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Jay Bigler folding knife with faux mother-of-pearl handle

Jay Bigler folding knife with faux mother-of-pearl handle
Jay Bigler folding knife with faux mother-of-pearl handle
Jay Bigler folding knife with faux mother-of-pearl handle
Jay Bigler folding knife with faux mother-of-pearl handle
Jay Bigler folding knife with faux mother-of-pearl handle
Jay Bigler folding knife with faux mother-of-pearl handle
Jay Bigler folding knife with faux mother-of-pearl handle
Jay Bigler folding knife with faux mother-of-pearl handle

Thank you for your interest in this knife. My father, Jay Bigler, a hobbyist knifemaker, was pretty much self-taught and didn't begin making knives until after he retired in 1993. He passed in 2016, but had suffered from a severe stroke in 2012 at the age of 82. He was not able to work on knives from that time on. Before that he was prolific in the knives he produced. No two were ever completely alike.

He did not catalog his knives as to when they were made or the materials that he used. However, I have been able to discern a range of years from how he put his name on the knives. The “J BIGLER” semicircle dates this knife sometime from 2004 to early 2012.

Although I am no expert on knives – and as wonderful and creative as Dad’s work is – I do try to point out any flaws with a knife that I can discern so that the buyer will be aware of what he or she is buying and not be “surprised” by the condition of the knife when it is received.

This beautiful pocket knife with what looks to be faux mother-of-pearl for the handle has one “issue” in that the tip of the blade is slightly exposed. Because of that I have added a taupe-colored, soft-leather pouch for it. The pouch isn’t quite finished, but the knife fits in it well. The knife is 5 7/8” long when opened and has a 2.75” blade. When closed, it’s 3 1/8” long. The pouch is 4.5” long.

Selling “as is”.

As a side note: I am so grateful to all the buyers who have purchased Bigler knives. It makes me glad to know how widely appreciated my father’s work is. Through sales elsewhere, knives have gone to collectors in over 25 states, from coast to coast and border to border.

For Sale By: MaryJayn Bigler

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  • $60.00

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