A very unusual Finnish Hunting / Collector's knife

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  1. YesItsMe

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    In this auction you can bid for a Finnish Hunting / Collector's knife.

    Lapland is very famous for it's homecrafts, Reindeer pelts, wooden cups that sort of thing.
    However the thing they are most famous for is Knives.

    The blade of the knife is made from Handcarved Steel by a Mr Altti Kankaanpaa.
    He is a 2nd Generation Knife make as well as being 80 years old !
    The blade is embossed at the top by the handle and the handle is made from Reindeer Antler and in is a beautiful pattern.

    All further information can be found on this website.

    There is a reserve of £100.


    The item was kindly donated by twigman.


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    Please note that the auction will run until 8th of December 16:00 hrs UK time.


    This item complies with UK laws. Bidders must be 18 years old or older.
    Holidays4Heroes is not responsible for any identity or age misrepresentation by any bidders.
    It is the responsibility of all bidders to ensure that minimum age requirements are met.
    Holidays4Heroes is not responsible for any use that an item purchased on this site is put to.

    Due to the inherent nature of knives and related items there are many different local, state, and federal laws governing their posession, sale, and shipping.
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  2. £100 to start off with
     
  3. YesItsMe

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    Thank you, PeacePhlapps. :)
     
  4. 123 quid....
     
  5. YesItsMe

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    Anyone with a 456 ? ;-)


    Thank you, Dread. :)
     
  6. YesItsMe

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    The knife is with Holidays4Heroes now and it is gorgeous !!!

     
  7. blue-sophist

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  8. YesItsMe

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  9. blue-sophist

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    Still with dread at £123? Sheesh,, this is a unique hand-made item!
     
  10. I really do want this... just short of much more than £125 in the run up to Christmas. Seems a bit churlish to only put £2 on top though.
     
  11. YesItsMe

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    I wouldn't say so, PeacePhlapps, every penny helps.

    So, thank you for your bid. :)
     
  12. Indeed every penny helps...

    ...125.50 :)


    Nah. I'm just being a twat. 175.00 GBP.
     
  13. YesItsMe

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    Indeed it does. :)


    And thank you for another bid, Dread. :)
     
  14. YesItsMe

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    Anymore bids for this unique collector's knife ? :)
     
  15. YesItsMe

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    Still with Dread for £175. :)

    This auction will end in 5.5 hours !!