Apple Valley Knives

Welcome to Apple Valley Knives, a place where history and craftsmanship meet. At Apple Valley Knives, you'll embark on a journey of learning and exploring the wonderful world of automatic knife collecting. I've spent more than 45 years studying and building a collection of vintage and antique switchblade knives and I’ve delved into their past and their place in American cutlery history. 

Now I’m ready to let go of many of these wonderful old switchblades so they can be enjoyed by other knife enthusiasts and to help them to enjoy the story and passion behind each piece. Whether you're a seasoned collector or new to the art of automatic knives, there's something here for everyone.

We Buy Vintage Switchblades (Automatic Knives)

From single knives to entire collections, selling vintage switchblades to us is straightforward and secure.

We provide clear communication throughout the process, ensuring that your experience is as smooth and enjoyable as collecting these remarkable knives should be.

Your Destination for Vintage and Antique Automatic Knives

Apple Valley Knives is a treasure trove for enthusiasts and collectors alike. Whether you're looking to expand your collection, purchase your first switchblade, or simply enjoy the rich history behind these intricate pieces, you've come to the right place.

 Here you can dive into detailed descriptions of each knife, learning about the maker, era, and unique characteristics. Apple Valley Knives is not just a store, it's a platform to indulge in your passion. Offering related collectibles like catalogs, old ads, original boxes, display boards, brochures and more, all priced affordably with your hobby in mind. 

Remember, your satisfaction is paramount—enjoy a Full Money Back guarantee on all purchases including return shipping if you’re not happy with the item.

What you will find section

A Curated collection from a Lifelong Switchblade Collector

Discover a diverse range of automatic knives, primarily vintage or antique, each with its own history.

As the author of "Antique American Switchblades," I try to infuse my expertise and love into each piece. Expect to find some rare items, including some of the actual knives featured in my books which come with laminated certificates of authenticity alongside some New Old Stock  (NOS) switchblades from the 2020 Mexico find and others.