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Old 06-05-2022, 01:21 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, 05:35 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, 07:13 PM
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Need to drop that into a tray full of evaporust!

Cool knife/find!

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Old 09-13-2022, 01:23 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, 07:24 AM
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Could have been buried after use in a crime?
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Old 09-16-2022, 08:38 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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Old 11-09-2022, 03:42 PM
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Buried deep, wrapped in cloth? Likely used in crime and disposed of. Cool find, though.

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Old 11-09-2022, 04:32 PM
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Very cool. Good candidate for electrolysis.

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Old 11-10-2022, 12:34 AM
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Are you in southern California? They still have not found OJ Simpson's knife.
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Old 11-14-2022, 12:00 AM
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I wouldn't do anything to it until I talked to the local police. Who knows, maybe you'll help solve a cold case. That would be cool.
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