Yasuo Imai

Vtg 1950s Prototype 553 Yasuo Imai Pearl Colored Seki Japan Folding Pocket Knife

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Description

Description

This is a vintage folding knife made in Seki, Japan by Yasuo Imai circa 1950s. Blades are stainless steel while the handle is jigged delrin, measuring 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 handing wear. Slight tarnish at bottom of blades.

Year Produced:

circa 1950s

Folder Closed, or Fixed Overall Length:

2.75 " long

Blade Material:

Stainless Steel

Blade Length:

1.62" long

Handle:

Synthetic Handle

Additional Notes:

Vintage Pocket Knife

Knife Type:

Folding Knife

Number of Blades:

2

Lock Type:

Slipjoint

Opening Mechanism:

Manual

Dexterity:

Ambidextrous

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