Whitby & Co.

Vtg Whitby & Co. Seizo Imai Seki Japan 3 3/8" Folding Lockback Pocket Knife

$39.95
SKU:
EXPL-WHITBY-SQ
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Description

Description

This is a vintage Japanese crafted pocket knife made in Seki, Japan by Seizo Imai for Whitby circa 1980s. It features a wood handle and stainless steel blade. This is an excellent quality made knife. Comes in Explorer box, from same time period. 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. (stock photos).


Specs

Brand/Model:

Whitby lockback

Made in:

Japan

Condition:

Vintage old stock with light handling wear and light tarnish

Year Produced:

circa 1980s

Folder Closed, or Fixed Overall Length:

3.37" long

Blade Material:

440 Stainless Steel

Blade Length:

2.37" long

Handle:

Wood

Additional Notes:

Box model number/name may vary

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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SKU:
EXPL-WHITBY-SQ
Shipping:
Calculated at Checkout