Yasuo Imai

Vintage '50s Nano P501/3 Yasuo Imai Seki Japan Matador Swing Guard Folding Knife

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Description

Description

This is a vintage folding knife made in Seki, Japan by Yasuo Imai circa 1950s. Featuring a synthetic handle with a matador design, it measures 3" closed. 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 light handling wear/tarnish/rust.

Year Produced:

circa 1950s

Folder Closed, or Fixed Overall Length:

3 " long

Blade Material:

Stainless steel

Blade Length:

2.25" long

Handle:

Synthetic

Additional Notes:

Nice vintage find

Knife Type:

Folding Knife

Number of Blades:

1

Lock Type:

Slipjoint

Opening Mechanism:

Manual

Dexterity:

Ambidextrous

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SKU:
P-279
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