"An Englishman is a person who does things because they have been done before. An American is a person who does things because they haven't been done before.
US humorist, novelist, short story author, & wit (1835 - 1910) "
These two knives came in today; an AG Russell Sting I plus a Sting II, both originals from 1977 and complete with sheaths in their original boxes.
These knives were bought by a Dutch collector in the manufacturing year, and both were never used or even sheathed and spent over 30 years in a closet.
They are as pristine as they were on the day they were made.