Flea Market find!

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Flea Market find!

Postby Unclebob » Wed Jun 05, 2019 12:58 pm

I picked up this nice J Nowill Sheffield fixed blade at the weekend; 1960's ? 9 1/2" overall with a 5" blade.
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Re: Flea Market find!

Postby doglegg » Wed Jun 05, 2019 6:40 pm

Sweet pick up uncle bob. ::tu:: ::tu::

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Re: Flea Market find!

Postby zoogirl » Thu Jun 20, 2019 2:28 am

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This is my J Nowill. It’s a 1946-1976 Boy Scouts Of Canada knife. I believe the company is very old and still around as part of another company.

That’s a great knife! Flea markets rock. As a matter of fact, I got mine at one too.
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Re: Flea Market find!

Postby Unclebob » Mon Aug 05, 2019 6:21 pm

Nice!

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Re: Flea Market find!

Postby cody6268 » Mon Aug 05, 2019 7:26 pm

zoogirl wrote:1A4DA90B-0000-4713-994A-7FCF1AB7593E.jpegThis is my J Nowill. It’s a 1946-1976 Boy Scouts Of Canada knife. I believe the company is very old and still around as part of another company.

That’s a great knife! Flea markets rock. As a matter of fact, I got mine at one too.


That's the first "official" Canadian Scout Knife I have seen. Looks like a great size for everyday use. The Mora I carry regularly (I'd like to EDC it everyday, everywhere, but while legal, I just don't feel comfortable carrying a fixed blade in public) has about the same sized blade. Just about right. For most work, anything bigger is overkill.

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Re: Flea Market find!

Postby doglegg » Mon Aug 05, 2019 7:49 pm

Very sweet unclebob, especially the handle. ::nod:: ::tu::


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