The date stamp is 22881. This knife was made in the 1st half of 1988. The model number is 17 6362. The knife is over 30 years old. This is a chance to own a great piece of Puma cutlery history.The blade is stainless steel and the handles are red rubber for a good grip in the water. This knife measures 10" overall with a 6 3/4" blade. The front of the hunting blade is etched. 17 6362 HANDMADE - PUMA MARINER - GERMANY STAINLESS. The knife has the genuine "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. The Rockwell sticker is also still on the knife. The etching on the Blade is Full & Clear. It also comes with the factory papers. This Puma knife was hand made in Solingen Germany in 1988. It is truly a nice vintage Puma knife that was made to the the highest quality in Solingen Germany. 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. Contact: We value your feedback.
The knife handles are derived from dropped deer antlers. The item "1988 Puma 6362 Vintage Mariner Knife & Sheath Red Handle With Tag in G / Y Box" is in sale since Wednesday, February 27, 2019. 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.
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