Here are the 7 best pocket knives that were introduced in January 2017 at the New Product Showcase (NPS) Show in Cleveland Ohio. Each one is unique in the style and function. Beauty and utility also were part of the requirements in our choices. Brian Debottis has been the regional sales manager for Starline for umpteen years. Here he is introducing the new Starline Camo Survival/Rescue Knife. For more information about this new addition, please click on his picture. Your company logo can be laser engraved on the black, half serrated blade.
When you hear the words “barlow knives”, most people think about the old fashioned knives that were invented in England in 1670. More of their background is shown here on “History of Barlow Knives“. These knives were built rugged, with an over-sized brass bolster, so the blade was firmly secured in its cradle. They were, and still are, 3 3/8” long closed. Their familiar slight tear-drop shaped makes it comfortable in the palm of your hand when using it. They come in all prices, and are made by many knife manufacturers around the world.
But here are 9 Barlow knives that you may not have heard of. They aren’t fashioned after the famous barlows. They used to be made by the Barlow company in Los Angeles, California until the turn of this century. Barlow was bought out by another company, which kept the trade name. This company, Norwood, was bought out by Bic Graphic about 10 years ago. These Barlow knives, some of them renamed, are sought after by people who remember the original LA company, and like their quality and economy. So here are the 9 popular Barlow knives that you may not have known existed until today…..