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Nation's Attic 2024 Diving Into History

Russian Anti Magnetic Beryllium Dive Knife

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Start price: $50

Estimated price: $250 - $400

Buyer's premium: 20%

Sales Tax: On the lot's price and buyer's premium

This is a relatively rare Russian dive knife used for work around underwater mines. This knife features a beryllium blade which is anti magnetic. The handle is rubber, and all other hardware is brass. The brass friction style sheath is complete with the original leather belt loop. The blade shows signs of being stored in a humid environment, with a couple of spots of corrosion near the handle. The number 131 is stamped into one side of the blade. The blade measures 8.9375 inches long and has an overall length of 12.375 inches. The brass sheath is in fine, original condition with a consistent patina and spotting from decades of storage. The original leather belt strap is present. The knife in total weighs 2 pounds 13 ounces. Please refer to the photos for additional details.

 

All items will be shipped with a signature required upon delivery and full insurance either via FedEx or the USPS Priority Mail. Worldwide shipping is available; however, no ocean freight will be offered on large items. DHL Express is an option for international shipments under 600 pounds via air. Payment via bank wire for customers outside the USA is required. A shipping quote prior to the auction can be provided by emailing your postal code. International bidders are advised that some countries do not allow the importation of knives. Nations Attic is not responsible for shipping charges going or coming back if your countries customs denies delivery. Rejected items can be consigned into a future sale as there are no refunds.