i bought 4 of them and had some small issues with them and contacted Boker and below is the response,I did contact the wholesaler because they were advertising country of origin as Germany and forwarded the below ,they refunded my money
> You can send the bad knife to us at the address below with copies of these
> emails, and I will take care of it for you.
> The knives are hand finished in Germany from Chinese manufactured knives.
> All of the knives receive the same finish ing work as a Boker Germany knife.
> Terry Trahan
> Boker USA Product Specialist & Repair
> 1550 Balsam St
> Lakewood, CO 80214
> 1-800-992-6537 ext. 121