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Offline Sarge

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British Steel
« on: September 26, 2014, 12:21:54 PM »
No, not the Judas Priest album. I mean real British steel...from Sheffield. At least I think it is.

A friend found it at a recent gun show and I ended up with it. It is O1 bar stock still in this paper wrap with imperial dimensions - 18" x 1 1/2" x 1/4".

I've read a bit lately about the Sheffield guilds and the knives (and knifemakers) sent to the colonial states so I'm pleased with this find.  :)
"The man with the knapsack is never lost." Horace Kephart (1862-1931)

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Re: British Steel
« Reply #1 on: September 26, 2014, 01:59:08 PM »
That is a great find.
A man who carries a cat by the tail learns  something he can learn in no other way. 
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