What we have. We have spent a lot of time and money at CollectorKnives to make our lives easier while providing tools to make the shopping experience less tedious for our customers. The Early Reserve System (ERS) has been a booming success, but we have found it’s limitations. When the factory informs us of a
Our goals are simple. Find our customers the greatest value in quality knives made today. To achieve that goal we are not trying to be “all things to all people”. We have no interest in carrying every brand on Earth. We try and find the top values in each style. And then give our customers that experience of opening a box with a great product that will lend a sense of appreciation that their hard earned money was well spent.
11/3: Cost of Living for Knife Nuts Creeping Up Well made knives seem borderline expensive these days. I guess all prices go up over time, but we don’t have to like it! It seems to me that prices have risen nearly 20% over the last five years. Taking the same GEC pattern and charting it
The general “why” of the Early Reservation System (ERS) has been discussed previously. But I would like to take a few minutes to talk about some of the underlying policies and functions of the ERS. If you do not actually wonder how the system works or have questions about how it makes decisions – this
For some reason there is a recent phenomenon in the knife market of mad rushes on speculative knife purchases; or as one customer called them – “lolly scrambles”. It is most obvious in my corner of the world on the TC Barlows. Since each of 9+/- dealers share in a standard SFO run (500 knives),
One of our most common inquiries is how to order from outside the United States. We have another blog article about “Why Doesn’t CollectorKnives Ship Internationally?“; and it eludes to the general recommendation of using a re-shipper. But for the most part it just explains the facts of why we have chosen to cease international
Maybe once every couple weeks someone calls or emails and asks why my knives have a condition of “Mint” instead of “New”. Well, if you really want to know, settle in and I will tell you. Background: My background is in collectible traditional knives. For the last 30 years or so this particular niche has