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#195516 - 09/04/21 07:20 PM New member
Mindelsee Offline
Just dropped in

Registered: 08/29/21
Posts: 7
Hello-

I could not find a place to introduce myself. Please move, or delete, as needed.

New member, here. Although a long time knife enthusiast I did not get into knife collecting- Randallís and Treeman/Behring knives- until 2016. Work has absorbed most of my life, up to that point. I served in the Marine Corps and am still an active duty LEO; who will be starting my 33rd year of service on 9/11/2021.

I enjoy all Randall Made knives, especially stag handled ones. I am currently waiting to receive a Glades Hunter prototype, one of 10- if I understand the numbers right- that I was just able to latch on to!

Regards,
Brad



Edited by Mindelsee (09/04/21 07:21 PM)

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#195517 - 09/04/21 08:09 PM Re: New member [Re: Mindelsee]
Chief Offline
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Registered: 12/05/05
Posts: 5345
Loc: Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Welcome aboard! glad to have you.
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#195518 - 09/04/21 09:45 PM Re: New member [Re: Chief]
Billy Poyner Offline
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Registered: 08/25/11
Posts: 1802
Loc: Mississippi
As Chief said Welcome.
FYI= came with a COA=Black Alligator sheath-in 2010-
Mine is Number 96 of 100, If your getting a prototype.
Consider yourself extremely LUCKY
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#195520 - 09/05/21 07:03 AM Re: New member [Re: Billy Poyner]
thevalueman Online
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Registered: 02/04/08
Posts: 2107
Loc: Georgia
welcome!!

:-)Rocky
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#195521 - 09/05/21 09:59 AM Re: New member [Re: thevalueman]
BladesNBarrels Offline
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Registered: 09/19/05
Posts: 1110
Loc: East Tincup General Store,Colo...
Welcome!
I had one of the prototype sets with Certificates of Authenticity.
Perry Miller of Spaceport Cutlery and Captain Chris Stanaback, the south's largest authorized Randall dealer, came up with the idea.
They were Model 4-6" Stainless Steel Blades with Model 6 Grinds, Square Nickel Silver Single Hilts, Black/Aluminum Spacers, One with Straight Stag Handle and the other with Crown Stag Handle, and came with Gutcher custom made Gator Sheaths.
There were 5 Prototype sets made, so a total of 10 knives.
You may have to check with Capt. Chris to see how many numbered knives were made.
I think if you scroll through the Knife of the Week Model 4 thread, there should be more information.
Enjoy this world of collecting!
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#195529 - 09/05/21 10:31 AM Re: New member [Re: BladesNBarrels]
Mindelsee Offline
Just dropped in

Registered: 08/29/21
Posts: 7
Thank you, for the information! From what I can tell this knife was part of a prototype set, that has been broken up. It is the regular, not crown, stag version with the Gutcher Glades Hunter- GATR sheath.

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#195614 - 09/11/21 09:31 AM Re: New member [Re: Mindelsee]
Wayne Dengler Offline
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Registered: 08/01/17
Posts: 1032
Loc: Earth
Brad,
Welcome and Semper Fi!!!

My buddy who passed away in Sept '07 was Ira Hays squad leader on Iwo Jima. He can be seen in the photo after the 2nd flag raising. He is in from the left,raising his M-1 Garand. His name was John Roma.

Wayne
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