Great Loveless Sheath. Apparently a presentation gift to Bob Loveless as it has his name engraved on the hilt and then was gold plated over, condition is excellent GW. These are the very rare Loveless Junior Bear and Big Bear Sub-hilt Fighters. Maybe 3 were ever made. The amount of time it took Loveless to make each knife from a solid block of 154-CM steel is the equivalent to making three regular ones. Semi skinner in stag, the top is not a particular blade, but is close maybe to a semi. Bill Parke was Bob's first business partner. He is cited by other knifemakers and … Handle Material: Presentation Grade Sambar Stag. John Denton Visit https://www.Boblovelessknives.com Instagram https://www.instagram.com/p/B_N6N4XDoa7/ John Denton World's Authority on Bob Loveless Knives per Blade Magazine https://www.Boblovelessknives.com … Thank you, Dave Ellis, for the image and information. | Privacy. Bob Loveless was born in 1929, and at the age of 15, he enlisted in the Merchant Marine. If an injury has to be done to a man it should be so severe that his vengeance need not be feared. This is the first hidden pin NY Special Loveless ever made, it is a set with a Hideout.#loveless #famousknives #fighter #dagger #bigbear #bobloveless #johndenton #customknives #tactical #knifecollecting #handmadeknives #droppointhunter #bootknife #semiskinner #stevejohnson #jimmerritt #r.w.loveless #boblovelessbook #knifecollectorsbook #customknives #custom #tactical #guncollecting #michealwalker #investment #ferrari, This is the Bob Loveless New York Special from the new desgin he came up with in the 1990's. Watch; R.W. Thank you! He wouldn't even accept an order for one. Micarta handle. The top is Loveless-Merritt. Handle Material: Green Micarta. Initials on the ricasso. Brand New. Made in mid 80's. Cold Steel makes a reproduction of his "Big Bear Classic" fighting knife. www.boblovelessknives.com Loveless designed the Gerber Guardian knife model for Gerber Knives and for a time was Gerber's Lead designer. The C149G is a heavy-stock folder (6.2 ounces) with a thick 0.156” (4mm) modified tanto-style blade. All one piece of metal. #loveless #famousknives #fighter #dagger #bigbear #bobloveless #johndenton #customknives #tactical #knifecollecting #handmadeknives #droppointhunter #bootknife #semiskinner #stevejohnson #jimmerritt #r.w.loveless #boblovelessbook #knifecollectorsbook #customknives #custom #tactical #guncollecting #michealwalker #investment #ferrari #rolex, Bob Loveless and Steve Johnson logos are among the most wanted Loveless knives ever made. This particular beauty has a signed sheath by Bob and has no number markings on it as Bob did this special for the collector that ordered it. Semi with stag, the top is Green micarta.#loveless #famousknives #fighter #dagger #bigbear #bobloveless #johndenton #customknives #tactical #knifecollecting #handmadeknives #droppointhunter #bootknife #semiskinner #stevejohnson #jimmerritt #r.w.loveless #boblovelessbook #knifecollectorsbook #customknives #custom #tactical #guncollecting #michealwalker #investment #ferrari #rolex, This is the snap that makes the Original RW Loveless New York Special so unique. None better or more collectible. Bob Loveless. "Loveless Parke Logo" Custom Knife Stag "Big Bear" Subhilt Fighter. The 154-CPM double hollow grind mirror polish finish blade measures 8-1/2” with a 4” top cutting edge. The blade length of the C149G is 3.75 inches, and the length of the handle is 5 inches, re… This clamshell-shaped grind, known as a Hamaguri or Appleseed Grind, was very popular in designs by the late Bob Lum(the knifemaker who first introduced the modern tanto-style knife) and brings a distinct Japanese flare to the blade design. 14" Made in the shop while both Bob and Jimmy were alive and working. 2 Bob Loveless Integral Fighters : Big Bear Subhilt + Wilderness. Elvis and Gil: A Sharp Evening To Remember, Three Blades with an East Asian Design Flair, Two Outdoors Knives for When You’re “Out in the Bush”. The other 2 are sold. #loveless #famousknives #fighter #dagger #bigbear #bobloveless #johndenton #customknives #tactical #knifecollecting #handmadeknives #droppointhunter #bootknife #semiskinner #stevejohnson #jimmerritt #r.w.loveless #boblovelessbook #knifecollectorsbook #customknives #custom #tactical #guncollecting #michealwalker #investment #ferrari #rolex. Made in late 80's notice the grooves on the top knife bolster. Loveless, R.W. It has been engraved by Master Ron Skaggs in a Spartan Soldier theme. This knife has a larger bolster than normal, it was owned and sold in 1981 by Buster Warenski to a European collector who owned it the next 30 years. Click Here to Stay Up to Date With New Product Announcements! You can see the stag on top is a smaller knife than the crown stag hidden pin Big Bear. Widely recognized as the father of the modern custom knife movement, Mr. Loveless popularized the dropped hunter, Big Bear sub-hilt fighter and other knives, and, along with Richard Barney, co-wrote How to Make Knives, the precursor to this book. LOVELESS CUSTOM KNIFE MAKER DIXON FIGHTER #621 -GREEN MICARTA-SHEATH-MINT! He was going to sell and market the knives that Bob … Drop point hunter, Big Bear, Dagger, Steve Johnson, Jim Merrit, R.W. 416 Stainless Steel. A beautiful, 5-1/2" Fighter from the Legend Bob Loveless. This is the very rare Loveless Big Bear Sub-hilt Fighter - the largest knife currently made in the Loveless Shop. It is stamped "Loveless & Parke Sierra Madre, Calif." There were only 36 (Loveless Parke Logo) knives made in total. That’s a lot of bear bones. In the unforeseen turn of events in the 1940s, he graduated from Chicago’s Armour Institute of Technology, which was based on the foundations of the German Bauhaus school. The Bob Loveless Lawndale-made crooked skinner at right in the Hiro Soga photo features a 4.5-inch skinner blade, a nickel-silver guard and ebony handle. #loveless #famousknives #fighter #dagger #bigbear #bobloveless #johndenton #customknives #tactical #knifecollecting #handmadeknives #droppointhunter #bootknife #semiskinner #stevejohnson #jimmerritt #r.w.loveless #boblovelessbook #knifecollectorsbook #customknives #custom #tactical #guncollecting #michealwalker #investment #ferrari #rolex, Bob Loveless rare stiffhorn, this has a pouch sheath. MACHIAVELLI ... Chute, Big Bear, or very special limited type such as Pre-Ban Ivory or engraving. The top knife is a very rare hidden pin. Jul 23, 2020 - Bob Loveless Knives for sale, Bob Loveless knives to buy trade and sale. Signature logo and Micarta handle.#loveless #famousknives #fighter #dagger #bigbear #bobloveless #johndenton #customknives #tactical #knifecollecting #handmadeknives #droppointhunter #bootknife #semiskinner #stevejohnson #jimmerritt #r.w.loveless #boblovelessbook #knifecollectorsbook #customknives #custom #tactical #guncollecting #michealwalker #investment #ferrari #rolex, Only 4 Loveless Johnson daggers were made. ORIGINAL R. W. LOVELESS CUSTOM KNIFE MARKER BIG BEAR SUB HILT FIGHTER KNIFE DOUBLE NUDE LADY LOGO, RIVERSIDE CALIF. 14,388 1,871 123. Bob Loveless Last updated March 15, 2019. What more can you say. Loveless went on to design knives for other factories such as Lone Wolf Knives, Beretta, Schrade Cutlery and others. Bob Loveless Big Bear Sub-hilt Fighter! How ‘Bout a Bob Loveless Big Bear Classic? John Denton was just named "One of the one of the world’s foremost authorities on Loveless knives" by Blade Magazine! BP_ Gold Member Gold Member. The blade has a hollow grind on the cutting edge and a convex grind at the tip. This particular Loveless Big Bear Classic fighter boasts an amber-stag handle, which makes it one of the few made, and no Loveless bolts. A Bob Loveless Big Bear. #loveless #famousknives #fighter #dagger #bigbear #bobloveless #johndenton #customknives #tactical #knifecollecting #handmadeknives #droppointhunter #bootknife #semiskinner #stevejohnson #jimmerritt #r.w.loveless #boblovelessbook #knifecollectorsbook #customknives #custom #tactical #guncollecting #michealwalker #investment #ferrari #rolex, Bob Loveless New York Special. John Denton was named the worlds formost authority on Bob Loveless knives and we buy sell and trade them. Bob Loveless or RW Loveless, was an American knife maker who designed and popularized the hollowground drop point blade and the use of full tapered tangs and screw-type handle scale fasteners within the art of knifemaking.wikipedia. Bob Loveless or RW Loveless, was an American knife maker who designed and popularized the hollowground drop point blade and the use of full tapered tangs and screw-type handle scale fasteners within the art of knifemaking. Robert Waldorf Loveless (January 2, 1929 – September 2, 2010 [1]), a.k.a. Save bob loveless knife to get e-mail alerts and updates on your eBay Feed. This is the Holy Grail for a lot of knife collectors. If you’ve been following these posts on the Greatest Bob Loveless Knife Designs, then you knew, didn’t you?, that the Big Bear would rear it’s oversized but beautifully bladed head? Loveless Aug 26, 2015. This particular Loveless Big Bear Classic fighter boasts an amber-stag handle, which makes it one of the few made, and no Loveless bolts. This "Big Bear Subhilt Fighter" was made in 1967 by Bob Lovess for Safariland, a custom sheath and holster company. #loveless #famousknives #fighter #dagger #bigbear #bobloveless #johndenton #customknives #tactical #knifecollecting #handmadeknives #droppointhunter #bootknife #semiskinner #stevejohnson #jimmerritt #r.w.loveless #knifecollectorsbook #customknives #custom #tactical #michealwalker, Two Very rare RW Loveless knives. #loveless #famousknives #fighter #dagger #bigbear #bobloveless #johndenton #customknives #tactical #knifecollecting #handmadeknives #droppointhunter #bootknife #semiskinner #stevejohnson #jimmerritt #r.w.loveless #boblovelessbook #knifecollectorsbook #customknives #custom #tactical #guncollecting #michealwalker #investment #ferrari #rolex, RW Loveless small stiffhorn on top of a regular semi skinner. 8.5" and ground from 1/4" blade stock. #loveless #famousknives #fighter #dagger #bigbear #bobloveless #johndenton #customknives #tactical #knifecollecting #handmadeknives #droppointhunter #bootknife #semiskinner #stevejohnson #jimmerritt #r.w.loveless #boblovelessbook #knifecollectorsbook #customknives #custom #tactical #guncollecting #michealwalker #investment #ferrari #rolex, Bob Loveless, RW Loveless edition of 35 knives. Drop point hunter, Big Bear, Dagger, Steve Johnson, Jim Merrit, R.W. Here’s our list of the greatest, most innovative, iconic, and coolest knives of all time Bob Loveless made less than 60 Big Bear Fighters prior to 1995. Its approximate value, you ask? See more on Instagram and our websites boblovessknives dot com Bob Loveless or RW Loveless, was an American knife maker who designed and popularized the hollowground drop point blade and the use of full tapered tangs and screw-type handle scale fasteners within the art of knifemaking. Expendables 2 Knives in New BLADE® On Newsstands NOW! (Bob) Robert Waldorf Loveless (January 2, 1929 – September 2, 2010), a.k.a. The knives are in the John Denton collection. While the question of “most beautiful” anything is subjective, as a knife maker I’m partial to the Bob Loveless “Big Bear” sub-hilt. Bob could make 10 drop point hunters for every Big Bear he made. That’s a lot of bear bones. He is the most copied knife designer in the world. Only original vintage Bob Loveless hand made knives. The top knife is the very first Jr. Bear that Loveless ever made, The knife below is a Sheephorn Big Bear, with 22K gold engraving by Dan Wilkerson. RW Loveless masterpiece. Robert Waldorf Loveless (January 2, 1929 – September 2, 2010 ), a.k.a. $5,495.00. 3 in black micarta and one in yellow micarta.#loveless #famousknives #fighter #dagger #bigbear #bobloveless #johndenton #customknives #tactical #knifecollecting #handmadeknives #droppointhunter #bootknife #semiskinner #stevejohnson #jimmerritt #r.w.loveless #boblovelessbook #knifecollectorsbook #customknives #custom #tactical #guncollecting #michealwalker #investment #ferrari #rolex, Sold, Rare 7" big bear with stag and two tone pins. May 24, 2009 #223. 6 April 2020 Bob Loveless - Jim Merritt fighter, loveless design, subhilt, USA admin4518. Super rare to have a knife design like this from Ol Bob. Two tone pins, solder. In 1978, for about a decade, Bob stopped making the Big Bears Fighters. Blade is extremely sharp with the desirable double nude lady logo and the rare R.W.L. A Great Big Bear by Bob Loveless!! May 24, 2009 #222. or Best Offer +$85.00 shipping. The blade is only 3 inches, with improved handle,and no guard, just a collar.#loveless #famousknives #fighter #dagger #bigbear #bobloveless #johndenton #customknives #tactical #knifecollecting #handmadeknives #droppointhunter #bootknife #semiskinner #stevejohnson #jimmerritt #r.w.loveless #boblovelessbook #knifecollectorsbook #customknives #custom #tactical #guncollecting #michealwalker #investment #ferrari #rolex, Very Rare RW Loveless Integrals. The blade is approx. Kodiak Little member. This made Big Bear Fighters extremely rare. 9 0 0. It was made in 1978-1979, a period that Bob worked alone at the shop. Both integral 154-CM. It is a Loveless-Merritt. I’m glad you did—$35,000. Original George Herron Custom LARGE SUBHILT Loveless Big Bear Knife Knives. Bolster/Guard: 416 Stainless. Duckdog, Pomsbz, T. Erdelyi and 5 others like this. Mine would be a Lary Chew Covert Spitfire. I would have Salem Straub make me a custom 9" Bowie with one of those crazy insane gorgeous double or triple damascus patterns. RW Loveless made the Crown BB in 1970. Comments: At this point what more can you say about Bob Loveless, that he was the most influential living knife maker ever, that he was a living legend and more - yes, but even more importantly, Bob was one hell of a knife maker! 7) Big Bear Classic Its approximate value, you ask? Loveless, Robert Robert Waldorf Loveless, or aka “Big Bad Bob” was and still is the most iconic bladesmith to have walked the earth. advertisementvar RevContentSolo = { button_text: 'Find Out More', widget_id: 116684}; Copyright © document.write(new Date().getFullYear()); Caribou Media Group | All rights reserved. Buy, Sell, Trade Visit Dave at www.exquisiteknives.com and www.robertloveless.com. Kinnear Knife;623023 said: A Bob Loveless Big Bear. 2,065. #loveless #famousknives #fighter #dagger #bigbear #bobloveless #johndenton #customknives #tactical #knifecollecting #handmadeknives #droppointhunter #bootknife #semiskinner #stevejohnson #jimmerritt #r.w.loveless #boblovelessbook #knifecollectorsbook #customknives #custom #tactical #guncollecting #michealwalker #investment #ferrari #rolex, $12,500 buys the knife on the bottom of the photo. The Holy Grail here folks! RNST Entrusted Devil Super Moderator. 3 Inch Dagger: $5000: 4 Inch Dagger: $5000: 5 Inch Dagger: $5000: 6 Inch Dagger: $7000: Dixon Fighter: $7000: 5 Inch Fighter: $7000: 6 Inch Fighter: $7000: Mini Wilderness Jun 21, 2015 - Bob Loveless Knives for sale, Bob Loveless knives to buy trade and sale. Caribou Media Group earns a commission from qualifying purchases. Very rare for a drop stiffhorn. I’m glad you did—$35,000. 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