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Rarest CRK You Own

Discussion in 'Chris Reeve Knives' started by bvo85, Apr 25, 2018.

  1. bvo85

    bvo85 Gold Member Gold Member

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    Apr 27, 2017
    What's the rarest CRK knife you own? If your initials are LW or you're from England, then list the rarest 3 CRKs you own :)

    Bonus points for pics!
     
  2. Ajack60

    Ajack60 Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Apr 21, 2013
    Define rare. Rare as in limited pieces, rare as in one of a kind like a custom UG or rare as in Damascus steels that are no longer offered.
     
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  3. Lone_Wolfe

    Lone_Wolfe Dazed and Confused Platinum Member

    May 3, 2011
    And I want to know who from England you're referring to. I want to see the collection!
     
  4. WValtakis

    WValtakis Gold Member Gold Member

    May 29, 2004
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    ~Chip
     
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  5. --SG--

    --SG-- Gold Member Gold Member

    183
    Jan 7, 2016
    Great to see that Vallatton video!

    My two cents: “rare” ought to mean hard to find and acquire today. As a practical matter, that will likely take into account the number produced, how long ago they were made, how many still exist, how desirable they are in the CRK community, and so on.

    Example: LW’s river of fire trio is rare; an ordinary UG is not.
     
  6. nick800

    nick800 Gold Member Gold Member

    495
    Aug 11, 2016
    IG @akersnl

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  7. Therom

    Therom

    Nov 13, 2013
    Nothing too exotic for me. As my knives are users I usually stay to pretty standard things...

    Only 2 may be worth noticing:
    a large Inkosi KA CF with number 60 (first 100 were numbred).
    a large 21 with ladder damascus that I ordered directly from CRK with Silver hardware.
     
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  8. nickpp

    nickpp Gold Member Gold Member

    334
    Jun 11, 2005
    I guess this is pretty rare. Obviously it's stamped 3 but the previous owner stated it was the only one left in existence. Who knows but there ain't many..... Ulu with giraffe bone scales.


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  9. bvo85

    bvo85 Gold Member Gold Member

    345
    Apr 27, 2017
    I'll take it! :p:D
     
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  10. Richard in LA

    Richard in LA Basic Member Basic Member

    77
    Oct 21, 2015
    Cocobola classic with B&W fireball Damascus. I’ve found a pic of one other CRK with it, and have been told it’s quite uncommon. 345F476E-C94F-4C6C-B06E-7D09E092E95E.jpeg
     
  11. laizhekezhui

    laizhekezhui Gold Member Gold Member

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    Apr 2, 2012
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  12. ex Vento

    ex Vento

    20
    May 30, 2008
    1999 Large Regular in BG42 with serrations and swedge. Is it rare? I don´t kow, but I´ve never seen another one.
     
  13. RyanRaben

    RyanRaben Gold Member Gold Member

    258
    Oct 10, 2014
    My 3...
    1. South African Titanium Folder #3
    2. H Sebenza #52 left handed model
    3. Large P Sebenza with 25th Anniversary Knifemaker's Guild Medallion

    And one extra...
    One of my favorites and a frequent guest in my pocket is a Large Classic Sebenza with Ebony and Gold Wire inlay
     
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  14. clark-kentski

    clark-kentski Gold Member Gold Member

    8
    Jan 17, 2012
    The only one I own... Umfann 512018 034.JPG
     
  15. aji1

    aji1 Gold Member Gold Member

    16
    Dec 19, 2016
    ^ Nice Umfaan, clark-kentski! I have been searching one for years, but I am always a day late. Or (even more often) a dollar short!
     
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  16. bvo85

    bvo85 Gold Member Gold Member

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    Apr 27, 2017
    Hey Ryan,

    I'd loe to see the South African #3!! Any pics anywhere?
     
  17. RyanRaben

    RyanRaben Gold Member Gold Member

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    Oct 10, 2014
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  18. --SG--

    --SG-- Gold Member Gold Member

    183
    Jan 7, 2016
    Great pictures of 3. Besides it and 21, are any others still in circulation?
     
  19. JohnnyO

    JohnnyO

    Sep 1, 2002
    Looks like Nick800 has one above. Mine is a large Phesant Tail Seb, BG42.
     
  20. nickpp

    nickpp Gold Member Gold Member

    334
    Jun 11, 2005
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