Western


In 1911, H. N. Platts, was able to draw on his extensive friendships and family connections in the cutlery world to start Western States Cutlery and Manufacturing of Boulder Colorado. At first only a jobbing business, by 1920 construction and machinery purchases were underway to begin manufacture of knives. Through name changes--to Western States Cutlery Co. in 1953, then Western Cutlery Co. in 1956--and moves first across town and later to Longmont Colorado, the company stayed under the leadership of the Platt family until 1984. In that year, the company was sold to Coleman, becoming Coleman-Western. Eventually purchased by Camillus in 1991, Western continued until Camillus expired in 2007.


Western States etched pen knife Gold flake handles

Western States etched pen knife Gold flake handles

Western States celluloid handled small pen knife with buffalo etch, 2 1/2" closed and sweet little knife. The blades have good walk and talk. Please ..
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Item # 371

$75.00


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Western #666 fixed blade

Western #666 fixed blade

MAKER:   Western Cutlery Co. PATTERN:   #666 OAL:   8-5/8” BLADE LENGTH:   4-1/2” GUARD:   Aluminum BLADE:  Saber ground stainl..
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Item # 1292

$45.00


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Western #WR2 Bird & Trout Knife

Western #WR2 Bird & Trout Knife

MAKER:   Camillus/Western PATTERN:   #WR2; Bird and Trout OAL:   8” BLADE LENGTH:  3-1/2” Hollow ground 440 stainless steel blade H..
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Item # 1291

$30.00


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Western USA 542

Western USA 542 "F" Delrin Horn Westlock Lockback Knife & Pouch in Box c.1982

Western USA 542 "F" Delrin Horn Westlock Lockback Knife & Pouch in Box c.1982 - Imitation Stag or Horn Delrin Handles - No Cracks - Nickel Silver Bols..
1 In Stock

Item # 7206

$99.95


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Western Bowie W49

Western Bowie W49

MAKER:   Western PATTERN: Bowie W49 OVERALL LENGTH:   14-5/8” GUARD:   Brass HANDLES:   Wood TANG STAMPS:   WESTERN/BOWIE/U.S.A..
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Item # 1274

$95.00


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Western USA W46-8 Wood Fixed Blade Knife c.1981

Western USA W46-8 Wood Fixed Blade Knife c.1981

Western USA W46-8 Wood Fixed Blade Knife c.1981 - Wood Handles - No Cracks - Has some Lite Patina - Nice Unused Condition No Sheath or Box - Approx. 1..
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Item # 6658

$199.95


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WESTERN BOULDER COLO. # 751 Fish Knife

WESTERN BOULDER COLO. # 751 Fish Knife

WESTERN BOULDER COLO. MADE IN USA #751 Fish Knife is 4 3/8" closed. Pattern #751 STAINLESS is marked on reverse side of master blade. Both blades appe..
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Item # 709

$35.00

Westmark USA 703 Shaw Leibowitz Silver Etch Declaration of Independence Fixed Blade Sheath Knife

Westmark USA 703 Shaw Leibowitz Silver Etch Declaration of Independence Fixed Blade Sheath Knife

Westmark USA Model 703 Shaw Leibowitz Silver Etch The Declaration of Independence Bicentennial Commemorative Wood Fixed Blade Sheath Knife in Box - #6..
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Item # 8745

$499.95


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Westmark USA 703 Shaw Leibowitz Gold Etch Declaration of Independence Fixed Blade Sheath Knife

Westmark USA 703 Shaw Leibowitz Gold Etch Declaration of Independence Fixed Blade Sheath Knife

Westmark USA Model 703 Shaw Leibowitz Gold Etch The Declaration of Independence Bicentennial Commemorative Wood Fixed Blade Sheath Knife in Box - #24 ..
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Item # 8744

$599.95


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Westmark USA 703 Shaw Leibowitz Silver Etch Patrick Henry Fixed Blade Sheath Knife in Box

Westmark USA 703 Shaw Leibowitz Silver Etch Patrick Henry Fixed Blade Sheath Knife in Box

Westmark USA Model 703 Shaw Leibowitz Silver Etch Patrick Henry Bicentennial Commemorative Wood Fixed Blade Sheath Knife in Box - #63 of 200 - Wood Ha..
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Item # 8743

$499.95


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Westmark USA 703 Shaw Leibowitz Gold Etch Patrick Henry Fixed Blade Sheath Knife in Box

Westmark USA 703 Shaw Leibowitz Gold Etch Patrick Henry Fixed Blade Sheath Knife in Box

Westmark USA Model 703 Shaw Leibowitz Gold Etch Patrick Henry Bicentennial Commemorative Wood Fixed Blade Sheath Knife in Box - #24 of 200 - Wood Hand..
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Item # 8742

$599.95


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WESTERN STATES RED BLACK GOLD SPARKLE LIKE CHRISMAS TREE

WESTERN STATES RED BLACK GOLD SPARKLE LIKE CHRISMAS TREE

LIGHT STAMP BUT FINALLY MADE OUT BOULDER COLO. & FAINT SHAPE OF "BULLS HEAD" WHICH WOULD BE WESTERN STATES--LEG KNIFE-3 1/4 INCHES CLOSED-2 BLADES TIG..
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Item # 10234

$49.00


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Western USA Stag Texas 1836-1986 Bowie Fixed Blade Knife with Plaque

Western USA Stag Texas 1836-1986 Bowie Fixed Blade Knife with Plaque

Western USA Stag Texas 1836-1986 Bowie Fixed Blade Knife with Plaque 1 of 15000 - Genuine Stag Handles - No Cracks - Brass Guard - Very Nice Unused C..
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Item # 8444

$449.95


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 Western Hawkbill Utility Knife

Western Hawkbill Utility Knife

MAKER:   Western PATTERN:   #854 LENGTH (closed):   3-7/8” BOLSTERS:   Nickel silver HANDLES:   Delrin BLADES:   Single locking..
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Item # 1201

$40.00


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Western USA 513 G Wood Lockback Knife in Box c.1983

Western USA 513 G Wood Lockback Knife in Box c.1983

Western USA 513 G Wood Lockback Knife in Box c.1983 - Wood Handles with Inlays - No Cracks - Nickel Silver Bolsters - Brass Liners - Locks up Tight - ..
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Item # 8139

$99.95


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Western USA 521

Western USA 521 "F" Wood Westlock Lockback Knife & Pouch c.1982 in Box

Western USA 521 "F" Wood Westlock Lockback Knife & Pouch c.1982 in Box - Wood Handles - No Cracks - Nickel Silver Bolsters - Brass Liners - Locks up T..
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Item # 8049

$99.95


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Western USA 512

Western USA 512 "G" Turquoise Inlay Metal Lockback Knife c.1983 - NIB

Western USA 512 "G" Turquoise Inlay Metal Lockback Knife c.1983 - NIB - Metal Handles with Turquoise Inlay - No Cracks - Locks up Tight - No Wobble - ..
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Item # 5413

$99.95


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Western Muskrat #W236

Western Muskrat #W236

MAKER:   Western PATTERN:   #W 236 muskrat LENGTH (closed):   3-7/8” BOLSTERS:   Nickel silver HANDLES:   Wood BLADES:   Two mu..
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Item # 10171

$45.00


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Western Boulder Colo. Made in USA Delrin #822 Barlow Knife

Western Boulder Colo. Made in USA Delrin #822 Barlow Knife

Western Boulder Colo. Made in USA Delrin #822 Barlow Knife - Saw Cut Delrin Handles - No Cracks - Iron Bolsters - Iron Liners - Snaps Open and Shut - ..
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Item # 7372

$64.95


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WESTERN L66

WESTERN L66

MAKER:   Western PATTERN:   L66 OAL:   8-3/4” BLADE LENGTH:   GUARD:   Brass HANDLE:   Stacked leather TANG STAMPS:   WE..
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Item # 9915

$40.00


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Western fixed blade combo VERY RARE Alaska knives Robert Mayokok scrimsawed

Western fixed blade combo VERY RARE Alaska knives Robert Mayokok scrimsawed

For sale an extermely rare combo Western Fixed balde set. I believe the handles are of a natural material. I have been told that the sheath is so rare..
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Item # 335

$525.00


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VERY RARE Western 1940's Puukko style fixed blade knife

VERY RARE Western 1940's Puukko style fixed blade knife

For sale a very rare Western fixed blade knife. They are shown in the 1941 catalog, not sure if they were made earlier then that. Overall the knife 9 ..
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Item # 334

$275.00


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1930's Western fixed blade knife Mint with correct sheath

1930's Western fixed blade knife Mint with correct sheath

For sale an old knife that is part of a Western Fixed blade collection that I will be listing for sale. This one is model 238 and has not been used. S..
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Item # 333

$165.00


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Western Boy Scout Knife

Western Boy Scout Knife

MAKER:  Western PATTERN:   Fixed blade OAL:   8-3/4” BLADE LENGTH:   4-3/8” GUARD:   Brass HANDLE:   Leather ring TANG STA..
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Item # 1254

$65.00


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Western USA Delrin 822 D Barlow Knife c.1980

Western USA Delrin 822 D Barlow Knife c.1980

Western USA Delrin 822 D Barlow Knife c.1980 - Date Code: D (Made in 1980) - Delrin Handles - No Cracks - Nickel Silver Bolsters - Brass Liners - Snap..
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Item # 6884

$49.95


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WESTERN BOULDER COLORADO USA W-49 VINTAGE BOWIE KNIFE-W/SHEATH-IN BOX-W/PAPERS-SUPER SCARCE !!!

WESTERN BOULDER COLORADO USA W-49 VINTAGE BOWIE KNIFE-W/SHEATH-IN BOX-W/PAPERS-SUPER SCARCE !!!

Here is a hard one to find in the box with papers & sheath folk's !!! Its the Famous Western W-49 Bowie knife...this knife is stamped in the brass gua..
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Item # 1098

$249.99


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 Western L44-5 ½

Western L44-5 ½

MAKER:   Western PATTERN:   L44-5 ½ OAL:   10” BLADE LENGTH:   5-1/2” GUARD:   Aluminum HANDLE:   Bifurcated tang with stacked..
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Item # 9894

$75.00


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Western L66

Western L66

MAKER:   Western PATTERN:   L66 OAL:   8-3/4” BLADE LENGTH:   GUARD:   Brass HANDLE:   Stacked leather TANG STAMPS:   WES..
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Item # 9885

$39.95


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Western USA W66 & W10 D Wood Fixed Blade Knife & Axe Combo in Leather Sheath c.1980

Western USA W66 & W10 D Wood Fixed Blade Knife & Axe Combo in Leather Sheath c.1980

Western USA W66 & W10 D Wood Fixed Blade Knife & Axe Combo in Leather Sheath c.1980 - Wood Handles - No Cracks - Very Nice Unused Condition in the Ori..
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Item # 8664

$224.95


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LL Bean Inc. Freeport ME (Made by Western) Yellow Trapper Knife

LL Bean Inc. Freeport ME (Made by Western) Yellow Trapper Knife

LL Bean Inc. Freeport ME (Made by Western) Yellow Trapper Knife - Yellow Celluloid Handles - No Cracks - Nickel Silver Bolsters - Brass Liners - Snaps..
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Item # 8620

$149.95


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Western USA Stag W49

Western USA Stag W49 "C" Bowie Fixed Blade Sheath Knife c.1979

Western USA Stag W49 "C" Bowie Fixed Blade Sheath Knife c.1979 - Genuine Stag Handles - No Cracks - Brass Guard - Has been Used and Sharpened with a N..
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Item # 8445

$224.95


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Western USA Stainless W236 Wood Muskrat Knife

Western USA Stainless W236 Wood Muskrat Knife

Western USA Stainless W236 Wood Muskrat Knife - Wood Handles - No Cracks - Nickel Silver Bolsters - Brass Liners - Snaps Open and Shut - No Wobble - V..
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Item # 8422

$59.95


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Western USA Stainless W338 Wood Stockman Knife

Western USA Stainless W338 Wood Stockman Knife

Western USA Stainless W338 Wood Stockman Knife - Wood Handles - No Cracks - Nickel Silver Bolsters - Brass Liners - Snaps Open and Shut - No Wobble - ..
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Item # 8421

$59.95


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Western USA Wood W49 Bowie Fixed Blade Sheath Knife in Box

Western USA Wood W49 Bowie Fixed Blade Sheath Knife in Box

Western USA Wood W49 Bowie Fixed Blade Sheath Knife in Box - Wood Handles - No Cracks - Very Nice Unused Condition in the Original Box with Leather S..
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Item # 8360

$299.95


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Western USA Wood W47 Bowie Fixed Blade Sheath Knife in Box

Western USA Wood W47 Bowie Fixed Blade Sheath Knife in Box

Western USA Wood W47 Bowie Fixed Blade Sheath Knife in Box - Wood Handles - No Cracks - Very Nice Unused Condition in the Original Box with Leather S..
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Item # 8359

$299.95


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Western 242

Western 242

MAKER:   Western PATTERN:   242 penknife LENGTH (closed):   2-5/8” BOLSTERS:   Nickel silver HANDLES:   Jigged Delrin BLADES:  ..
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Item # 1205

$30.00


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Western USA S-532

Western USA S-532 "A" Wood Westlock Lockback Knife & Pouch c.1977 in Box

Western USA S-532 "A" Wood Westlock Lockback Knife & Pouch c.1977 in Box - Wood Handles - No Cracks - Nickel Silver Bolsters - Brass Liners - Locks up..
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Item # 8220

$124.95


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Western USA S-532

Western USA S-532 "C" Wood Westlock Lockback Knife & Pouch c.1979 in Box

Western USA S-532 "C" Wood Westlock Lockback Knife & Pouch c.1979 in Box - Wood Handles - No Cracks - Nickel Silver Bolsters - Brass Liners - Locks up..
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Item # 8048

$124.95


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Western USA S-534

Western USA S-534 "B" Wood Westlock Lockback Knife & Pouch c.1978 in Box

Western USA S-534 "B" Wood Westlock Lockback Knife & Pouch c.1978 in Box - Wood Handles - No Cracks - Nickel Silver Bolsters - Brass Liners - Locks up..
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Item # 8047

$124.95


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Western USA S-531

Western USA S-531 "B" Black Westlock Lockback Knife & Pouch c.1978 in Box

Western USA S-531 "B" Black Westlock Lockback Knife & Pouch c.1978 in Box - Black Composition Handles - No Cracks - Nickel Silver Bolsters - Brass Lin..
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Item # 8046

$124.95


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Western USA S-533

Western USA S-533 "B" Black Westlock Lockback Knife & Pouch c.1978 in Box

Western USA S-533 "B" Black Westlock Lockback Knife & Pouch c.1978 in Box - Black Composition Handles - No Cracks - Nickel Silver Bolsters - Brass Lin..
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Item # 8045

$124.95


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Western Boulder, Colo. USA L66 Stacked Leather Fixed Blade Sheath Knife

Western Boulder, Colo. USA L66 Stacked Leather Fixed Blade Sheath Knife

Western Boulder, Colo. USA L66 Stacked Leather Fixed Blade Sheath Knife - Stacked Leather Handles - No Cracks - Brass Guard - Very Nice Unused Conditi..
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Item # 8028

$74.95


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Western R16 USA Stainless Hunter Fixed Blade Sheath Knife in Box

Western R16 USA Stainless Hunter Fixed Blade Sheath Knife in Box

Western R16 USA Stainless Hunter Fixed Blade Sheath Knife in Box - Composit Handles - No Cracks - Nice Unused Condition in the Original Box with Leath..
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Item # 7516

$39.95


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Western USA S-531

Western USA S-531 "A" Black Westlock Lockback Knife & Pouch c.1977 in Box

Western USA S-531 "A" Black Westlock Lockback Knife & Pouch c.1977 in Box - Black Composition Handles - No Cracks - Nickel Silver Bolsters - Brass Lin..
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Item # 7488

$124.95


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Western USA 53 J Wood Westlock Lockback Knife c.1986

Western USA 53 J Wood Westlock Lockback Knife c.1986

Western USA 53 J Wood Westlock Lockback Knife c.1986 - Wood Handles - No Cracks - Nickel Silver Bolsters - Brass Liners - Locks up Tight - No Wobble -..
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Item # 6228

$99.95


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Western USA 532 H Wood Westlock Lockback Knife c.1984

Western USA 532 H Wood Westlock Lockback Knife c.1984

Western USA 532 H Wood Westlock Lockback Knife c.1984 - Wood Handles - No Cracks - Nickel Silver Bolsters - Brass Liners - Locks up Tight - No Wobble ..
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Item # 6227

$99.95


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LL Bean Inc. Freeport ME (Made by Western) Yellow Trapper Knife

LL Bean Inc. Freeport ME (Made by Western) Yellow Trapper Knife

LL Bean Inc. Freeport ME (Made by Western) Yellow Trapper Knife - Yellow Celluloid Handles - No Cracks - Nickel Silver Bolsters - Brass Liners - Snaps..
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Item # 5792

$89.95


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Western USA 513 H  Wood Lockback Knife c.1984

Western USA 513 H Wood Lockback Knife c.1984

Western USA 513 H  Wood Lockback Knife c.1984 - Wood Handles with Inlays - No Cracks - Nickel Silver Bolsters - Brass Liners - Locks up Tight - No Wob..
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Item # 5608

$89.95


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Western USA S-521 D Wood Westlock Lockback Knife c.1980

Western USA S-521 D Wood Westlock Lockback Knife c.1980

Western USA S-521 D Wood Westlock Lockback Knife c.1980 - Wood Handles - No Cracks - Nickel Silver Bolsters - Brass Liners - Locks up Tight - No Wobbl..
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Item # 5607

$79.95


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Western USA S-522 D Wood Westlock Lockback Knife c.1980

Western USA S-522 D Wood Westlock Lockback Knife c.1980

Western USA S-522 D Wood Westlock Lockback Knife c.1980 - Wood Handles - No Cracks - Nickel Silver Bolsters - Brass Liners - Locks up Tight - No Wobbl..
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Item # 5606

$79.95


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Western USA S-534 B Wood Westlock Lockback Knife & Pouch c.1978 - NIB

Western USA S-534 B Wood Westlock Lockback Knife & Pouch c.1978 - NIB

Western USA S-534 B Wood Westlock Lockback Knife & Pouch c.1978 - NIB - Wood Handles - No Cracks - Nickel Silver Bolsters - Brass Liners - Locks up Ti..
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Item # 5605

$124.95


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