SIBERIAN SKINNER STAG SOLINGEN GERMAN KNIFE / BOWIE

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  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Mar 07,2009
  • Channel: Online Auction

VINTAGE SBERIAN SKINNER, YORK CUTLERY BRAND

WITH ORIGINAL CALF/GOAT HAIR SHEATH

If you're looking to add a Siberian Skinner to your collection, or if you're looking for a great vintage knife, you might be interested in this one. 's a chance to own a historical vintage solingen knife that can be used on a daily basis. It has a great feel and would be right at home in dressing or skinning small and large game alike. This would also make a great knife for civil war, or western reenactors, or to use as a fighting knife.

These are somewhat scarce and are not too common anymore on Ebay, surfacing only about once a month on average. They are usually priced in the upper collectible knife ranges depending on the brand and condition. As Siberian Skinners go, this knife has been reasonably priced at a low starting bid for anyone who is interested in this vintage Siberian Skinner.

The blade has some very light sharpening marks, some light pitting but retains about 80% of the mirror polish. The blade had NOT been run through a grinder. Blade retention and blade shape is 100% No dings on edge and is very sharp. Knife is stamped " Siberian Skinner ", " York Cutlery " and " Solingen Germany " all on left side of blade.

Nice vintage stag handle, no cracks or dings with leather spacers and it has a great vintage stag patina to it (typical yellowish/bleached from age and storage) and it is all held together with a nickel silver guard and aluminum pommel. Retainer nut appears to have been tightened . The handle is tight, brass and leather spacers are in good shape.

The sheath is original, stamped" Made In Germany ", is made with black (hair on) calf or goat skin and has a red throat reinforcement and belt loop. Some of the hair has fallen off. Sheath has a hole at the tip on the back and a small slit in the front

> Excellent blade shape retention, good edge on it at this time.

> No nicks, no bends in blade.

> OVERALL LENGTH: 13 INCHES BLADE LENGTH: 8"

> This is a solid knife with a thick blade and hefty construction, A well balanced and comfortable knife.

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