Manifest wrote:Sorry to dig this thread up, but I think I have a chance to buy a Shabaria for $160. The dealer says that the knife is a back lock though, so I'm wondering were there any Shabarias made with a back lock or were they all liner locks?
Also, is the price good?
The price is about as good as you can expect now a days. I haven't seen many of them of late. Both of mine are liner locks. I have had 4 of them all together and those other 2 were also liner locks. I have never heard of a "Lock-back Shabaria" I would really be leary about that. Unless you are dealing with someone who just doesn't know his locks. I know of 2 dealers that have Shabarias in stock. Both of them combo edged versions and both for well over $200. Good Luck