It can be difficult finding the perfect holiday gift for the knife collector in your life, especially if you are not an avid collector yourself. However, there are a few tried and true knife collectors gifts that make for a great surprise. If you don’t know where to start, or know little about knife collecting, there are five particular knife collector gift ideas that will make your holiday shopping much easier this year.
The man in your life will love a personalized knife to add to his collection. In addition, the possibilities are endless when it comes to this. One of my favorite knife collecting gifts that I had purchased for my husband was a knife engraved with his name and birthday. Although the knife itself was not a collectors item, this is a personal gift and can be handed down through the generations. You mustn’t spend a lot on the knife either, the most costly thing associated with this knife collecting gift idea is actually having the item engraved and will depend on where the knife is purchased.
A wooden knife collecting case also makes for a really great gift. These come in a variety of colors with different finishes. While some may just serve for storage and locking purposes, there are also knife collecting gifts of this nature that are for display. Not only is this knife collectors gift something practical that he can use for storage but to show off his knife collection.
Since most knife collectors have a favorite knife they carry, usually a pocket knife, buy the collector a carrying pouch this holiday season. This knife collectors gift is one of many favorites among our family. This knife collectors gift can also be personalized but that is not the main feature. Many pouches can be purchased with intricate design and/or details, this is not to mention the many materials that they may come in.
If you know what knives the collector in your life does and doesn’t have, you can also purchase him one of the many collectibles. Personally, I like the ones with the decorative tins and cases. These knives can often be purchased in a set as well. One of the best places that I like to purchase collectibles at is the Bradford Exchange. The specialize in many different types of collectible items and gifts.
Consider purchasing the knife collector a gift certificate to his favorite supplying vendor. You can not possibly go wrong with this knife collectors gift idea. If you really don’t know what to buy and are clueless about what is in the knife collection, this may be the best bet. You can also rest assured that he can get something that he truly will enjoy.