Ebay: Northwest Safari Envoy

Ebay Item #130788718550. Just ended with asking price of $899. Serial #007.

The Envoy is the smaller brother to the Temple Guard.


Shi Lin Dao

Just found a gem of a video about the Shi-Lin Dao that Bob based his Chinese Folder design on. The video is in a mixture of Taiwanese and Mandarin Chinese with Japanese subtitles, but it shows the store where the Shi-Lin Dao is made, in the small cutlery shop based in Taipei Taiwan. The design is over 100 years old, and can be found in many sizes.

And a second video on the history of the store:

Unfortunately, the store is currently closed, pending reorganization: