Lot 273

16 Hand Made Custom Knives

Estimate: $400 - $800

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Group 16 hand made custom knives including:

One Gary Root (American, 20th/21st c) commemorative 9/11 "Let's Roll" Damascus steel blade; impressed along the ricasso and guard. With an ivory and black colored manta ray skin sheath.

One antler horn handled knife, impressed BHC and 821 along the ricasso. Lacking a sheath.

One Michael Rader (American, 20th/21st c) Japanese style blade. Marked Rader and J.S. along the blade. In a dual-toned wooden sheath with a matching handle.

One Thomas Haslinger (Canadian, 20th/21st c) Tanto style blade with a wooden handle and leather sheath. Marked along the blade and further impressed "BG-42" along the ricasso.

One Thomas Haslinger (Canadian, 20th/21st c) folding knife of blue and gray stainless steel with a carbon fiber case. Marked along the blade.

One James Scroggs (American, 20th/21st c) knife with a wooden handle, marked along the ricasso. Paired with a beadwork leather sheath.

One Ed Halligan (American, 20th/21st c) Damascus steel blade, marked along the blade. With horn and wood handle. With a snakeskin sheath.

One throwing knife marked "Fowler" and "993" along the ricasso. With a wooden handle and tooled leather sheath.

One pointed steel dagger marked "Daniel Ben" along with a character, 91, and 440-C along the ricasso. With a custom leather sheath.

One Kanetsune, Japan knife with a wooden handle. The box-like wooden sheath is accented by leather straps.

One Damascus steel blade with a horn handle; impressed with a Y-shaped mark along the ricasso. With a leather sheath ornamented with two opals.

One limited edition, numbered 5/50, Damascus steel knife. Marked "Lobo" with a bear paw along the antler handle. Initialed "TR" along the ricasso. With a leather sheath from Larry Parsons with tooled pinecone decoration; marked along the back.

One unmarked steel blade with a leather sheath featuring a braided trim.

Three Sami style hunting knives; marked S. Kaasa, NSP, and JL along the ricassos.

Provenance: From the Estate of Horst Rechelbacher, Osceola, Wisconsin.

Horst Rechelbacher, the founder of Aveda and Intelligent Nutrients, was a pioneer in the field of safe and eco-friendly cosmetics. The same curiosity that led him to explore ways to improve the beauty industry led him to travel the world, collecting rare and beautiful objects as he went. This sale features selections from that lifetime of eclectic and inspired collecting, including furniture by Carlo Bugatti, Gabriel Viardot, and Josef Hoffman; artworks by artists ranging from Old Masters to Salvador Dali to Arman; an impressive collection of Indian sculptures; and much more. Be sure to explore our timed-only online auction of other fascinating objects from this collection that will be posted in mid-August.

Blade length ranges from 3 in to 13 in. Overall length ranges from 6 in to 18 3/4 in.


Please contact us for a detailed condition report. Please note that the lack of a condition statement does not imply perfect condition. Email with any condition questions.

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