www.boblovelessknives.com It was made in 1978-1979, a period that Bob worked alone at the shop. 14" Made in the shop while both Bob and Jimmy were alive and working. ORIGINAL R. W. LOVELESS CUSTOM KNIFE MARKER BIG BEAR SUB HILT FIGHTER KNIFE DOUBLE NUDE LADY LOGO, RIVERSIDE CALIF. Maybe 3 were ever made. Duckdog, Pomsbz, T. Erdelyi and 5 others like this. Great Loveless Sheath. Born: January 2, 1929, Warren, Ohio Died: September 2, 2010, Riverside, California Bob Loveless, also known as R.W. Ben Seward San-Mai Fighter $ 1,850.00; Ron Lake Gold Framed "Watch Pocket" Folder $ 29,000.00; Buster Warenski Michael Price style California Dagger $ 50,000.00 (Bob) Robert Waldorf Loveless (January 2, 1929 – September 2, 2010), a.k.a. 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. Its approximate value, you ask? 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. Handle Material: Green Micarta. Bob could make 10 drop point hunters for every Big Bear he made. 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. 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. Made in late 80's notice the grooves on the top knife bolster. Menu Cart (0) The Holy Grail here folks! I’m glad you did—$35,000. 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? The knives are in the John Denton collection. Bob Loveless was born in 1929, and at the age of 15, he enlisted in the Merchant Marine. Loveless designed the Gerber Guardian knife model for Gerber Knives and for a time was Gerber's Lead designer. or Best Offer +$85.00 shipping. BP_ Gold Member Gold Member. Only original vintage Bob Loveless hand made knives. John Denton was just named "One of the one of the world’s foremost authorities on Loveless knives" by Blade Magazine! How ‘Bout a Bob Loveless Big Bear Classic? 6 April 2020 Bob Loveless - Jim Merritt fighter, loveless design, subhilt, USA admin4518. This is the very rare Loveless Big Bear Sub-hilt Fighter - the largest knife currently made in the Loveless Shop. 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. 14,388 1,871 123. 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”. Made in mid 80's. John Denton was named the worlds formost authority on Bob Loveless knives and we buy sell and trade them. Blade is extremely sharp with the desirable double nude lady logo and the rare R.W.L. I would have Salem Straub make me a custom 9" Bowie with one of those crazy insane gorgeous double or triple damascus patterns. 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. Loveless Sep 12, 2017 #7. What more can you say. 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. May 24, 2009 #222. RW Loveless masterpiece. That’s a lot of bear bones. 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. The blade length of the C149G is 3.75 inches, and the length of the handle is 5 inches, re… 2 Bob Loveless Integral Fighters : Big Bear Subhilt + Wilderness. Its approximate value, you ask? John Denton was named the worlds formost authority on Bob Loveless knives and we buy sell and trade them. Loveless, R.W. Buy, Sell, Trade Kinnear Knife;623023 said: A Bob Loveless Big Bear. 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. #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. He wouldn't even accept an order for one. 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! This made Big Bear Fighters extremely rare. OAL is approx. The other 2 are sold. Thank you! I know of only 2 that are 3 pins and solder with stag. Comments: At this point what more can you say about Bob Loveless, that he was the most influential maker ever, that he was a living legend and more - yes, but even more importantly, Bob was one hell of a knife maker! May 24, 2009 #223. 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. Dagger by RW Loveless.#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 semi skinner, great stag. #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. #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. While the question of “most beautiful” anything is subjective, as a knife maker I’m partial to the Bob Loveless “Big Bear” sub-hilt. Watch; R.W. Original George Herron Custom LARGE SUBHILT Loveless Big Bear Knife Knives. RW Loveless made the Crown BB in 1970. Semi skinner in stag, the top is not a particular blade, but is close maybe to a semi. I’m glad you did—$35,000. #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. You can see the stag on top is a smaller knife than the crown stag hidden pin Big Bear. Super rare to have a knife design like this from Ol Bob. "Loveless Parke Logo" Custom Knife Stag "Big Bear" Subhilt Fighter. A beautiful, 5-1/2" Fighter from the Legend Bob Loveless. If an injury has to be done to a man it should be so severe that his vengeance need not be feared. Kodiak Little member. Caribou Media Group earns a commission from qualifying purchases. 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. This particular Loveless Big Bear Classic fighter boasts an amber-stag handle, which makes it one of the few made, and no Loveless bolts. 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. I've wanted one of those for years now. Expendables 2 Knives in New BLADE® On Newsstands NOW! This is the Holy Grail for a lot of knife collectors. The 154-CPM double hollow grind mirror polish finish blade measures 8-1/2” with a 4” top cutting edge. Robert Waldorf Loveless (January 2, 1929 – September 2, 2010 [1]), a.k.a. Bob Loveless. Drop point hunter, Big Bear, Dagger, Steve Johnson, Jim Merrit, R.W. A Bob Loveless Big Bear. Bob Loveless made less than 60 Big Bear Fighters prior to 1995. #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. Micarta handle. Mine would be a Lary Chew Covert Spitfire. It is a Loveless-Merritt. Bolster/Guard: 416 Stainless. Jun 21, 2015 - Bob Loveless Knives for sale, Bob Loveless knives to buy trade and sale. Loveless Disclosure: These links are affiliate links. Thank you, Dave Ellis, for the image and information. Click Here to Stay Up to Date With New Product Announcements! LOVELESS CUSTOM KNIFE MAKER DIXON FIGHTER #621 -GREEN MICARTA-SHEATH-MINT! 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