Yasuo Imai

Vintage 1950s Yasuo Imai Seki Japan Red Fish 5" Folding Pocket Knife

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Description

Description

This is a vintage Japanese crafted pocket knife made in Seki, Japan by Yasuo Imai, circa 1950s. It measures 5" long closed and features a synthetic handle in a fish design and a stainless steel blade. Yasuo was the father to one of Seki, Japan's finest craftsmen, Seizo Imai. After Seizo's passing, several vintage old stock models were found at his warehouse. This is one of these rare finds.


Specs

Brand/Model:

Yasuo Imai Prototype

Made in:

Japan

Condition:

Vintage original factory edge with handling wear. The tail has a crack on one side. The other side tail doesnt match up with the metal liner. There are small cracks around the pins. The liner is slightly bowed out at the head of the fish causing  slight side to side blade movement.

Year Produced:

circa 1950s

Folder Closed, or Fixed Overall Length:

5 " long

Blade Material:

Stainless Steel

Blade Length:

3.75" long

Handle:

Synthetic

Additional Notes:

Great Vintage Knife

Knife Type:

Folding Knife

Number of Blades:

1

Lock Type:

Slipjoint

Opening Mechanism:

Manual

Dexterity:

Ambidextrous

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SKU:
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