1976 Vintage Puma Graf von Frankenburg CK- 734 Knife With Exotic Engraved Handles Mint In Box. PLEASE DO NOT MISS YOUR CHANCE TO OWN THIS FINE PUMA COLLECTIBLE! This is a gorgeous mint 1976 Vintage Puma Graf von Frankenburg Knife with hand carved exotic very old handles. The knife is over 35 years old.This is a chance to own a great piece of Puma cutlery history. The blade is German stainless steel and the handles are hand carved with an intricate design on both sides of the knife handle. This knife measures 9 3/4" overall with a 5 1/2" blade. The knife blade is also intricately engraved on both sides.
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 5 1/2" German stainless steel blade and is 9 3/4" in overall length. The Graf von Frankenberg knife, Model CK-734, a very special knife bearing Serial # 566 of 734. The knife features, engraved bolsters, hand carved handles, acid etched oak leaf motif blade with gold inlaid etching.
It was produced in 1976 to commemorate the introduction of Christianity to Frankenberg, Germany in the year 734 A. This knife is serial number 566 of 734.
The head of PUMA-WERK at the time Otto von Frankenberg was a descendant of the founding family. When this knife was made it was considered to be the finest that the factory ever produced by PUMA. It is an absolutely beautiful knife with fine engraving on the blade and bolsters. It was Oswald who moved the production of bags and household knives at the PUMA factory to functional hunting, fishing, recreational and sports knives.
He collaborated with senior forestry master Walter Frevert and created many of the PUMA classic knives. This Puma knife was hand made in Solingen Germany in 1976. It is truly one of the most stunning Puma knife that has come from Puma Werks. It is truly a rare Puma knife that was made to the the highest quality in Solingen Germany.
The Puma knife comes in a very nice Puma green leather display case that is lined with green velvet. The knife comes with the factory certification papers and tag shield.The wood display stand 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 worlds 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 gentlemans knives. Hunters and craftsmen know and trust PUMAs 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. The traditional company provides a internet program "PUMA Individual" in which the customer can assemble his own original PUMA knife independently and individually.
All handle materials used for knife handles are manufactured and they are not from an endangered species. The knife handles are derived from dropped deer antlers.
The item "1976 Vintage Puma Graf von Frankenburg Knife Exotic Engraved Handles Mint & Tag" is in sale since Friday, July 27, 2018. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Knives, Swords & Blades\Collectible Folding Knives\Modern Folding Knives\Custom & Handmade". The seller is "pdpratt" and is located in Athens, Tennessee. This item can be shipped worldwide.