Otter-Messer Anchor Sailor's Knife Dark Wood Special
This simple but extremely rugged pocket knife is produced by Otter-Messer, makers of high quality knives in Solingen, Germany since 1840. Otter-Messer, which translates to "Otter Knives," manufactures simple and strong pocket knives finished with dark hardwood or rosewood scales. All of their products are handmade—ground, stropped (straightened with a leather strap), and polished—in their small factory. The otters who lived in the streams and brooks next the little factory inspired the both the logo and the name. Today Otter-Messer knives are fitted with C75 carbon steel blades, but the knives are still manufactured and stropped by hand.
This brass-anchored sailor's knife is a good example of the quality of Otter-Messer knives. Boasting a curved blade for control, a weatherproof hardwood handle and the iconic anchor inlay, it is functional for a number of applications. Its broad Sheepsfoot blade is descended from nautical knives, since the absence of a straight pointed blade makes stabbing incidents less likely - useful for the turbulent nature of the sea and the turbulent demeanor of shanghai'd or indentured sailors... as well as for those of us landlocked and accident prone.
Specifications & Care
- C75 Carbon Steel
- Beautiful African dark wood handle
- Striking brass rivets and anchor inlay
- Blunt tipped sheepsfoot blade - ideal for safety and cheese spreading
- Handmade in Solingen, Germany
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