Anthony Bourdain's custom Bob Kramer knife at auction.

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There hasn't been any action on the knife for almost a week, still at 29 bids, still 14 days to go. Buyer's quandary—should one buy the Bourdain-Kramer knife or 408 King NEO stones, or 25 Katos, or a car.
For me it was a new concrete driveway and a new patio. I would have preferred the knife though.
 

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For me it was a new concrete driveway and a new patio. I would have preferred the knife though.
Yeah, but you already have one:)

Anyway, i see the early bids as just raising the starting point for the real bidding...
 

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There hasn't been any action on the knife for almost a week, still at 29 bids, still 14 days to go. Buyer's quandary—should one buy the Bourdain-Kramer knife or 408 King NEO stones, or 25 Katos, or a car.
Could be the calm before the storm… last auction I won I decided no sense expressing interest until the 11th hour, just watching quietly in the background, then bid around the time anti-sniping provisions would apply.

Some Kramer’s have sold for over $50k, I think there was a Kiritsuke over $60k. Will be interesting to se what this goes for
 

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I would not be surprised to see $50-60K final price incl premium
 

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My mistake has not gone to auction yet. Saw it in a glass case at Mecum auction. It will sell in the millions.
 

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Thanks for the link. Curious to see how much it goes for. It would be nice if it could end up in public arena. Probably not though.

A Aston Martin DB5 Sean Connery Bond Movie sold for 6.4 million. Then again a DB5 is worth a lot more at auction then a fastback Mustang. I'm sure that Pony is worth more unrestored. It is a pretty cool car. Read somewhere that the owners wife used it as a daily driver for a while, her kids thought it was too loud:)
 

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Thanks for the link. Curious to see how much it goes for. It would be nice if it could end up in public arena. Probably not though.

A Aston Martin DB5 Sean Connery Bond Movie sold for 6.4 million. Then again a DB5 is worth a lot more at auction then a fastback Mustang. I'm sure that Pony is worth more unrestored. It is a pretty cool car. Read somewhere that the owners wife used it as a daily driver for a while, her kids thought it was too loud:)
Off topic, sorry. For less money than the mustang, I'd rather have this Triumph motorcycle from Steve McQueen's collection:
https://www.motorcyclenews.com/news/2019/january/las-vegas-bonhams-motorbike-auction/

Bond's Aston Martin had been a dream car for me.
 

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i'm gonna buy that knife and then immediately flip it here for the double. now you know!
 

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I promise that I'll buy it from you for double the price if you do. Oh, fine. Triple.
 

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Wow that's a nice Triumph. One of my first bikes back in the day was a BSA 441 Victor single thumper. Wish I still had that bike. Off topic celebrity knives to cars & motorcycles sweet polished aluminum engine casings much better than chrome.
 

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It went up a $1000. Now $27,000 total. 2 days to go. Maybe things will get interesting tomorrow.
 

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Curious on what the highest price a Kramer knife has sold for?
I think there was one with some crazy engraving on the handle that went for over $50k. The Kramer auctions are tough to follow these days because you can't register if you aren't in the US anymore.
 

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I think there was one with some crazy engraving on the handle that went for over $50k. The Kramer auctions are tough to follow these days because you can't register if you aren't in the US anymore.
Plus he makes you payo_O
 

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Plus he makes you payo_O
I believe that is to keep people from logging in and screwing up the auctions. I can understand the need. It's only a $1.00 if I remember correctly. He gives a heck of a lot more money to charities than I ever will, so more power to him.
 

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16-17 hours to go. Then we will all know the truth of the value of a celebrities' name once he is gone I guess.
 
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