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    Sylvester Stallone "John Rambo" signature hero survival knife from First Blood. (Carolco, 1982) The 13.75 in. long knife with 9-in. blade is one of six used in production, custom-made by renowned knife craftsman Jimmy Lile. The knife blade is stainless steel and features a semi-sharpened cutting edge, a saw section on the spine and flat- and Phillips-head screwdrivers on either side of the guard. It also has a hollow machined-aluminum handle with a screw-end cap that features a built-in compass, and the handle grip is tightly wound in dense green thread. The ricasso is stamped "FIRST BLOOD" on one side, and "2 OF 13 / LILE" (in reference to the number created and the builder) on the reverse. A length of leather cord runs through a machined hole in the guard. Housed within the handle is a small stainless steel pocket knife stamped "LILE" on the ricasso (measures 5 in. long with 2-in. blade extended). The guard shows very light surface tarnishing, but the piece is in otherwise fine used condition. This knife was gifted by Stallone to weapons consultant/technical advisor Tony Maffatone and comes with a signed letter of provenance from Maffatone's daughter. Included with right-handed Lile brown leather scabbard with a button-closure whetstone pouch.

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2018
    11th Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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