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    Doi Birthday Knives - Curious about owners

    For Doi sans 80th birthday he produced 20 300mm yanis, ten blue, ten white, five of each wa, five of each western. I was just wondering if forum members were owners of these knives (other than me) and whether you still use these knives and if you think they have appreciated in value.

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    Sure rub it in Seth.

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    Wers dem pics?

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    Anything to do with the limited edition (numbered) that were offered on the Korin web site? hayate?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Customfan View Post
    Anything to do with the limited edition (numbered) that were offered on the Korin web site? hayate?
    Yes, they came from Korin like 3-4 years ago when Jackie was still there.
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    Hello salt, here's my wound

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    Then I got one... Its a 270mm Keijiro Doi Hayate... Blue steel. Its got ironwood handle and its numbered... got a nice saya and pin! I would need to look at the number.... Ill try to get some pictures when I have a chance...

    If i remember correctly.. He made 20 or 30 of each.. Including some sakimaru takobiki and some kensaki yanagi, maguro and kiritsuke. I was looking at the web site and there are still some for sale... I do not know if they are still the limited edition.

    Not sure about these details... Maybe someone can clarify....

    It came in a box.... Ive still got the whole kit... I thought it would be a nice thing to get this master craftsman's work at its finest back when they came out..

    I think the world of Keijiro Doi and his work... These knives are flawless!
    I was very impressed with these knives...

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    Pics Dammit! Both of you!
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    Quote Originally Posted by brainsausage View Post
    Pics Dammit! Both of you!
    What he said!
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    Customfan, that sounds a little fishy. Better send it to me for authentication.


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