3 HRM Darrel Ralph DDR Steel Madd Maxx Knives

Darrel Ralph (American, 1954-2021) for Hand-Tech Made (HTM), United States. Group of three “Madd Maxx” style manual folder knives; two marked CPM S35VN stainless steel, one unmarked stainless steel. Each with a bayonet inspired blade with flipper blade guards and dual thumb studs for easy deployment. With Darrel Ralph’s custom “DDR” mark along the blade of each. Provenance: From the Estate of Horst Rechelbacher, Osceola, Wisconsin. Horst Rechelbacher, the founder of Aveda and Intelligent Nutrients, was a pioneer in the field of safe and eco-friendly cosmetics. The same curiosity that led him to explore ways to improve the beauty industry led him to travel the world, collecting rare and beautiful objects as he went. This sale features selections from that lifetime of eclectic and inspired collecting, including furniture by Carlo Bugatti, Gabriel Viardot, and Josef Hoffman; artworks by artists ranging from Old Masters to Salvador Dali to Arman; an impressive collection of Indian sculptures; and much more. Be sure to explore our timed-only online auction of other fascinating objects from this collection that will be posted in mid-August. Each; blade length: 6 3/4 in. Overall length: 15 in.