GENUINE "WOODY" CUSTOM SHARP FINGER SKINNER KNIFE !!

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  • Item Category: Sports
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Dec 01, 2008
  • Channel: Auction House
I'M "WOODY" AND I HAVE LOVED FINE KNIVES ALL MY LIFE BE IT A $2 JACK OR A $20,000 MORAN. I MET MARV PALMER 20 YEARS AGO AND ADMIRED HIS HANDMADE " COLONIAL TRADE KNIVES ". MARV WAS VERY SUCCESSFUL AT PRODUCING A QUALITY HAND MADE KNIFE AT AN AFFORDABLE PRICE. HIS KNIVES HAD CHARACTER AND HE SINGLEHANDEDLY PRODUCED THEM BY THE THOUSANDS. OVER THE YEARS I HAD THE PLEASURE TO GET TO KNOW HEMLOCK MICHIGAN'S MARV PALMER VERY WELL AND HAD THE CHANCE TO HELP HIM MARKET THOUSANDS OF HIS KNIVES AROUND THE COUNTRY WITH NEVER A DISSATISFIED CUSTOMER. SIX OR SEVEN YEARS AGO MARV BEGAN TO TALK ABOUT RETIRING. HE WAS ANXIOUS TO HELP WHEN I ASKED HIM TO HELP ME SET UP A SHOP AND GET PAST THE LEARNING CURVE IN MY HOME STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA. WITH MARV'S HELP AND A GUY NAMED TOMMY LEE I MADE A RUN OF "FB" (FRANK BRIDWELL) KNIVES SIX OR SEVEN YEARS AGO. THE EFFORT WAS SUCCESSFUL BUT I WAS SOON DISTRACTED BY OTHER BUSINESS INTERESTS AND PUT THE SHOP ON THE BACK BURNER. SADLY, MARV PASSED AWAY A WHILE BACK AND HE IS MUCH MISSED. HE HAD MADE OVER 16,000 OF THE TRADE KNIVES WHEN HE QUITE. WELL, TIME HAS PASSED AND MY ONCE FAST PACED REAL ESTATE BUSINESS IS NOW VERY SLOW. MY SHOP, WITH THE ABLE HELP OF THE GREAT S.C. CUSTOM KNIFEMAKER RALPH SMITH, IS BACK UP AND RUNNING UNDER THE "WOODY" MARK. THIS OFFERING IS THE FIRST GENUINE "WOODY" EVER OFFERED ON ... read more