $15.00

Lot 226 Knives '81 by Ken Warner. The first of the series that continues today, this is the book that revealed the Warner concept, and serves each year as (84255 jkc) Minimum bid $15.00

Lot 227 The Pocketknife Manual by Blackie Collins. Softcover. 102 pages, 1978 (84256 jkc) Minimum bid $10.00

Lot 228 The Knifemakers Who Went West by Harvey Platts, oversized hardcover with dustcover, 1978, 200 pages. Great work on the original of both Case and Western knives. Great old photos. (84257 jkc) Minimum bid $15.00

Lot 229 Western Knives and Knife Nostalgia. Color booket put out by Western with a color tour of the inside of the now-defunct factory, pus a great section on old knife history of Western and the related companies. 32 pages plus cover. (84258 jkc) Minimum bid $5.00

Lot 230 Knives and Knifemakers, classic hardcover book 152, by Sid Latham (former Life magazine correspondent) Knives and Knifemakers, large format. (84259 jkc) Minimum bid $20.00

Lot 231 Straight Razor Collecting by Robert A. Doyle, 124 pages, 1985, 5.5x8.5. The first and for many years the only reference work on straight razors. A fundamental part of any cutlery library. (84260 jkc) Minimum bid $10.00

Lot 232 The Razor Anthology, a collection of articles on razors published in Knife World all in one spot. Tons of knowledge here. Softcover, 246 pages. (84261 jkc) Minimum bid $10.00

Lot 233 The Gun Digest Book of Knives 1 by B. R. Hughes and Jack Lewis. Two legendary knife writers made one legendary book. 288 pages, softcover, 1973. Cover is pretty banged up. (84262 msk) Minimum bid $1.00

Lot 234 Schrade Pocketknives reprint of their very early catalog E. 5 1/2 X 8 1/2, 1926 era. 108 pages. (84263 msk) Minimum bid $20.00

Lot 235 The Sheffield Knife Book, by Geffory Tweedale, 320 pages, Hardcover, 8 X 10 1/2 inches, Color Hardcover, covers almost all Sheffield concerns, exhaustive. (84264 msk) Minimum bid $25.00

Lot 236 Reprint of an E. C. Simmons Keen Kutter knife catalog. 6 x9. Softcover. (84265 msk) Minimum bid $5.00

Lot 237 American Knives by Harold Peterson, 178 pages, Hardcover, 7.5 X 9.5 inches, Color slipcover, one of the first and still one of the best basic reference works. A Classic. (84266 msk) Minimum bid $15.00

Lot 238 Best of Knife World II, over 300 pages, softcover, 8 X 10 7/8 collection of some of the more interesting articles from Knife World about knives. (84267 msk) Minimum bid $5.00

Lot 239 IXL Means I Excell, by William R. Williamson 7 x 10 softcover, 33 pages. Great shots of some of the finest Bowie knives known by one of the all-time leading experts on Bowie knives. (84268 msk) Minimum bid $25.00

Lot 240 Romance of Collecting Case Knives by Dewey P. Ferguson, 261 pages, softcover, 8 1/2 X 11 inches, the legendary pink Case classic book. (84269 msk) Minimum bid $20.00

Lot 241 Romance of Collecting Cattaraugus, Robeson, Russell, Queen by Dewey P. (Lavona) Ferguson. 8 1/2 X 11 collection of 4 reprint catalogs. Softcover, 220 pages. (84270 msk) Minimum bid $15.00

Lot 242 Two editions of Goins Encyclopedia of Cutlery Marks by John E. Goins, 1986, 388 pages, softcover, 8 1/2 X 11 inches, Detailed list of cutlery marks--unequaled. plus 1998 edition of 308 pages. Softcover. (84271 msk) Minimum bid $20.00

Lot 243 Hibbard, Spencer, & Bartlett, OVB softcover reprint of the knife section from the hardware giant c. 1933. (84272 msk) Minimum bid $5.00

Lot 244 The Story of a Knife by Tom K. Stapleton, MD. A well know knife collector expanding on the research of Lucy Bowie. Presented original in the American Society of Arms Collectors in 1992. (84273 msk) Minimum bid $5.00

Lot 245 First four J. Bruce Voyles Auctioneer catalogs. No. 1, 2, 3, 4 back when a time catalogs were produced on high quality slick paper with color photos and 4X5 View camera photos with propped up shots. Some of my best work. First catalog was in 1997. (Please note this is catalog auction 84!) (84274 rel) Minimum bid $20.00

Lot 246 Counterfeiting Antique Cutlery 550 plus page tome on what to look for in vintage knife counterfeits by Gerald Wicher. (Personally if you buy this book please do not let it scare you to death--there are counterfeits just as there are anything else--not more so) I sometimes think this book scared more knife collectors away than it informed. (84275 rel) Minimum bid $5.00

Lot 247 Official Price Guide to Collector Knives by James F. Parker and J. Bruce Voyles. 1981 edition (third edition) , 532 pages, thousand of pictures and prices (84276 rel) Minimum bid $5.00

Lot 248 Custom Knifemaking 10 Projects by Tim McCreight, 211 pages, softcover, 7 1/2 X9 inches, Knifemaking how-to (84277 rel) Minimum bid $10.00

Lot 249 Knife Digest Vol. 1 by William Cassidy , softcover, 8.5X11 inches, Lively knife writing from the early days, 285 pages (84278 rel) Minimum bid $10.00

Lot 250 Knife Digest 1 in Hardcover. (84279 bbn) Minimum bid $15.00

Lot 251 Three Lone Ranger knives, Camco, Very good or worse, black, cracked ice, and red handles. All with silver bullet on the back handle. (82-012 rel) Minimum bid $10.00

Lot 252 Blade Trading Cards, 72 knife cards created in 1972. Great for kids, in original unopened factory pack. rel 78-DSC0184 78-DSC0185 Minimum bid $5.00 (78-DSC_0184 jkc) Minimum bid $5.00

Lot 253 Western States Cut & Mfg Co. Boulder, Colo., straight razor, imitation ivory handles with fancy tips, near mint. (82-260 jkc) Minimum bid $5.00

Lot 254 Western States Cut & Mfg Co. Boulder, Colo., straight razor, green swirl handles with fancy tips, near mint. Etched "Silver and Gold" in old English letters, nm, except for very rough sharpening on the edge. (82-261 rel) Minimum bid $5.00

Lot 255 The Book of the Sword by Sir Richard Burton, 299 pages, softcover, 6x9 inches, Turn of the century primary reference work by the renowned adventurer Sir Richard Burton. (The movie, "Mountains of the Moon" was about him). (84280 rel) Minimum bid $5.00

Lot 256 Knife Digest II by William Cassidy. A Great look at the heyday of the beginning of the handmade knife industry. Lively writing. Softcover, 8 1/2 X 11, 160 pages. (84281 rel) Minimum bid $5.00

Lot 257 Sargents American Premium Guide to Knives & Razors 3ed edition (includes sheath knives too), softcover, 474 pages. (84282 rel) Minimum bid $10.00

Lot 258 Knives Digest by Ken Warner and Bruce Voyles, 432 pages, softcover. First edition, includes a complete directory of those in the knife industry in the year 2000. Softcover (84283 jmn) Minimum bid $5.00

Lot 259 American Primitive Knives 1770-1870 by Gordon B. Minnis, hardcover, 100 pages, with dustcover. The only major reference work on primitives. (84284 jmn) Minimum bid $20.00

Lot 260 The Sword and the Centuries or Old Sword Days and Old Sword Ways by Alfred Hutton, 366 pages, hardcover, color dust cover, 1973. (84285 rel) Minimum bid $5.00

Lot 261 Schrade Cutlery Collectors Society bone handled folding guard lockback built on the pattern of the legendary folding hunter switchblade of Schrade. Produced in 2008, etched "Everlastingly Sharp", button release locks it open and closed. MIB. (This is not a switchblade) 2008 on the reverse of the tang. rel 78-DSC0190 78-DSC0191 Minimum bid $15.00 (78-DSC_0191 rel) Minimum bid $10.00

Lot 262 2010 Version of the above. Only two knives were made in this series. Handles are a little more square than the 2008 and not bone. rel 78-DSC0204 78-DSC0203 Minimum bid $25.00 (78-DSC_0203 bbn) Minimum bid $10.00

Lot 263 Four cowboy knives. IKCO "Deputy Sheriff by Cott", Colonial "Ranger" mint original 2 blade, Two blade IKCS "Texas Cowboy, Jr." with a fold out bottle opener and screw driver blade, and Richards marked "Rodeo, Canada" exc. (82-015 jmn) Minimum bid $10.00

Lot 264 The Antique Bowie Knife Collection of Roberty Berryman and Chas. Schreiner III (catalog of the Butterfield and Butterfield auction held in 1992. 132 with many color pictures. Hardcover. (84286 jmn) Minimum bid $45.00

Lot 265 Bonhams & Butterfields 2003 auction, 200 pages, mostly guns but several great swords. Softcver, color. (84287 jmn) Minimum bid $5.00

Lot 266 Boarders Away with steel, Edged Weapons and Polearms by William Gilkerson. Great book on nautical edged weapons, hardcover, 160 pages. Norm Flayderman said of this book, "…it is the most important, comprehensive and exhaustive work on earl naval weapons ever published." (84288 jmn) Minimum bid $5.00

Lot 267 Arms and Armour by Vesey Norman. 96 pages, hardcover with color dustcover. 130 illustrations. 1972. (84289 jmn) Minimum bid $5.00

Lot 268 Sketch Book76 by Robert L. Klinger, softcover, 52 pages. Sketches of authentic equipment for Revolutionary War historians and re-enactors. (84290 rel) Minimum bid $5.00

Lot 269 ABCA Price Guide to Commemorative Knives, 250 pages, softcover, 8.5X11 inches, 0.6 (book057 rel) Minimum bid $5.00

Lot 270 Voyles Knife Auction No. II-Color with great photography, pages, softcover, 8.5X11 inches, (book059 bbn) Minimum bid $5.00

Lot 271 Imperial "G-Man" novelty knife, 30's. Much of the handle design is worn, but otherwise near mint. 3 1/4", blade is near mint. (82-023 bbn) Minimum bid $10.00

Lot 272 Quickpoint, St. Louis Ralston Straight Shooter jack knife and five Ralston Straight Shooter buttons: Tom Mix of Radio Curley Bradley, Mike Shaw, Tony, Wash, and Jane. All in a oak box with glass lid. (82-081 pog) Minimum bid $10.00

Lot 273 Four Spyderco knives, ranging from a Bug to a Ladybug. One with stag handles, all mint, two boxes and one blue presentation box. (84292 pog) Minimum bid $35.00

Lot 274 Four Leatherman Skeletools, four different colors, yellow, orange, blue, and gray, one box. All mint. (84293 pog) Minimum bid $40.00

Lot 275 Five knives, Camillus Les Stroud folder, Kershaw flipper, Cuda USA (D. Ralph design) and two Cold Steel Voyager knives, one serrated, the other plain. 4 with synthetic handles, one all metal. All mint. (84294 pog) Minimum bid $50.00

Lot 276 Four Gerber knives, 200 and 400 sizes of the LST thermoplastic, Air Ranger locking liner and Fast Draw assisted opener thermoplastic with button lock. (84295 pog) Minimum bid $30.00

Lot 277 Four Bear Grylls knives, surivival fixed blade, folder, small lockback, and multitool. All mint. (84296 pog) Minimum bid $20.00

Lot 278 Four knives. Sog Blink, Beretta airframe with camo handles and front lock, Kershaw Clash and CRKT Rave ignitor style assisted opening. (84297 pog) Minimum bid $35.00

Lot 279 Three Gerber Multitools, Crucial Fast, Evo, and standard multitool. Hand to have in your dash, toolbox, boat, and even desk. (84299 pog) Minimum bid $30.00

Lot 280 Four Kershaw knives. Kershaw 182, Leek with a Tanto tip with scratched up handles, Echelon assisted opener, and 1570 Avalanche assisted opener. All mint except as noted. (84046 bbn) Minimum bid $50.00

Lot 281 Two Safety Razor straight razors, Durham Duplex straight razor/safety razor combination, with original box and two original papers. Mint. And Unusual "The S Razor", a straight razor/safety razor combo in the original box, that is also built to store extra blades, which are included in the original pack. Mint (82-167 pog) Minimum bid $5.00

Lot 282 David and Brian Yellowhorse Case Bowie. Turquoise and channel inlay. Magnificent. MIB. Box is scruffed a little. (84315 rel) Minimum bid $100.00

Lot 283 Randall No. 1 -7 sheath with stone. (no knife) Mint. (84302 rel) Minimum bid $10.00

Lot 284 Prince Albert box with the color Ulster 3 knife offer. See photo for condition. (84304 rel) Minimum bid $5.00

Lot 285 Bertram Hen & Rooster 1990 mini trapper, stag handles, etched blade, MIB (84306 bea) Minimum bid $15.00

Lot 286 Western USA W49 Bowie (Camillus era) MIB. (84307 rel) Minimum bid $30.00

Lot 287 SOG Specialty Knives Seal Pup Elite Prototype. So marked on the box and with a certificate of authenticity. Box has been crushed but knife is mint. (84308 pog) Minimum bid $50.00

Lot 288 Case Christmas Bowie with White handle and Blue color etch. (84310 pog) Minimum bid $50.00

Lot 289 Case Christmas Bowie with White handle and Santa inside the "C" of the Case logo. (84311 pog) Minimum bid $50.00

Lot 290 Case Bowie knife plaque with stag tips to hold the knife. Will fit all Case Bowie knives. (84312 rel) Minimum bid $15.00

Lot 291 Rubber knife with frontiersman sheath, belt has never been unwrapped. Mint but the rubber is stiff. (84313 pog) Minimum bid $5.00

Lot 292 Swamp Rat Knife Works (Busse) white coated long knife, 23 1/2" oal, 15 1/2" blade, G10 black and gray slab handles with a texture cut into them. Four rivet lanyards. No sheath. Mint. (84030 pog) Minimum bid $50.00

Lot 293 Two large CRKT folders. Free Range and Cascade, both lockbacks, MIB (84316 rel) Minimum bid $25.00

Lot 294 Three Byrd (Imported Spyderco brand) Cara Cara, Flight, and Cara Rescue. MIB, some scuffs on box ends, knives pristine (84317 rel) Minimum bid $20.00

Lot 295 Three Case whetstones in Case marked sheaths, two are large double sided stones, and one contains 2 individual stones. All new. (84318 llg) Minimum bid $10.00

Lot 296 Two Winchester 2007 Limited Edition gift sets, in two different color tins, mint in the original clam pack. Imported. (84319 rel) Minimum bid $15.00

Lot 297 CRKT set of five tools that attach to a carabiner rail, either one at a time or two at a time. Implements including a locking liner knife, corkscrew bottle and wine bottle opener. Flash drive, a double light (needs batteries) and a multitool. All comes in a CRKT marked zip up cordua belt pac. (84321 rel) Minimum bid $20.00

Lot 298 SOG Huntspoint Skinning fixed blade, wood handles, MIB (84323 rel) Minimum bid $15.00

Lot 299 Four knives, Gerber Evo.Jr and Clutch mini-tool, both on the same clampack, Smith & Wesson clampacked Extreme Ops camo tanto blade tactical folder, and Winchester 2 blade wood stockman clampacked. All imported. (84325 rel) Minimum bid $20.00

Lot 300 Pair of Boker Knives. Boker USA 815 one arm man slick black, and Boker 5252 half congress with black composition handles. Both are unused but spotted so near mint. (84067 gwv) Minimum bid $10.00

Lot 301 "Case Days of the Week Tiny Trapper set Seven knives on a removable tray in a walnut box with a Case® collectible medallion. Tray removes for storages of other items. Sunday - Genuine Mother of Pearl, Monday - Rogers Jigged Mediterranean Blue Bone, Tuesday - Rogers Jigged Dark Red Bone, Wednesday - Rogers Jigged Gray Bone,Thursday - Rogers Jigged Orange Bone, Friday - Rogers Jigged Bright Green Bone, Saturday - Genuine Red Stag ·2-1/4"" Clip point blade All measure 3"" closed Made in the USA" (83F-008 llg) Minimum bid $100.00

Lot 302 Case car tag with American flag in the background. Mint. (84326 llg) Minimum bid $5.00

Lot 303 Levines Guide to Knives and their Values 2ed edition by Bernard Levine. Exhaustive research on the entire world of knives. This is an old book and the prices are out of whack now--but there is some historical info contained here that is unavailable anywhere else. 480 pages. Used. (84327 rel) Minimum bid $5.00

Lot 304 Goins Encyclopedia of Cutlery Markings by John Goins, 8 1/2 X11 paperback. One of the most complete listings of cutlery marking and the histories of the marks. Exhaustive. (84329 rel) Minimum bid $5.00

Lot 305 Daggers & Fighting Knives of the Western World by Harold Peterson. Hardcover with a paper dustcover. A classic book on the subject. 90 pages. (84330 rel) Minimum bid $10.00

Lot 306 Reprint of a Remington C30 catalog (the big one) plus reprints of ads and a ton of other kool Remington items. (84331 rel) Minimum bid $10.00

Lot 307 The Knifemakers Who Went West by Harvey Platts, oversized hardcover with dustcover, 1978, 200 pages. Great work on the original of both Case and Western knives. Great old photos. (84257 jkc) Minimum bid $15.00 box

 

 

 

 

Lots 1-99

Lots 100-199

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