The 2014 BLADE Knife-Of-The-Year® Awards were announced the evening of June 7 at the 2014 BLADE Show in the Cobb Galleria in Atlanta.
Here are the winners. Stay tuned for more details.
Publisher’s Award: Mark Zalesky
Industry Achievement Award: Aldo and Edda Lorenzi
2014 Accessory of the Year: SOG Blade Light Sheath
2014 Kitchen Knife Of The Year®: Kai USA Shun Dual Core
2014 Investor/Collector Knife Of The Year®: Pro-Tech Ultimate Godson 2014
2014 Collaboration Knife Of The Year®: Spartan Blades/Les George
2014 Best Buy Knife Of The Year®: Kershaw/Emerson CQC
2014 Manufacturing Quality Award: Lion Steel
2014 Hall of Fame Inductee: Goldie Russell
2014 Most Innovative Imported Knife Of The Year®: Klecker Knives Ti-KLAX
2014 Most Innovative American Knife Of The Year®: Spartan Blades Integral Frame Slipjoint
2014 Imported Knife Of The Year®: Spyderco Rubicon
2014 American Made Knife Of The Year®: Zero Tolerance 0562CF
2014 People’s Choice Knife Of The Year®: RAT Worx MRX
2014 Overall Knife Of The Year®: CRKT/Ken Onion Hijinx
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Found the answer. Thanks. Paul
Regarding the collaboration between Kershaw and Emerson, was the award for the whole CQC line, since no specific knife in the line was mentioned? Or was it just for one of the models, perhaps the CQC-7K, as it is the one shown?
Thanks in advance,