A Pictorial History of the Pocket Knife, From 600 BC to Present

History of the Pocket Knife

Cool Material has a quick and informative graphic history of the pocket knife, beginning with a jackknife discovered in Australia that dates back to around 600 to 500 BC. Also on the list are a variety of portable tools from the Romans and the Vikings, through Swiss Army knives and switchblades, along with a handy guide to the different varieties of the popular slipjoint knife.

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