Here is a nice early vintage PUMA SOLINGEN ROSTFREI / ABERCROMBIE & FITCH CO. MADE IN GERMANY hunting/ boot knife with a stag handle and its original sheath. These are commonly referred to as nicker knives or Bayernmessers/ Fahrtenmessers in Germany. The knife is in excellent condition overall.The blade appears to have been very lightly sharpened, but you can only really see it with a magnifying glass. The Abercrombie and Puma etches are fully intact.
The metal throat is tight, and the pommel/ end has an extremely tiny bit of movement. The one piece stag handle is nice, tight and crack/ chip free. The sheath has some scuffing/ wear to the leather's surface, but it is crack free and solid. It's back stitching is all intact. Both metal end pieces are tight and crack free.
The knife measures about 8 5/8. " with a 3 7/8" blade. The item "Vintage Early PUMA SOLINGEN ABERCROMBIE & FITCH Stag Boot Hunting Knife + Sheath" is in sale since Wednesday, December 28, 2016.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Knives, Swords & Blades\Collectible Fixed Blade Knives\Vintage Fixed Blade Knives\Factory Manufactured". The seller is "keen-99" and is located in Monroeville, Pennsylvania. This item can be shipped to United States.