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Vtg Compass C.L. Seki Japan Imai S Wild West Brass Folding Lockback Pocket Knife

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Description

Description

This is a vintage Japanese crafted pocket knife made in Seki, Japan by Seizo Imai for Compass Industries circa 1970s. It features a brass handle with animal hunting scenes and the blade is 440 stainless steel. This is the small sized version at 3" closed. Blade has good snap and lockup. Comes in original correct model design box but for larger version. Seizo Imai was one Seki, Japan's finest craftsmen and most famous knifemakers of the modern era. His collaboration with Parker spanned nearly two decades. He made knives for Parker, Frost, Browning, Explorer, Compass, Condor, and many others, including his own brands Imax and Seizo Imai. His custom Loveless style knives are works of art. After his passing, several vintage old stock models were found at his warehouse. This is one of these rare finds.


Specs

Brand/Model:

C.I. 523

Made in:

Japan

Condition:

Vintage old stock, unused original factory edge, may have light handling wear

Year Produced:

circa 1970s

Folder Closed, or Fixed Overall Length:

3" long

Blade Material:

440 Stainless Steel

Blade Length:

2.25" long

Handle:

Brass

Additional Notes:

Animal Scenes

Knife Type:

Folding Knife

Number of Blades:

1

Lock Type:

Lockback

Opening Mechanism:

Manual

Dexterity:

Ambidextrous

CA Prop 65 Warning:

WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm - www.P65Warnings.ca.gov

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