1920's Vintage FROSOLONE 10.25" FLATGUARD Dark Horn Picklock Italian Stiletto Switchblade Knife
SERIAL NUMBER 7
Produced by D. Piscitelli, Frosolone and Campobasso
Authentic Dark Horn Handle Scales.
Solid Brass FLATGUARD Bolsters
Solid Brass Liners, Push Button, and Slide Safety
5mm Backspring With Oversized Picklock Closing
4.5mm High Carbon Steel Bayonet Blade
Tang Stamped: 7
All parts on this model are marked 7.
This model was made prior to D stamped liners. The trigger button is attached with four pins, two on each side of the trigger and has an oversized brass slide safety.
This is one of the oldest known stiletto models from Italy and is a rare piece of art.
Similar Knives are on pages 12, 13, and 15 of the book "Switchblades of Italy" by Tim Zinser
- Overall Length: 10.25"
- Blade Length: 4 5/8"
- Closed Length: 5 3/4"
Produced in the 1920's through 1930's
Made in Italy
Comes With Free Show Case Box
Frosolone is a comune located in the Province of Isernia in the Italian region Molise
It is known for making some of the ealiest Italian Stilettos during the 1920's and 1930's.
- Item #: FROSOLONE-1920-STILETTO