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
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.
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
We get some crazy questions, as you can imagine. But, mostly, we get the same questions on a daily basis. So we will try and answer some of them here so you don’t have to take the time to call / email. Q: Why do the passwords have to be so complicated? We are living
8/4: Guaranteed Reservations Just a fair warning. Lately the “no-show” rate on Guaranteed Reserves has gotten very high; and this is skewing our entire factory ordering system. The old Early Reserve system was great; but it had its shortcomings on secondary functions. One such function was spotting customers that put in a “Sure” reservation,
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
-The Insider Story on Why Knives Ship Free- As an introduction: Today there are many places you can get your knives online. Storefronts are getting fewer and fewer mainly because the foot traffic is getting less and less across the country. Most people do not shop storefronts anymore. Even though many people go to gun