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Knife History

The history of knives and other edged instruments is tied to the history of people in general. As humankind’s oldest tool, unraveling knife history can lead to even more surprising and enriching information to better understand the world.

Camillus Mark III Mark 3 knives

Knife Collecting: The History of the Camillus M3

The Camillus M3 comes from an impressive lineage. Dive into Camillus Cutlery history to learn more.
History of the BLADE Show

History of the BLADE Show: It All Started With Two Names

Bruce Voyles and Jim Parker set the stage for the BLADE Show to grow into the world's biggest and most renowned knife show.

4 Surprising Superstitions About Knives

Do you believe in any of these knife superstitions? You may want to keep a penny on hand just in case.
Tomahawk history

A Quick History of the Tomahawk in the United States

Here's how the tomahawk cemented itself into the military history of the United States.
What is a lockback knife

Lockback Folders Are 500 Years Old?

Modern lockbacks got their start in the 1960s, but the design goes back centuries.
Viking knives

Knives the Vikings Used: The Seax

Deeply rooted in Scandinavian history, the seax, aka "scramasax" or "sax," was the blade shape of choice for the much feared and revered Vikings.
Bob Loveless Big Bear Knives Pictures

PHOTOS: 15 Greatest Bob Loveless Knives of All-Time

Robert "Bob" Loveless is regarded as one of the most influential custom knifemakers of the modern era. Here are the 15 knives that show why.
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