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Whiskers Allen Bolster Release Auto w/ Mastodon Ivory & Damascus

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MIKE "Whiskers" ALLEN Bolster Release Auto with Damascus Blade & Bolsters, Hand File Work and Ancient Mastodon Ivory Handles

This "Scale Release" Auto was made by Mike Whiskers Allen of Malakoff, Texas. Mike is a superb maker and is a member (retired) of the Knifemaker's Guild who specialty is scale release/bolster release autos. Protech recently released two models based on this Bolster Release and his scale release model called the MAGIC (Bolster Release) & MAGIC II (Scale Release).

This Scale Release Auto features beautifully colored Ancient Mastodon Ivory Handles (the coloring in the handles is natural and is caused by minerals in the ground which leach into the ivory). 2 1/2" Chad Nichols DAMASCUS Blade with Damascus Bolsters.   Operates via "Bolster Release" which to open you slide the bottom of the handles to the side. SUPERFAST ACTION! Locks up like a drum! No button or lever to activate. Totally discreet, coil activated, side opening mechanism.  Measures 3 3/4" closed.

Beautiful File work on the blade, backspring and 410 stainless liners. Measures 6 1/2" overall open. Signed on the inside of the backspring. Beautiful Piece! Mint Piece Includes a Custom Zippered Storage Pouch..

Overall Length:6 1/2"
Blade Length:2 1/2"
Blade Material:Chad Nichols Damascus
Handle Material:Mastodon Ivory
Lock Type:Bolster Release
Bolster(s):Chad Nichols Damascus
Liner(s):Hand File Worked Stainless