1971 Jimmy Lile Ivory Model 2 Inscribed

Item Number:
JLILE02
Availability: In stock
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Special Price $1,100.00 Regular Price $1,395.95
This 1971 Jimmy Lile Ivory Model 2 Inscribed is a well-documented custom knife presented to John Battaglia at the National Gun Report show in Tulsa, Oklahoma in 1971. It's featured on pages 278, 296, 481, in "James B. Lile: The Arkansas Knifesmith. Knifemaker to the World." It has a satin finished 6.25" D2 trailing point blade which bears the "Hand Made by James B Lile" signature. It's inscribed "To My Friend John Battaglia" on the opposing side.

This knife has grooved ivory handles with a brass guard and a brass pommel with JB engraved on the bottom. There's a crack on the ivory handle, some patina forming on the blade, and some patina on the brass guard and pommel as pictured. It comes with a personalized tooled leather sheath. It's 11.16" overall and the knife and sheath combined weigh about 15 ounces.

This is a one-of-a-kind knife. The knife you see pictured is the knife that's for sale. Please make sure you look at all the many, many pictures.

Description

Features: "Hand Made by James B Lile" Signature. Inscribed, "To My Friend John Battaglia." D2. Satin Finish. Hollow Grind. False Top Edge. Grooved Ivory Handle. Brass Guard. Engraved JB Brass Pommel. Custom Tooled Leather Sheath. Made in the USA.

Measurements: 6.25" Trailing Point. 0.21" Blade Thickness. 4.91" Handle Length. 1.04" Handle Thickness. 11.16" Overall. Knife Weighs 11oz. Sheath Weighs 4oz.

Specs

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Brand

Jimmy Lile Knives

Country of Manufacture

United States

Blade Length

6.25"

Blade Thickness

0.21"

Blade Grind

Hollow

Overall Length

11.00"

Finish

Satin

Edge Type

Plain

Handle Length

4.91"

Handle Thickness

1.04"

Knife Type

Fixed Knives

Handedness

Ambidextrous

Country Of Origin

USA

Best Use

Collectible

Product Type

Knife

Model #

2

Knife Style

Fixed

Blade Style

Trailing Point

Handle Color

Ivory

Handle Material

Ivory

Tang

Rat Tail

Blade Material

D2 Tool Steel

Sheath

Leather

Sheath Type

Belt Loop

Barcode

001200316526

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