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Vtg Parker Seki Japan Seizo Imai Green Treasury Folding Lockback Pocket Knife

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Description

Description

These final knives that we are offering have blemishes. The handle scales are most likely close to coming away from liner or may already be off the handle and need glued back on. Blade may have light bumpy feeling when opening and have staining that can mostly be wiped off. The blade tip may be slightly sticking up when closed which can be remedied by lightly grinding away the tip of base of blade (please see last picture). When cleaned up these are very nice pocket knives.

This is a vintage folding knife made in Seki, Japan by Seizo Imai in the early 1980s. A nice little knife and very similar to the Buck 527 Treasury series. It features a wood handle with brass liners and stainless steel blade. 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 finds.


Specs

Brand/Model:

Small folding knife

Made in:

Japan

Condition:

Vintage old stock with blemishes, original factory edge (please see description for blemish details)

Year Produced:

early 1980s

Folder Closed, or Fixed Overall Length:

2.87 " long

Blade Material:

440 Stainless Steel

Blade Length:

1.93" long

Handle:

Green Wood

Additional Notes:

Vintage Pocket Knife

Knife Type:

Folding Knife

Number of Blades:

1

Lock Type:

Lockback

Opening Mechanism:

Manual

Dexterity:

Ambidextrous

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SKU:
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