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For your consideration is this custom Eldon Courtney very small 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 very small all-purpose style fixed blade knife.
Nicely done wood, possibly ironwood, handle scales held on with 2 pins. Full Tang
Mirror polished unusual blade shape made from L-6 tool steel. He marked ” Eldon Courtney Wichita Kansas” on one side of blade. 3 5 on the other side of blade. His file work all around handle and top of blade.
5″ OAL, 2 1/8″ blade, 1 7/8″ cutting edge
He wrote on the back of his hand stitched brown leather belt sheath Eldon Courtney Handmade Knives
Wichita, Kansas 3-5
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