6 Days To The BLADE Show: Blade Magazine Cutlery Hall Of Fame


The 31st BLADE Show (www.bladeshow.com) is only six days away—June 8-10 at the Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta—and, among others, it will be the site of the annual induction into the Blade Magazine Cutlery Hall Of Fame©.


    Last year, Carl Elsener III (above), mastermind behind the runaway success of Victorinox and its Swiss Army knives, joined the Cutlery Hall Of Fame, the world’s only shrine to the giants of the entire knife industry. This year’s inductee will be honored at the BLADE® Magazine Awards Banquet the Saturday night of the show (tickets required). Living Hall-Of-Fame members elected the inductee by a vote prior to the show. Those already in the Hall include (listed in order of induction):


Uncle Henry Baer

Dewey Ferguson

Bo Randall

James B. Lile

M.H. Cole

Al Buck

William R. Williamson

Pete Gerber

Bob Loveless

Bill Moran

Jim Parker

George Herron

Frank Buster

Dr. Frank Forsyth

A.G. Russell

Ken Warner

Jim Bowie

Maury Shavin

Hubert Lawell

William Scagel

Gil Hibben

Harry McEvoy

Buster Warenski

Albert M. Baer

Col. Rex Applegate

B.R. Hughes

Bruce Voyles

Bernard Levine

Houston Price

Bill Adams

Jim Weyer

Chuck Buck

Blackie Collins

Frank Centofante

Ron Lake

Sal Glesser

Joe Drouin

Bob Schrimsher

Rudy Ruana

D’Alton Holder

Michael Walker

George “Butch” Winter

Tim Leatherman

Dan Dennehy

Ken Onion

Al Mar

Paul Bos

Carl Elsener III


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