1968 Puma 11 6397 Hunters Pal Knife With Stag Handles & Leather Sheath Mint In Puma Green & Yellow Box. PLEASE DO NOT MISS YOUR CHANCE TO OWN THIS FINE PUMA COLLECTIBLE!
1968 Puma Hunter's Pal Full Tang Knife with Stag handles. This knife was hand made in Solingen, Germany. The Puma model number is 11 6397. The guarantee control number is 20681. This indicates it was hand made in the 1st quarter of 1968 at Puma Week's in Germany.
This is a chance to own a great piece of Puma cutlery history. The blade is German Pumaster steel and the handles are genuine stag with two brass rivets. The finger guard is polished brass. This knife measures 8" overall with a 4 1/4" blade.
The front of this knife blade is etched: 11 6397 HANDMADE - PUMA HUNTER'S PAL - GERMANY HIGH CARBON STEEL. The knife includes the "Puma Proof Mark" on the blade: a small dot or ping on each blade was made with a diamond pointed needle, part of the Rockwell blade quality testing. It has a 4 1/4" German stainless steel blade and is 8" overall length. The blade has a full and clear etch.The knife also comes with a genuine embossed leather sheath in the factory Puma green / yellow box with papers. The stag handle is nice with character. This Puma knife was hand made in Solingen Germany. It is truly a nice Puma knife that are made to the the highest quality in Solingen Germany.
The green Puma plaque is not included with the knife. Puma was formed on the Wupper River in 1769, PUMA has set the standard that Established Solingen, Germany as the world's premier knife manufacturing center.
PUMA has been distributed in the United States since 1957 and has established a strong reputation for high quality hunting, sporting and gentleman's knives. Hunters and craftsmen know and trust PUMA's performance, heritage and technology. The highest grades of stainless steel, innovative designs, genuine stag handles and traditional German craftsmanship are why PUMA knives are considered at the top of every major ranking class hunting and sporting knives. On May 26th the name "PUMA-Werk, Lauterjung und Sohn" is written down on the Solingen register of companies. So PUMA got known internationally before the II.During the second World War the production is put under the authority of the war industry. Return to the civilian production of pocket- and household knives. In cooperation with top forestray commissioner Walte Frevert, a numerous PUMA classics are developed (Waidbesteck, Jagdnicker, Waidmesser, universal hunting knife and hog spear). The bloodhound leader Tassius designs the Rüdemann and the Wildtöte. PUMA develops the model White Hunter for the East african hunting organization. PUMA introduces the number system. Every model gets an examining number of its own, incl. Guarantee exercise book, with production year. Renate von Frankenberg takes over the management in the PUMA-Werk.
Oswald von Frankenberg and Ludwigsdorf dies and leaves an economically highly profitable and internationally recognized enterprise behind. Sale of PUMA-Werk to the Solinger family Hindrichs. Harald Lauer, already active in the enterprise since the end of the seventies, becomes Managing director of PUMA-Werk.Under his management new production methods are forced, e. CNC controllers and laser technology. Sale to businessman Heiner Hiepass-Aryus and removal to the modern industrial area "Aufderhöhe". Next to the classic line PUMA offers its customers a series of very qualitative knives in traditional design under the label "PUMA IP" (PUMA I nternational P roduction). With "Puma TEC" the company completes its knife program with economically attractive, fixed blade and folding knives in a modern look. PUMA celebrates its 240 year company anniversary. In honor of the anniversary, new hunting knives series arise in classical PUMA style which modified according to the latest ergonomic knowledge.