Rare Vintage Gutmann Explorer Stag-Handled Damascus Guthook Hunting Knife!

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  • Item Category: Militaria & Weapons
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Dec 28, 2011
  • Channel: Auction House

NOTE: The knife will be shipped insured which is included in the shipping costs. I'll cover any additional insurance required by the purchase price. Please note that the shipping terms are five business days. I usually get things out much quicker, but due to health issues (Multiple Sclerosis) I have to allow for the occasional days when I'm not able to do much. Keep this in mind if trying to contact me as well. I will respond but at times it may take a bit longer.

Offered for your consideration is a very unusual vintage Explorer damascus guthook hunting knife from Gutmann Cutlery Co. Gutmann Cutlery was a large importer of quality knives that began operations in the late 1940's, although they didn't start importing from Germany until 1950. From the 1950's through about the 1980's, Gutmann imported knives primarily from Solingen, Germany and later began importing knives from Italy and Japan. Their knives were always of excellent quality and they tended to select high-quality makers. Their best known German brands were Edge Brand and Edge Mark. Their Explorer line included some of their finest knives and earlier Explorers (like this example) are of exceptional quality. These knives are of excellent quality and are really "sleepers" when it comes to the performance and value they offer. They're also not cheap knives by any means
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