Explorer

Vtg Explorer Seizo Imai Seki Japan 2 3/8" Small 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 Explorer circa early1980s. It measures 2.37" closed and features a wood handle, nickel silver bolsters and stainless steel blade. The blade has a tight lockup and good snap. 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:

Explorer folder

Made in:

Japan

Condition:

Vintage old stock, unused original factory edge, light handling wear/tarnish

Year Produced:

Circa 1980s

Folder Closed, or Fixed Overall Length:

2.37" long

Blade Material:

440 Stainless Steel

Blade Length:

1.62" long

Handle:

Wood

Additional Notes:

Vintage Pocket Knife

Knife Type:

Folding Knife

Number of Blades:

1

Lock Type:

Lockback

Opening Mechanism:

Manual

Dexterity:

Ambidextrous

CA Prop 65 Warning:

WARNING: - www.P65Warnings.ca.gov

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SKU:
EP-RP8-SMALL
Shipping:
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