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Gerber Folding Sportsman I

Gerber Folding Sportsman I
Gerber Folding Sportsman I
Gerber Folding Sportsman I
Gerber Folding Sportsman I
Gerber Folding Sportsman I
Gerber Folding Sportsman I
Gerber Folding Sportsman I

MAKER:   Gerber Legendary Blades

PATTERN:    Folding Sportsman I (FS-I)

LENGTH (closed):   3-1/2”


HANDLES:   Wood inlay

BLADES:   Single lock blade

LINERS: Brass 

TANG STAMPS:   GERBER         Rear Stamp:  PORTLAND, OR./97223 U.S.A.

CONDITION:   Excellent

DAMAGE:   Normal wear and scratching

BLADE WEAR:   Blade has been sharpened but appears nearly full

SNAP:   Good snap on opening and poor snap closing but the blade stays closed.


ADDITIONAL INFO:      Gerber introduce the Folding Sportsman I in 1976. The FS II had been introduced in 1972. I think they were discontinued in about 1995. Being from Oregon and having managed a cutlery store in the 1980s and early 1990s approximately 40 miles from the Gerber factory I have seen, sold and sharpened a lot of Gerber knives. There is something iconic about the Folding Sportsman series of knives; to me they are the knife that comes to my mind when I think of a Gerber pocketknife. I have both the FS I and the FS II and I EDC both on a regular basis. The design of the folding sportsman fits very well in my hand and I really like them a lot. Here’s your chance to add one to your pocket.

This knife has been used in carried quite a bit, but it’s is still a good EDC. There is a little wearing on the wooden insert along the back of the knife in the blade does not snap when it closes but it does stay firmly closed. The Gerber FS I seems to be harder to find than the larger FS II. Normally they sell for around $40 to $50 in excellent condition. This is priced to sell $25.


*By Purchasing, The Buyer Confirms It Is Legal For Them Purchase And Own This Knife.


This knife will ship via first class mail in a padded vinyl envelope (with additional padding), unless the buyer would like to pay for an upgrade to Priority Mail. If you wish to upgrade to priority mail is an additional $3.50, please notify me via email if you wish to upgrade.

When shipping first class in padded envelopes I always wrap additional padding around the knife, it will be well padded).


For Sale By: Orvet Customs (orvet)

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Item # 42032

  • $25.00

Shipping Details:

Shipping & Handling to United States Addresses:   $4.50

Shipping Discounts Available for Multiple Items Purchased from Orvet Customs:

If this item is purchased with another item from Orvet Customs that has a shipping cost of $4.50 or more, standard shipping to US addresses for this item will be discounted to $3.00.

Orvet Customs has provided the following additional shipping details:
YES, I DO SHIP OVERSEAS! Email me prior to your purchase and I can give you shipping options to your country and an estimate of what the shipping will cost. I routinely ship to Australia, Canada, UK, Scandinavia and Western Europe. I will also ship to other countries. Email me with your mailing address, postal code and country and I can give you an estimate of the cost of postage. Seller bears no responsibility for the knife clearing customs in another country. It is the buyer’s responsibility to know what the law is regarding knives in your country of residence.

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