KERSHAW Rare 2050 2 Blade Lockback Knife MIB KAI Japan

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  • Item Category: Sports
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Aug 24, 2008
  • Channel: Auction House

Kershaw Knives

Scarce Model #2050

Two Blade Lockback Knife

In Brushed Stainless Steel With Walnut Insets

Made by KAI Cutlery In Japan

MINT IN BOX - New Old Stock - From my Personal Collection / Inventory

Never Used, Never Carried, Never Sharpened, Never Displayed. Removed from box for the first time for the photos in this ad.

Rare Kershaw Model and the only one listed on eBay.

Two Blade Lockback Knife Measures 4 1/8" Closed. The Main Blade Only Has The Locking Action. The Secondary Blade Pivots At The Knife's Rear Bolster. I believe I acquired this knife in 1989. The date "1/89" on the paperwork reinforces my poor memory. This particular knife is not even listed on the included pamphlet, so I believe it was already retired when it was packaged at the factory.

The Main Blade Is High Grade AUS8 Cutlery Stainless and is a Drop Point Style and measures 3 1/8" long. It is tang stamped "KERSHAW" over "OREGON USA" on the obverse and "2050" over "JAPAN" on the reverse. The blade is precision ground and polish honed to a mirror finish. Comes with the Kershaw Shaving Sharp Guarantee.

The photos do not do the polish justice, you can actually see yourself clearly in the blades. I have yet to figure out how to capture the lustre of a highly polished blade in a photograph.

The Secondary Blade i
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