What could that be? Folding knife?

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What could that be? Folding knife?

Post by maxjerath » Mon Jan 14, 2019 1:32 am

I wonder what great treasure could be revealed by my find ;))
I found it mid December outside Longniddry beach.
I am using garret 250 (xmas gift from my lovely wife)
It was set up for any metal.
I dug it up with y laddie from around 8 cm below grass roots ( had to cut through tied bangled roots) just of the path leading to beach.
So any ideas what could that be?
There is no such a thing like stupid idea for finds in Scotland as during my first search ever I found house radiator on a beach.
Looikng forward to any replies.
Keep diggin.
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Re: What could that be? Folding knife?

Post by Beachcomber » Mon Jan 14, 2019 1:39 am

Sure looks like Swiss Army knife

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Re: What could that be? Folding knife?

Post by Easylife » Mon Jan 14, 2019 2:04 am

It favours a small steel penknife. ::g
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Re: What could that be? Folding knife?

Post by Johnnn » Mon Jan 14, 2019 3:19 pm

Heres a bunch, forever growing, and yes its a folding/pen knife...HH....Johnnn
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Re: What could that be? Folding knife?

Post by sweepstick47 » Mon Jan 14, 2019 3:29 pm

You've pretty well got the ID yourself ::g It's not a Swiss Army Knife or a Pen Knife it's correctly known as a Pocket Knife. Regards ss47

Edit to add this post previously produced for a similar question:-

sweepstick47 wrote: ↑Sun Apr 22, 2018 9:33 pm

Pocket Knife: - A knife which comprises one or more blades etc (referred to as devices) which fold into the side or end of the handle.

Pen Knife:- A knife which comprises a slim handle of about 4 to 6 inches in length (ish) with a single, short, 2 inch fixed blade. In appearance it resembles a scalpel! It is designed and intended for cutting quills from the feathers (Pens) of Geese in the making of quill pens. These were the forerunner to the original 'Dip Pen of my schooldays!

I have been a collector of Fountain Pens and related writing items from 1890s to 1960s, and still have a fully restored collection. I know, I just can't help it!! Regards ss47
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Re: What could that be? Folding knife?

Post by liamnolan » Mon Jan 14, 2019 3:46 pm

Great ID topic, probably the best I have seen as a first post! ::g Great information and pics, well done on all that, Liam :;@
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