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The Latama Legend "Limited DELUXE Edition"


Award Winning Deluxe Hardcover Limited Edition

Winner of 2, 2016 President Awards medals for Cover design and Non-fiction book. The BRAND NEW 2019 DELUXE EDITION is an upgrade to the original printing and feature a hard cover, a dust jacket adorned with beautiful gold foil letting and the interior pages are the highest quality paper. Limited Printing.

The True story about the fabled company Latama Cutlery. Born in New York City in 1947 and with the help of artisans, and craftsman from a small mountain town, Maniago in Northern Italy.

Latama expanded into a legendary importer that fueled the 50's American obsession with Italian Switchblade Knives. This book also boasts newly discovered information on most of the New York City importers such as Edwin Jay, Hoffritz, Panamex, Omega, Astor and Ethan from the same time frame as Latama.  

You will meet the legendary artisan and founders, find page after page of facts from newly discovered documents and testimony. Photographs of never-before-seen knives and Patents. Actual production numbers and history of the Square Button revealed and lots more.