"History You Can Hold" - SENTINEL KNIFE - James Madison
History Salvaged has partnered with Palmetto Blades of South Carolina to create a unique offering of custom handcrafted knives featuring an assortment of Historic Witness Wood®. Complementing the History Salvaged commitment to “Keep History Alive”, the partnership expands our product line by offering what Palmetto describes as “History You Can Hold”.
Palmetto Blades has selected one of its most popular style knives, The Sentinel to kick off the project.
Each custom knife in this collection will begin with Palmetto’s one of a kind custom Damascus blade, The Sentinel, measures 6” overall length with a 2” saber ground edge. The handle construction will offer and an option of an assortment Historic Witness Wood® from History Salvaged to create the perfect, historic pocketknife. All knives are handmade by Ricky Simpson and his staff at Palmetto Blades in Due West, SC and come with a custom, hand-tooled leather sheath made in house by Jennifer Simpson.
Please Note: Current lead-time on a knife is 60-90 days upon placement of an order and prices vary based on the Rarity of the Historic Witness Wood®.
The Sentinel Knife
Overall Length: 6 Inches
Blade Length: 2 Inches
Blade Thickness: .1875 Inch
Blade Steel: Palmetto Custom Damascus
- Made in the USA
The James Madison knife is made from the Belle Grove Mulberry Tree that welcomed visitors as they approached the Birthplace of James Madison: Belle Grove Plantation entrance for more than 200 years.
Present from colonial times, the Belle Grove Mulberry Tree bore witness from America’s Revolutionary period, stood while the White House burned during the War of 1812 while James Madison served as our 4th President, saw both Union and Confederate troops crisscross her grounds during the Civil War, witnessed the pursuit of America’s most notorious assassin, and saw innumerable innovations, inventions and changes to our culture and way of life through the 20th century and into the 21st century, until she succumbed to disease and had to be removed in May 2013.
James Madison - 4th President 1809-1817
Whether for display or function, this is a rare opportunity to own a one of a kind, handcrafted piece of art, an heirloom that can be passed down to the next generation only adding to the history that the "Witness Wood®" that was the Belle Grove Mulberry has already absorbed!
All Knives are handcrafted and are made in America.
Each is individually hand made and each varies in look and feel.
All History Salvaged product is guaranteed authentic and made utilizing the wood describe and in conjunction with our partner clients.
All History Salvaged products arrive in Eco-Friendly packaging.
- EacKnife comes with custom handmade leather sheath and COA guaranteeing the Authenticity of the Witness Wood®.