This book includes virtually all knife manufacturers, both old and new: Chicago Cutlery, Holley, Belknap, Eagle, Remington, E.C. Simmons, Shapleigh, Winchester, Aerial, and Imperial, to name just a few. The guide presents a common sense system for 'total appraisal' using the RBR scales; overviews of all the major knife companies; notes on commemoratives, reproductions, and limited editions; knife clubs and organizations; numbering systems used by companies; and current collector values. More than 800 line drawings and an expanded full color photo gallery showcasing the various handle materials -- celluloid, wood, bone, abalone, ivory, metal, plastic, and more. 5.5 x 8.5. 2005 values. Welcome to the world of knives.Ritchie, Roy is the author of 'Standard Knife Collector's Guide Identification & Values', published 2002 under ISBN 9781574322804 and ISBN 157432280X.