Gerber History

In 1939 Joseph Gerber (advertising agency owner) had custom knife maker David Murphy make 24 sets of carving knife for some of his select customers. Catalog retailer Abercrombie & Fitch saw them and was so impressed with the quality of the knives they wanted to sell them. Thus was born Gerber Legendary Blades.
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MUD
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Re: Gerber History

Postby MUD » Wed Aug 31, 2016 10:04 am

Took a minute for me to find, but here ya are. Can't understand the rynite made from zytel thing. I thought they were different, from what I've read. That's the word from Gerber.
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Re: Gerber History

Postby deltaboy » Mon Jan 16, 2017 2:26 pm

When did the Gator come out I picked up mine 20 years ago at a closeout sale.
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Re: Gerber History

Postby AR Norby » Sat Mar 11, 2017 8:47 pm

I've got an LST II (discontinued) with a 2 5/8" blade, thumb stud, slightly different shaped Zytel handle with rubber inserts. Great knife! But what's the story? Why were they discontinued? Shoulda bought more while I had the chance.
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