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Nice Find

Post by BryanJ » Wed Mar 15, 2023 12:17 am

We all like to find that fabulous rare knife, but sometimes finding that one unique item you’ve been looking for for years, feels pretty good as well. I’ve had this British Southern & Richardson WWII knife for years and could never find a sheath. In fact, a couple of weeks ago, I gave up the search and contacted a local leather shop to custom make a sheath based on a period correct photo. The shop owner told me to come back in a couple of weeks with the knife and he’d make a pattern. Then, last week, after years of searching, I found this sheath on eBay, and was the only bidder. The sheath is even stamped Sheffield, England. I guess the knife picking genies were looking out for me.

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Post by btrwtr » Wed Mar 15, 2023 12:08 pm

A lucky marrIage for sure!
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Post by 1967redrider » Wed Mar 15, 2023 12:11 pm

Nice find and a great pairing. ::groove::
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Post by philco » Wed Mar 15, 2023 12:15 pm

Sounds like it was meant to be. 8)
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Re: Nice Find

Post by jerryd6818 » Wed Mar 15, 2023 12:57 pm

Congratulations. Patience is a virtue and has it's own rewards. ::tu::
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Re: Nice Find

Post by doglegg » Wed Mar 15, 2023 2:22 pm

::tu:: ::tu:: ::tu::

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Re: Nice Find

Post by Dan In MI » Wed Mar 15, 2023 4:08 pm

Stories like this are great to hear. Congratulations!
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