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    Default My Google Foo is pretty crappy.

    Can ANYBODY find information on this knife maker?

    L. R. Wilding from Pittsburgh PA.

    Active around 1980 No clue as to date range.

    I'll get a picture up in a little while

    I've been coming up empty on my searches, only able to find images for 2 knives. Nothing else. No history, no story, notthing.

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    Not much help but from what I found Lynn R. Wilding made knifes from late 70's to early 80's, mostly from 440C, 154CM, and D2, a newspaper reports him as a former knife maker in 1986. He lived in Penn Hills, PA (an eastern suburb of Pittsburgh).
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    ITs still that much more than I had found. One of these days, you need to come visit and teach me your ways!
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    Some photos. With an overall of 17" and a blade a full 11 x 2 You can almost hear Crocodile Dundee just looking at it... Lets say it all together now....


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    Well, I dont feel like waiting for anybody else, so I"LL say it!

    "THATS a knife"
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    How does it shave?[emoji12]
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    As far as I can tell, it sporting its original edge, which is certainly NOT shave ready! But its probably perfect for trimming your toe nails... at the ankle
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    Quote Originally Posted by Magpie View Post
    Can ANYBODY find information on this knife maker?

    L. R. Wilding from Pittsburgh PA.

    Active around 1980 No clue as to date range.

    I'll get a picture up in a little while

    I've been coming up empty on my searches, only able to find images for 2 knives. Nothing else. No history, no story, notthing.
    Did you try Bladeforums in the customs section?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Aerdvaark View Post
    Did you try Bladeforums in the customs section?
    I tried bladeforums, it wouldnt let me look at anything unless I signed up, and when i tried to sign up, it requires me to click an email link for verification, which they never sent. So, after 3 attempts to register, I gave up on them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Magpie View Post
    I tried bladeforums, it wouldnt let me look at anything unless I signed up, and when i tried to sign up, it requires me to click an email link for verification, which they never sent. So, after 3 attempts to register, I gave up on them.
    I'll go look then...sorry, nothing.
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