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Youngdale #4 3/8" Inset Self Closing Knife Hinge For 3/4" Minimum Thickness Door Antique Brass Finish

  • Full 180 opening
  • Vertical and horizontal adjustment. Single pivot point.
  • Durable and quiet nylon roller. Lifetime warranty.
  • Mounting Screws included
  • Antique Brass Finish

How To Choose The Best Antique Knives

Knives have been around since prehistoric times, but they haven't always been as useful as they are today. They were originally used for cutting meat, skinning animals, and other tasks that required precision. Today, however, they are much more than just a tool for food preparation. Knives are now used for everything from gardening to woodworking, and even for self defense. This article will help you understand what makes a good knife, and how to pick the best ones for your specific needs.

What Are Antique Knives?

Antique knives are old knives that were made before 1900. They are typically made of steel and wood, and many are decorated with engraving, carving, or even gold plating. Antique knives are very valuable because they are rare and hard to find. If you want to buy an antique knife, look at eBay, Etsy, or local thrift stores. You may also try contacting museums, auction houses, or private collectors who specialize in collecting antique knives.

Who Needs Antique Knives?

Antique knives are cool. But do you really need one? Antiques aren't cheap. And they can be difficult to use. So, how do you know which antiques are worth buying?

The best place to start is with price. Then look for quality materials. Knives made of stainless steel are durable and long lasting. And they're usually lighter than other types of blades.

Next, think about function. Is this knife going to be useful? Will it fit comfortably in your hand? Can you easily open it? Does it lock securely?

Finally, ask yourself whether you'd actually use it. Would you ever carry it around? Would you take it camping? How would you clean it?

These questions will help you decide if you need an antique knife. Of course, if you already have a collection of vintage knives, then you probably don't need any new ones. But if you're thinking about getting one, these tips will help you narrow down your search.

If you're interested in collecting knives, you'll want to check out our . We offer detailed information on each type of blade, including its history and uses.

We also recommend checking out our , which includes everything you need to know about hunting knives.

If you're still unsure about which antique knife is right for you, we encourage you to visit our Here, you'll find hundreds of styles of vintage knives, plus a wide variety of tools and accessories.

The Importance Of Purchasing Quality Antique Knives

Antique knives have become increasingly popular among collectors. Why? Because they offer many advantages over modern blades. For example, antique knives are typically lighter than their modern counterparts. They are also less expensive and easier to maintain. Plus, they often come with heirloom qualities that make them valuable in the future.

However, buying an antique knife isn't just about saving money. You should buy one because it offers unique features that other knives simply cannot match. Below are five reasons why you should purchase an antique knife:

Modern blades are usually heavier than their antiques counterparts. This makes them difficult to handle. When you use a heavy blade, it takes more effort to swing it through the air. This means that you'll tire quicker and may even injure yourself if you aren't careful. On the other hand, antique blades are light. This allows you to easily swing them through the air. Thus, you won't fatigue so quickly and you'll be able to keep up with your friends.

Most modern blades are designed to be used with specific tasks. For instance, some are designed to slice food. Others are designed to chop wood. Still others are designed to pierce things like leather. However, most antique knives were originally designed to perform multiple functions. For example, some were designed to be used as a hatchet. Others were designed to be used as a dagger.

This versatility gives you the ability to use your antique knife in different ways. For example, you could use it to split kindling or carve a turkey. Or perhaps you could use it to shave with. Whatever your purpose, you'll find that an antique knife suits your needs perfectly.

Unlike modern blades, antique knives are easy to clean. All you need to do is wipe down the blade with a damp cloth. Then dry it off with a towel.

Features To Consider When Buying Antique Knives

Collectible. Antique knives are collectibles. They're unique pieces of history that collectors love to own. But they're also valuable investments. That means you'll want to make sure you're purchasing a quality knife that's worth its weight in gold.

Vintage. Vintage knives are antiques. They were made prior to the 1970s. And while many vintage knives are still functional, others may no longer work properly. Make sure you know how old each knife is before you buy it.

Tactical. Many antique knives are used for their practicality. In other words, they're great for everyday tasks like cutting food or opening boxes. However, if you're looking for something more specialized, then you'll want to look for a blade that has been sharpened specifically for those purposes.

Knives tools. Some antique knives are just beautiful objects. Others are useful tools. For instance, there are several types of blades that can be attached to a handle. These attachments allow you to attach a variety of tools to the end of the blade. This makes them perfect for camping trips or outdoor activities where you need to carry everything you need with you.

Toolsvintage. Toolsvintage folding knives are similar to vintage knives. The difference is that these knives fold into a compact package. This allows you to easily pack them away in your bag or pocket when you're done using them.

Folding. Folding knives are popular among hunters and outdoorsmen. They're lightweight and convenient. Plus, they're easier to store than traditional fixed-blade knives.

Antique. That means you'll want to make sure you're purchasing a quality antique knife that's worth its weight in gold.

Different Types Of Antique Knives

Antique Knives are becoming increasingly popular among collectors. They offer a wide variety of styles and designs. Below we will look at some of the most popular antique knife models currently available.

Folding Knives. Folding knives are the most basic style of knife. They consist of two blades that fold up against each other. antique knives are inexpensive and simple to use. They are also very versatile. They can be used for everything from cutting food to opening cans and boxes. They are also great for self defense.

Bowie Knives. Bowie Knives were originally developed by Native Americans. They are named after Davy Crockett. Bowie Knives are known for their ability to cut through anything. These are also incredibly sharp. These are sometimes called "Indian" knives due to their popularity amongst American Indians. Bowie Knives are also known for their versatility.

Hunting Knives. Hunting Knives are designed specifically for hunting. antique knives are heavy duty and feature serrated edges. They are also commonly referred to as survival knives. These are useful for camping, hiking, fishing, and any outdoor activity.

Tactical Knives. Tactical Knives are designed for military applications. antique knives are lightweight and compact. They are also highly durable. They are commonly used by law enforcement officers and soldiers.

Knives Tools. Knives Tools are designed for specific purposes. For example, kitchen knives are designed for slicing and chopping foods. Utility Knives are designed for general purpose tasks like opening jars and boxes. Survival Knives are designed for outdoorsmen and hunters. And finally, Leatherman Knives are designed for everyday tasks like opening wallets and cell phones.

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Majestic Giftware CKABG Challah Knife, 12-Inch, Antique Baroque Gold

  • Excellent quality
  • Beautiful design
  • Makes a great gift
  • Product Dimension: 1.0"L x 0.5"W x 13.0"H
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WR Case XX Pocket Knife Smooth Antique Bone Trapper Item #58182 - (6254 SS) - Length Closed: 4 1/8 Inches

  • Blades: Stainless Steel Clip And Spey
  • Length Closed: 4 1/8 Inches
  • Great everyday pocket knife for projects around the house, the outdoors, and hunting
  • Made In Bradford, PA. USA
  • Manufacture's Limited Lifetime Warranty
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CASE XX WR Pocket Knife Smooth Antique Bone Mini Copperlock Item #58186 - (61749L SS) - Length Closed: 3 5/8 Inches

  • Blades: Stainless Steel Locking Clip
  • Length Closed: 3 5/8 Inches
  • Great everyday pocket knife for projects around the house, the outdoors, and hunting
  • Made In Bradford, PA. USA
  • Manufacture's Limited Lifetime Warranty
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CASE XX WR Pocket Knife Smooth Antique Bone Mini Trapper Item #58188 - (6207 SS) - Length Closed: 3 1/2 Inches

  • Blades: Stainless Steel Clip And Spey
  • Length Closed: 3 1/2 Inches
  • Great everyday pocket knife for projects around the house, the outdoors, and hunting
  • Made In Bradford, PA. USA
  • Manufacture's Limited Lifetime Warranty
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CASE XX WR Pocket Knife Smooth Antique Bone Half Whittler Item #58189 - (6208 SS) - Length Closed: 3 1/4 Inches

  • Blades: Stainless Steel Clip And Pen
  • Length Closed: 3 1/4 Inches
  • Great everyday pocket knife for projects around the house, the outdoors, and hunting
  • Made In Bradford, PA. USA
  • Manufacture's Limited Lifetime Warranty
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(5 9/18) DKC-1106-B Florida Keys Fishing Knife Bone Tarpon Pilot Salt Water Fishing Custom Hand Engraved Minted in Antique Brass 4.5 oz 6.75" Long Open 2 7/8" Blade 4" Closed Mint Series

  • DKC-1106-B Salt Water Fishing Collectors Knife
  • Stunning Antique Bronze Custom Knife 440C Stainless Steel Blade. Raised Surface Artwork
  • Depression Lock Back Button Releases Blade USA MADE !
  • Collectors Knife Custom Designed Copyrighted Art
  • Incredible Gift and Collectors Item Google " DKC Knives Florida Keys Fishing" for video viewing of this knife.
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CASE XX Smooth Chipped Antique Gold and Black Pearl Corelon Trapper Stainless Pocket Knife Knives

  • Blade Material: Tru-Sharp Surgical Stainless Steel
  • Handle Material: Antique Gold & Black Pearl Corelon
  • Knife Length: 4 1/8 Inches(folded/closed)
  • Country of Manufacture: U.S.A.
  • Includes: Black Velvet Box
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Hen and Rooster Antique Green Pickbone Barlow Stainless Pocket Knife Knives

  • Blade Material: Solingen Stainless Steel
  • Handle Material: Antique Green Bone
  • Knife Length: 2 7/8 Inches(folded/closed)
  • Country of Manufacture: Spain
  • Weight: 1.2 Oz.
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CASE XX Scrolled Spider Web Antique Bone Tribal Lock 1/500 Stainless Pocket Knife Knives

  • Blade Material: Tru-Sharp Surgical Stainless Steel
  • Handle Material: Antique Bone
  • Knife Length: 4 1/8 Inches(folded/closed)
  • Country of Manufacture: U.S.A.
  • Includes: Black Velvet Box
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Bmk-415-RD RED Tsetse Fly 1.2 Inches Blade Damascus Neck Knives Handmade Damascus Pocket Folding Knife with Antique Tooth Handle

  • Bmk-415-RD RED Tsetse Fly 1.2 Inches Blade Damascus Neck Knives Handmade Damascus Pocket Folding Knife with Antique Tooth Handle
  • Antique Tooth Handle with damascus bolster
  • – 352 Layer (1095/15N20) Steel Blade Oil Tempered to 58-60 HRC
  • Pattern: Wind & Mix twist Fire pattern feather rain drop ladder Damascus Blade,
  • Sheath: Knife Comes with a fine sheath made from , cow Skin
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ARTIZANSTORE Antique Pirate Hand forged Blacksmiths Knife, Viking Knife, Medieval Celtic Knife, Steel Knife, Hardened Blade, Vintage- Art Collection, Made from Steel

  • MEDIEVAL BEAUTIES: Celtic knife and Viking blade are hand-forged from high quality steel, giving them a rustic and age-worn look. They fit right into your antique collection. It is a great blacksmith accessory.
  • HIGH QUALITY CONSTRUCTION - This knife is forged from solid piece of steel and has been given an excellent heat treatment scale hardness. Durable and sturdy product, it can be used for a variety of everyday applications.
  • VINTAGE DÉCOR: This handmade Nordic knife gives a stylish medieval touch to your interior decoration. The items are not identical as they are handmade, but they are very much alike. You can feel like being in antiquity by holding this knife.
  • GIFT FOR ART COLLECTORS: It’s a must have art collection for collectible lovers or those who are vintage artifact enthusiasts. Hence, a perfect hunting gift for your loved ones. Also, can be used as a prop in theme-based parties.
  • DIMENSIONS: It is a portable item and can fit anywhere. Its dimensions are 7 x 2 x 7 inches.
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CASE XX Antique Gold Corelon Russlock Stainless Pocket Knife Knives

  • Blade Material: Tru-Sharp Surgical Stainless Steel
  • Handle Material: Antique Gold Corelon
  • Knife Length: 4 1/8 Inches(folded/closed)
  • Country of Manufacture: U.S.A.
  • Weight: 2.5 Oz.
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#15

CASE XX World's Greatest Grandson Antique Bone Trapper 1/500 Stainless Pocket Knife Knives

  • Blade Material: Tru-Sharp Surgical Stainless Steel
  • Handle Material: Antique Bone
  • Knife Length: 4 1/8 Inches(folded/closed)
  • Country of Manufacture: U.S.A.
  • Includes: Black Velvet Box
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CASE XX US Navy Smooth Antique Bone Anchor Russlock Stainless Pocket Knife Knives

  • Blade Material: Tru-Sharp Surgical Stainless Steel
  • Handle Material: Antique Bone
  • Knife Length: 4 1/8 Inches(folded/closed)
  • Country of Manufacture: U.S.A.
  • Weight: 2.5 Oz.
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#17

KEAWELL Gorgeous Gold Flatware Box Sets of Steel Knives and Forks,Heavy Tableware Antique Gold Flatware Set,Gold Flatware 18/10 Service for 4,Antique Baroque Gold-plated Style Flatware Set

  • ►INCLUDING: 20-piece service includes Dinner Spoon, Dinner Fork, Dinner Knife, Teaspoon, Packaged in a nice box.
  • ►MATERIAL: Made of High Quality 18/10 Stainless Steel with hi-luster finish. 18% Chromium for durability and 10% nickel for lasting shine
  • ►HEALTHY:Healthy for daily use, Well-balanced to fit securely in your hand.
  • ►UTILITY: The beautiful gold and stainless flatware will adorn your table, combining elegance with practicality as the flatware is low maintenance.
  • ►WEIGHT: An excellent weight. Many consumers like how heavy and well-balanced each piece felt in their hands.
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Case xx Corn Cob Jigged Antique Bone Tiny Toothpick Stainless Pocket Knife Knives, Yellow & Brown, 52837

  • Blade Material: Tru-Sharp Surgical Stainless Steel
  • Handle Material: Antique Bone
  • Knife Length: 3 Inches(folded/closed)
  • Country of Manufacture: U.S.A.
  • Weight: 1.0 Oz.
  • Included components: Knife and Box
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#19

21 Pieces Antique Swords Knife Bookmark Charms Swords Knife Pendants Knife Charms for Bookmarks DIY Necklace Bracelace Jewelry Making (Silver)

  • Abundant quantity: you will get 21 pieces antique swords knife bookmark charms in 7 different styles, 3 pieces of each style; The quantity is enough, you can use them by yourself, or share them with your family, friends and classmates
  • Proper size: among these swords knife bookmarks, the largest size is 10.6 cm/ 4.2 inches in length, 0.76 cm/ 0.3 inches in width, and the smallest size is 6.3 cm/ 2.5 inches in length, 0.22 cm/ 0.55 inches in width; Please check the size carefully before purchase
  • Reliable material: these swords knife bookmarks are made of alloy, they are not easy to fade and break, also they are small, lightweight and easy to use; Please note that there are slight pointed corners in some parts of this product; Please use it carefully
  • Applicable occasions: this swords knife bookmark pendant is a good helper for reading, which is convenient for you to open the page you read last time and continue reading, it is practical and elegant, can be applied in business event, school program, classroom, library, reading party and other reading activities
  • Exquisite gifts: these long swords craft supplies knife charms are made of antique styles and exquisite details, so they are very suitable for giving gifts to family, friends, classmates and students as gifts on birthdays, anniversary, graduation ceremonies or other festivals, such as Christmas, Thanksgiving, New Year, etc.
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Gorgeous 16 Pieces 304 Stainless Steel Silver Flatware Sets of Steel Knives and Forks,Heavy Tableware Antique silverware set,Silver Flatware Service for 4,Antique Baroque Style Flatware

  • 【INCLUDING】: 16-Piece service includes dinner spoon, dinner Fork, dinner Knife, teaspoon, packaged in a beautiful cloth bags.
  • 【MATERIAL】: Made of high quality stainless steel with hi-luster finish.
  • 【HEALTHY】: Dishwasher safe and Healthy for daily use,Well-balanced to fit securely in your hand.
  • 【UTILITY】: The beautiful gold and stainless flatware will adorn your table, combining elegance with practicality as the flatware is low maintenance.
  • 【WEIGHT】: An excellent weight. many consumers like how heavy and well-balanced each piece felt in their hands.
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#21

28 Pieces Antique Swords Knife Bookmarks Silver Swords Knife Bookmark Pendants Swords Craft Charms Bookmarks Pack Knife Sword Charms for Necklace Bracelace Jewelry Making

  • Package content: you will receive 28 pieces of swords knife bookmarks and a storage box, which have different shapes and different lengths, in two colors, namely antique gold and antique silver; This package quantity is adequate in styles and models to meet your daily use needs
  • Stylish design: these gold silver swords knife bookmark pendants appear in exquisite and antique styles, and include a variety of swords, knives and daggers that look classic and elegant; You can use the antique sword bookmarks pack by yourself, and you can also share some of it with your family, friends and classmates
  • Wide application: these swords knife craft charms bookmarks are suitable for learning, reading and collection; At the same time, these sword dagger bookmarks for reading can be applied in a series of reading activities, such as reading clubs, business activities, and school plannings in classrooms, libraries and so on
  • Novelty gifts: these swords knife bookmarks are not only suitable for many kinds of reading activities, our sword bookmarks are also considerable gifts; You can give this antique sword bookmarks pack to your relatives, classmates and friends on various special or memorable days; They will feel grateful and cared receiving such exquisite charms bookmarks
  • Reliable materials: these swords knife charms are made of quality alloy which is reliable, sturdy yet not brickle, small in size and light in weight, and will not fade or break easily; It should be noted that there are slight pointed corners in some parts; Please use these spiky charms carefully and keep them away from children to avoid eating the charms by mistakes or being injured
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57 Pcs Antique Sword Knife Bookmark Mini Swords Knife Charms Pendants Bookmarks Mixed Skeleton Keys for Book Lovers Reading Present Jewelry Making Anime Characters Crafting DIY Accessories

  • Cool design: these classic book marks for book lovers is the best present .you will receive 17 pcs metal knife bookmark including a variety of swords, scepters, knives and 40 pcs skeleton keys with different design can meet daily needs and sharing
  • Widely application:our sword pendants are suitable for use as exquisite bookmarks have fun with making fantasty earring necklaces charms ,these mini sword knife are great for become anime character's sword ,that will be funny,antique keys charm can be use in making bracelets DIY and home room decoration.
  • Various sizes:small sword pendants set have various size,the size of swords knife is about 3.14 inch-3.38 inch,scepter series is about 2.36-2.4 inch and keys are mix size,picture has detailed size ,please check it before buying.
  • Reliable material:these anime bookmark charm accessories are made of high quality alloy, durable and not easily deformed, bright and colorful and not easy to fade, light weight and easy to use. Please note that some parts of the swords have slight sharp corners, please use caution!
  • Novelty gifts:These swords craft supplies knife charms are not only have an antique style and exquisite details but can also be used as gifts for your relatives, classmates and friends on various special or memorable occasions.
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#23

EDC Mini Bomb Brass Paracord Beads,2pcs Antique Knife Lanyard Cord Beads Keychain Charms Copper Metal Beard Bead

  • MATERIAL:Brass.
  • MEDIUM SIZE:18mm x 10mm;Hole size 5mm.
  • DESIGN:Bomb shaped beads are a must-have collection for military fans,aging surface make it looks retro and unique.
  • OCCASION:Suitable for men's personalized DIY keychains charms pendant,tools paracord ,carabiner, flashlight,knife,zipper pull,beard bead,bracelet,handcraft,EDC lanyard accessories etc.
  • SERVICE:If you have any problem with our product after received, just contact us! We will offer a free replacement or refund.
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Retro Brass Paracord Bead,Turtle Shell Carved Antique EDC for Knife Lanyard Cord Bracelet Flashlight Charms (Gold)

  • MATERIAL:Brass.Heavy,High special strength, non-toxic, non-allergenic and good corrosion resistance.
  • PERFECT SIZE:0.75" x 0.63";Hole size 0.25".Suitable for most lanyards.
  • DESIGN:Retro Unique pattern and color gives the lanyard bead a mysterious oriental beauty,and the totems of tortoise symbolizes persistence and perseverance.
  • OCCASION:Suitable for men's personalized DIY keychains charms pendant,tools paracord ,carabiner, flashlight,knife,zipper pull,beard bead,bracelet,handcraft,EDC lanyard accessories etc.
  • TIPS: Try to avoid hard collisions. When not in use, use a polishing cloth to wipe and seal immediately to avoid oxidation. If you have any problems, please contact us in time, we are willing to solve all problems for you!
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Antique Brass Black Bear Head EDC Pocket Knife Lanyard Bead, Parachute Cord Beads for Mens Tools Keychains Bracelet Charms Pendant (Retro Silver)

  • MATERIAL:Brass.Heavy,High special strength, non-toxic, non-allergenic and good corrosion resistance.
  • PERFECT SIZE:0.74" x 0.78" x 0.67";Hole size 0.23".Weight: about 0.026lb.Suitable for most lanyards.
  • DESIGN:Retro Unique polish and classic black bear shape,make your paracords of EDC tools look cool and personalized.
  • OCCASION:Suitable for men's personalized DIY keychains charms pendant,tools paracord ,carabiner, flashlight,knife,zipper pull,beard bead,bracelet,handcraft,EDC lanyard accessories etc.
  • SERVICE:If you have any problem with our product after received, just contact us! We will offer a free replacement or refund.
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