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    "Rambo III" Prototype Wood Knife Signed and Inscribed by Gil Hibben. 17-3/4 inches in overall length. One-piece wood prototype with each spot labeled in pencil. Left side of blade marked: MIRROR POLISHED / SATIN FINISH / POLISH. Also inscribed: RAMBO III PROTOTYPE / GIL HIBBEN 1-17-87. Handle marked: STEEL / BLACK SPACER / IRON WOOD / STEEL. A very rare and unique piece of Stallone history. Some noticeable spotting and staining to left side. Contained in original Hibben Knives soft case labeled RAMBO III; Gil Hibben sent these prototype knives directly to Stallone for his modification and approval before the final versions were made for film use; Stallone then kept them in his personal collection as he is an avid knife enthusiast.

    "When I was working with Gil Hibben, we wanted to come up with a classic knife, something that harkened back to real Americana such as a Bowie knife, and this is the incredible creation that Gil came up with. He first rendered it in wood so we could easily make changes to it; then of course, the steel versions came later."


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    Auction Dates
    December, 2015
    18th-20th Friday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 20
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    The movie quite literally changed my life. I have included a pic of me in Sly's Rocky 3 Cashmere overcoat, would much appreciate if it is possible for you to forward this email to Sly to let him know the overcoat is in good hands, and will be well taken care of, (as will be the Rambo knife forging tools, the other lot I won!) Wish you very happy holidays and a great 2016!
    Atul J. ,
    Irvine, CA
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