Vintage Henckels Nail Clippers

J.A. Henckels is a Solingen, Germany based knife manufacturer that dates back to 1731. The company's Zwilling (twin) logo is known to be one of the oldest trademarks in the world. Throughout the company's history, it has made some of the world's finest pocket knives, kitchen knives, scissors & flatwear. In 1960 Henckels ceased their pocket knife production and started having other companies make knives for them on contract. Boker has been one of the main producers of more recent Henckels products.
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Vintage Henckels Nail Clippers

Postby outkast » Thu Sep 20, 2018 3:25 am

Not sure of the age on them but all the others on ebay have a different stamp. Seller said he think WWII era or earlier. Anyway I got them and still have a good cutting edge think I may actually carry them.

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Re: Vintage Henckels Nail Clippers

Postby kootenay joe » Thu Sep 20, 2018 11:13 am

Neat ! I would like to know when that design for a folding nail clipper was first used. After WW II sounds correct but might not be. Anyone know ?
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Re: Vintage Henckels Nail Clippers

Postby Sharpnshinyknives » Thu Sep 20, 2018 7:39 pm

outkast wrote:Not sure of the age on them but all the others on ebay have a different stamp. Seller said he think WWII era or earlier. Anyway I got them and still have a good cutting edge think I may actually carry them.

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A.G. Russells sells a modern version of this nail clipper. I used one for awhile. I found that the design is a little lacking. That fold up file wants to get in your way all the time.
A.G.has added a new clipper that is engineered like a regular nail clipper and cuts clean like this one does. The selling point is that it doesn’t crush your nail like regular nail clippers do, but cuts a clean edge. Both do that very well.
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Re: Vintage Henckels Nail Clippers

Postby Miller Bro's » Thu Sep 20, 2018 11:34 pm

Nice one!

I have a pearl handle model.
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Re: Vintage Henckels Nail Clippers

Postby kootenay joe » Thu Sep 20, 2018 11:44 pm

They look older than the O.P. one. Just an impression, nothing to back it up.
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Re: Vintage Henckels Nail Clippers

Postby outkast » Fri Sep 21, 2018 1:51 am

Miller Bro's wrote:Nice one!

I have a pearl handle model.


Nice I've seen some pearl Bokers


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