The cookie settings on this website are set to 'allow all cookies' to give you the very best experience. Please click Accept Cookies to continue to use the site.

Abner Fitzwillies Blog

US knives; a time of transition.

US knives; a time of transition.

Posted by Abner Fitzwillie on Aug 27th 2018

In the 1990's it was frustrating for knife consumers trying to determine where a knife was actually manufactured. US knife manufacturers were having knives produced overseas but the knife tang often o … read more
2nd Hand Knives- got to love them.

2nd Hand Knives- got to love them.

Posted by Abner Fitzwillie on Aug 4th 2018

There is nothing better than to have a great, classic knife someone has used giving you a license to continue using it. If it were still mint it would be wise to keep it that way, but now it has been … read more
Sole Survivors; two become one again.

Sole Survivors; two become one again.

Posted by Abner Fitzwillie on Jul 30th 2018

Sometimes you run across a great vintage blade designed in a way you've always wanted to own but no sheath. Other times you see a sheath that has the look you want and a size and style to fit that che … read more
A Kmart Collectible Knife - yes,

A Kmart Collectible Knife - yes,

Posted by Abner Fitzwillie on May 31st 2018

Hard to imagine you walk into Kmart back in the 1970's go back to the Sporting Goods, spend under $10 on a knife not even knowing that is manufactured in Seki, Japan by Ichiro Hattori. Later that knif … read more
Where to Buy and Sell Knives.

Where to Buy and Sell Knives.

Posted by Abner Fitzwillie on Apr 14th 2018

Internet or In-Person are the 2 principal choices. Ebay and other Internet sites- There are those who love e-bay and those who hate it. I do a lot of business on e-bay starting back in 1999. Buying a … read more