Is this Boker Knife with Stag Handle original?

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Is this Boker Knife with Stag Handle original?

Postby vscience » Thu Jul 13, 2017 2:46 pm

Anyone know anything about this knife? The blade is marked Boker but the stag handle seems odd - like someone combined the blade with the stag handle after? Your input, comments or info is welcome. Thx!
Marked on blade:
"Boker
Hammer Forged
Stainless Steel
Made in USA"
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Re: Is this Boker Knife with Stag Handle original?

Postby jerryd6818 » Thu Jul 13, 2017 3:02 pm

I would say yes. Two reasons.

1.) Look at the feral where the handle and knife are connected. The grime, grit and rust (?) look original and the discoloration of the stag at that point looks undisturbed.

2.) The knife looks to be one half of a carving set (there would have also been a matching fork) and it was/is quite common for those to have stag handles.

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Re: Is this Boker Knife with Stag Handle original?

Postby rangerbluedog » Fri Jul 14, 2017 12:14 am

That's the real deal. Probably from the 1920s.
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Re: Is this Boker Knife with Stag Handle original?

Postby gsmith7158 » Fri Jul 14, 2017 1:11 am

It looks good to me. It was not uncommon for those carving sets to come with stag handles. Here's one I have.
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Re: Is this Boker Knife with Stag Handle original?

Postby vscience » Fri Jul 14, 2017 5:40 am

Wow! I really thought the knife was prob not the real deal. I appreciate the feedback and info. Many Thanks! ::tu:: ::tu::


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