The Randall Collector

Provenance

The subject covered here is something near and dear to my heart – provenance. Provenance gives "life to the knife". We have all seen claims of carry in just about every theater of war you can imagine. I am surprised we haven’t seen a claim of a Randall carried in the...

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The Stamping and Etching of Stainless Randall Blades

The "SS" stamping of Randall forged blades began in 1963, when RMK started designating stainless blades as such. It may have run into 1964, but it was not done this way much beyond a six month duration, and that may even be generous. The low "S" stamp ran after that for a...

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A Johnson Sheath Footnote Part III

I have been sitting on this for quite some time and finally decided to go with it. It has been eight years since my last article in the RKS newsletter on Johnson sheaths, and in the ensuing years, some retrospective thought as...

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The Perfect Randall?

Everyone has a favorite model of Randall Made Knife. Ok, maybe a couple of favorite models, but this begs the question of what is the “perfect Randall”. Is there such a thing? Is there one model of Randall Made Knife that reigns supreme and stands...

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