Early Boker Knives

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Re: Early Boker Knives

Postby Yehuda » Wed Feb 15, 2017 10:38 pm

H. Böker & Co's Improved Cutlery swell end jack.
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Re: Early Boker Knives

Postby thegreedygulo » Thu Feb 16, 2017 4:22 am

Nice knives guys! ::tu::
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Re: Early Boker Knives

Postby Yehuda » Tue Feb 21, 2017 10:35 pm

Fairly decent.
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Re: Early Boker Knives

Postby tongueriver » Mon Feb 27, 2017 9:34 pm

Yes, indeed; nice knives! I don't have anything tiptop to show, but I just got this old one and it is making me happy until the GREEDY GULO sends me a few just to be knice. :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Early Boker Knives

Postby Yehuda » Tue Feb 28, 2017 12:10 am

tongueriver wrote:Yes, indeed; nice knives! I don't have anything tiptop to show, but I just got this old one and it is making me happy until the GREEDY GULO sends me a few just to be knice. :lol: :lol: :lol:
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If I run across a broken Böker with a good set of scales I'll clue you in. Thanks for sharing!!
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Re: Early Boker Knives

Postby Yehuda » Tue Feb 28, 2017 2:57 am

A grouping of my early Bökers.
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Re: Early Boker Knives

Postby thegreedygulo » Tue Feb 28, 2017 7:47 pm

Cal: There's still a lot of life left in that knife. You will be amazed at the quality of metal the blades have.
A pocket knife is still an intimate personal possession of the individual who carries it and consequently deserves the best of materials, finish and workmanship in its production. (Quoted from Boker's 1928 cutlery catalog).

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Re: Early Boker Knives

Postby tongueriver » Tue Feb 28, 2017 11:41 pm

thegreedygulo wrote:Cal: There's still a lot of life left in that knife. You will be amazed at the quality of metal the blades have.
I am sure that you are correct; I carry a 1950s Solingen Boker stockman and I love the way the blades sharpen and cut. I would never take one molecule off this old one; I love the bone; it is beautiful. So far I have not seen the really good old Bokers on ebay; they must be passing on another venue. Out here in the Rocky Mountain West, there are no flea markets and no knife shows. If you want a rifle, here is the place to buy, but knives? Nope.
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Re: Early Boker Knives

Postby Yehuda » Sat Mar 18, 2017 4:14 am

Just got this one. The model and tang stamps say it's an older knife but something just doesn't feel right about it. Maybe it's a lower end job.
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Re: Early Boker Knives

Postby Yehuda » Thu Apr 06, 2017 3:05 am

A 1930's stockman I got from muskrat man.
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Re: Early Boker Knives

Postby thegreedygulo » Thu Apr 06, 2017 3:40 pm

Nice knives Yehuda. ::tu::
A pocket knife is still an intimate personal possession of the individual who carries it and consequently deserves the best of materials, finish and workmanship in its production. (Quoted from Boker's 1928 cutlery catalog).

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Re: Early Boker Knives

Postby Yehuda » Thu Apr 06, 2017 4:34 pm

thegreedygulo wrote:Nice knives Yehuda. ::tu::

Thank you sir!
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Re: Early Boker Knives

Postby Yehuda » Mon May 01, 2017 9:24 pm

H Böker & Co's Improved Cutlery.
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Re: Early Boker Knives

Postby JohnR » Mon Jun 12, 2017 5:48 pm

Some beautiful Bokers shown in this thread. I've got a few older ones, all three are bone handles, smallest jack is just over 3" and the big one is 4 1/8".
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Re: Early Boker Knives

Postby tongueriver » Tue Jul 25, 2017 1:18 am

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