Large Tanto w/ Scrimshaw

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SKU
383120
Date Added:
03/15/19
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Price: $4,500.00
Overview
This knife by the Late Bob Lum features a hand rub satin finished blade with false top edge, .239" blade stock and 1.236" blade depth, full tapered tang construction. The handle has stainless steel bolsters, mammoth ivory scales that has been scrimshawed on both sides, red/black liners. Comes with a black leather sheath and a zippered case. Excellent condition. Very stunning piece.
Product Details
  • Blade Length
    8.25
  • Overall Length
    13.75
  • Weight (oz)
    12.5
  • Source
    Previously Owned
Additional Specs
  • Knife Type
    Full Tang, Has Sheath, Tapered Tang
  • Blade Material
    Unknown
  • Blade Details
    Upswept /Trailing
  • Handle Material
    Metallic, Tusk & Tooth
  • Other Details
    Scrimshawed
ABOUT THE MAKER
Lum, Bob
Knifemaker and designer Bob Lum passed away in 2007. As the artist and maker that began the "tanto" style knife from antique versions from Japan, he will be remembered as a considerate, kind and wonderful friend in the knifemaking world, besides being an excellent craftsman and designer. Bob was born and raised in Astoria, Oregon by his parents, the late John W. Lum and Clara Wong Lum. He married his wife, Jean, in April 1979 and they had one son, Eli, and is also survived by many, many relatives mostly residing in the Pacific Northwest.
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