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For your consideration is this custom Eldon Courtney custom hand made fixed knife. Eldon was a popular knife maker from Wichita, Kansas. His knives are still popular and highly sought after. Selling as used but you can see from photos the knife has not been used and doesn’t even appear to have ever been carried. Made in U.S.A.
I did visit Eldon at his home in Wichita< Kansas back in the 1970’s. I remember him as a very nice fellow. His knives at the time were very much desired. He was one of the few knife makers back then.
A mid-size all-purpose style fixed blade knife.
All one piece of L6 steel. Mirror polished hollow ground drop point blade and handle. Eldon drilled 16 holes in the handle to reduce weight and make for a secure grip. Lanyard hole with latigo leather lanyard.
He marked ” Eldon Courtney on one side of handle and 83-4. 60-3 on the other side of handle. His file work around the entire handle and top of blade.
6 5/8” OAL, 3″ blade
He wrote on the back of his horizontal wear hand stitched brown leather belt sheath Eldon Courtney Handmade Knives
Wichita, Kansas #83-4
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