This Button Lock D/A Auto ("9830" stamped on B-side ricasso) has a Damascus spear point blade with false top edge and fileworked spine, single thumbstud with walrus ivory inlay and fileworked edges. Handle has Mammoth ivory scales, with Damascus dovetailed bolsters button. Stainless steel backspacer and liners are fileworked, including under spine. Has been used and sharpened, has scratches, the button has a hair trigger and will fire on its own. Fair condition.
Metallic, Tusk & Tooth
ABOUT THE MAKER
Charlie Dake was originally an engineer who started making knives in the late 80's. Unfortunately Hurricane Katrina destroyed his shop in 2005. On a limited basis Charlie and Mary Dake returned to knifemaking part-time in 2011, currently produces only 20 to 25 knifes a year.