1980′s Throwback for the 1911

May 4, 2017 | 0 comments

In yesterday’s post, I promised to discuss the holster and magazine in the photograph. For starters, the knife was an easy one to ID – a classic Gerber Mark II in factory black finish. That knife is probably one of my favorite all time knives, though a dagger design with a smooth double guard handle is impractical for most applications. Earlier production Rogers holsters were hand signed and numbered.

Back in the 80′s, before internet web stores and online purchasing, the Rogers Hackathorn Combat Special holster was my holy grail rig. I never did get one at the time, but decades later …read more