One Of Kind
Custom Made Ivory Handled Gravity Knife In Hand Sewed Ostrich Leather Pouch
knife is a knife with a blade contained in its handle, and that opens its blade
by the force of gravity.
purpose of this opening method is that it allows opening and closing to be done
one handed, in situations where the other hand is occupied. Hence, historically
they have been issued to parachutists to cut off caught lines, such as lines
tangled in trees, a major potential use of the gravity knife.
wonderful gravity knife has been totally handcrafted and features Damascus blade
and ivory slabs. 90 mm long when folded
and 160 mm long when fully opened, razor sharp Damascus blade measures 65 mm
long and is operated by a spring loaded thumb button to release the blade from
both the open and the closed positions. Holding the knife with the open end
down and pressing the button allows the blade to drop out, into position.
Taking pressure off the button locks it there. To retract the blade hold the
knife blade up and depress the button. The blade slides back within the
handles. Stainless steel back spring encased in a nickel silver frame with file
worked thumb button. Handles are wonderful genuine ivory scales fastened with
screws. Nickel silver guard. The blade lock properly when opened with no wobble
demonstrating a great technical skill in the construction of the knife.
The item has been added to your watch list
Your massage was successfully sent
By using our website, you agree to our