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Old 06-05-2022, 12:21 PM
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Default Switch blade buried deep

Found this switch blade knife a year or so ago 15in deep next to a well worn trail in the back part of a park. It was wrapped in some kind of cloth that had pretty much rotted away. Might possibly be a 1950ís c.jul herbertz picklock.
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Old 06-05-2022, 04:35 PM
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How are you identifying this? Sure would be cool to know how it got there!
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Old 06-05-2022, 06:13 PM
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Need to drop that into a tray full of evaporust!

Cool knife/find!

EQX800, Dos Compadres : 2022 (Total (4/13 to date)) - Clad: $61.03 ($1184.31), Silver coins: 7 (57), Wheats: 15 (178), Gold: 0 (27), Plat: 0 (1), .925 5 (103), Rings: 15 (261), 1922 Peace Dollar, 1919 wheat, 1921 Ten Centavos Filipinas; 2 cash coins

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Old 09-13-2022, 12:23 PM
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Just saw this post... not too old to resurrect, is it?

That appears to be 1950s-60s Italian rather than German. Obviously a small one. Have you cleaned it up? More photos?
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Old 09-14-2022, 06:24 AM
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Could have been buried after use in a crime?
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Old 09-16-2022, 07:38 PM
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Very cool find!
Got lots of knives never a switch blade.
I agree with callmez is does look like a 60's or early 70's Italian.
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