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Mk1 Pal Crate

Started by Stony , Dec 01 2017 04:45 PM

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#1 Stony

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Posted 01 December 2017 - 04:45 PM

The person that's been selling the NOS Mk1 Pal 35 knives was nice enough to sell me one of the crates that they came in. As you can see, it's clearly marked with the quantity and contract number. The other side has the Pal Cutlery Co., Holyoke, Mass.

 

Enjoy.

 

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Posted 01 December 2017 - 04:47 PM

You don't see those every day. Thanks!

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Posted 01 December 2017 - 05:09 PM

What a prize that is! Interesting! SKIP

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Posted 01 December 2017 - 05:14 PM

Now THAT is very cool! First one I have seen.

 

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Posted 01 December 2017 - 06:11 PM

I'd like to own crate, and it's content! SKIP

#6 thorin6

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Posted 01 December 2017 - 06:20 PM

Skip, at $100 a knife, that would be $10,000 not counting the cost of the crate (and shipping, of course).  How many of your M3 knives would you sell for that?



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Posted 01 December 2017 - 07:11 PM

Neat item. I didn't know Pal was in Holyoke. Beautiful area.



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Posted 02 December 2017 - 05:30 AM

Bill-I'd be hard pressed to sell any M3. But, 100 MK1s, ending up at $10,000 would allow me to buy a very nice V42, and a bunch
of other knives I'd like in my collection. On the other hand, what a prize, an unopened case of 100 MK1s. Very very cool. SKIP

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Posted 02 December 2017 - 08:14 AM

There are still some of the unopened knives for sale if that will give you a taste.  ;)



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Posted 02 December 2017 - 08:33 AM

who is selling these?



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Posted 02 December 2017 - 10:23 AM

After 70 plus years you don't always know what your going to find when you open the package.  But if someone were to offer one as low as $100 a piece, I'd take the chance again.



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Posted 02 December 2017 - 10:36 AM

sactroop- I agree that $100 for a new in wrapper PAL would be a nice fair price. SKIP

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Posted 02 December 2017 - 04:51 PM

They are twice + the price you quoted. I opened mine and the knife and sheath were mint. Only some minor surface scratches on the blade and that was probably from me taking it out of the sheath. The blade was still parkerized and grainy.



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Posted 02 December 2017 - 04:53 PM

 

who is selling these?

 

 

Here's the link. 

 

http://www.hayesotou... Navy Items.htm

 

 

 

Item 000873

 

 




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