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    Dick Tracy Glow in the Dark Pocket Knives on Original Display Card (Camillus Cutlery, 1950). Here is a remarkable find that will tantalize every collector of pop-culture memorabilia. This is the original, full-color, point-of-purchase store counter display for Camillus Cutlery's Dick Tracy pocket knives! Produced in 1950 and sold for 98 cents each, these three-in-one pocket knives feature an "emergency blade," a "crime-stopper whistle," and a "clue detector" (plastic magnifier). Each knife is 3" long and comes in "Dick Tracy and Junior" and "Dick Tracy and B.O. Plenty" variations, six of each per display dozen, in both red and blue. This particular set contains 11 mint-condition, never-removed-from-card knives: 6 with Tracy and Junior (3 red and 3 blue) and 5 with Tracy and B.O. (3 red and 2 blue). Each knife case ("grip") glows in the dark and has a red lanyard attached. The display card measures 12" x 12" and prominently features Chester Gould's sharp-jawed detective. The original shipping box for this item is also included. Okay, stop gaping now and bid! This is one item you can't let slip away.

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2004
    1st-2nd Friday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 8
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