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Western 242 Pen Knife

 Western 242 Pen Knife
 Western 242 Pen Knife
 Western 242 Pen Knife
 Western 242 Pen Knife
 Western 242 Pen Knife
 Western 242 Pen Knife

MAKER:   Western

PATTERN:   #242 Pen knife

LENGTH (Closed):   2-5/8”

BOLSTERS:   Nickel silver

HANDLES:   Jigged Delrin

BLADES:   Swedge ground clip blade with long pull & pen blade

LINERS:   Brass

TANG STAMPS:   WESTERN/BOULDER/COLO. U.S.A.            Rear Stamp:  242

CONDITION:   Very Good

DAMAGE: Pitting to blades, normal wear and scratches to bolsters and handles.

BLADE WEAR:   approx 10%

SNAP:   Nice hard snap, no side play.




ADDITIONAL INFO:      This is a nice carbon steel knife probably made after 1960 to 1962 because the use of Delrin or knife else did not begin until 1960. This pattern was made into the 70s and of here is in a 1978 catalog reprint in Harvey Platts book, “The Knife Makers Who Went West.” I would not pretend this knife is worthy of being the centerpiece of a display, but it would make a very nice EDC for the person who enjoys carrying a small classic pattern that cuts very well!


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For Sale By: Orvet Customs (orvet)

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Item # 27708

  • $20.00

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Shipping & Handling to United States Addresses:   $3.00

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