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    Hold on to your knives


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    Auction history was made last month. The james D. julia auction house of Fairfield Maine set a world record in their fire arms auction grossing nearly 18 million.
    One of the top sellers was a Bil Scagel Bowie style knife (only 2 known to have been made) it brought $45,425 and Scagel personal knife brought $41,300. All from the collection of Dr. James Lucie, Scgel personal physician and friend. All the 75 knives in the colection sold.
    I still plan to use my knives but wil give them tender loving care...

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    That`s pretty cool!


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    yeah that is some serious coin.
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    Wow. I paid about that for my first new Corvette. Hard to imagine a knife being worth that, but I am sure there is a reason for the draw.

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    I think that is one of the most famous knife collections around. Very distinctive knives, beautiful lines and flow. Scagel was a true artist, I would love a chance to see one in person some day!

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    Wowsers

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    Scagel was the inspiration for Bo Randall to start making knives. You can see a resemblance in the early Randal knives.


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    http://jamesdjulia.com/auctions/div_....asp?do=Search
    Here is a link to the Lucie collection. Write Scagel on Search.
    He made knives using materials he had around, stacked leather and whatever he could turn into a knife.

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    thats a lot of money for a knife!

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