The Puma model number is 6377. The guarantee control tag is 42607.
This indicates the knife was hand made at Puma Werks in Solingen, Germany in the 2nd quarter of 1967. It has stag handles with lots of character. The PUMA White Hunter model was developed in 1956 in conjunction with the East African Professional Hunters Association to be the leading knife for big game hunting.
The Puma White Hunter, introduced in 1956, was in production for (8) eight years before the introduction of the Puma control number system. Production Code or Date Code was introduced in the 4th Quarter of 1964 to assist PUMA with quality control and product improvement processes.The White Hunter is the knife that made PUMA famous in the hunting knife market. It also earned them international recognition as a premier maker of quality production knives.
This recognition promoted rapid growth in exports. One of there largest markets was the United States. The knife has nice stag handles.The blade was made from German carbon steel. 10 1/2" overall with a 5 7/8" blade. The knife also comes with a genuine Puma original leather sheath.
The finger guard is made of mirror polished German silver. The blade is etched with: 6377. The knife comes in a green Puma pouch with a zipper and it is lined with black velvet and has a gold Puma logo embroidered on the front. It also comes with the factory leather sheath. This Puma knife was hand made at Puma Werks in Solingen Germany.
The knife includes the "Puma Proof Mark" on the blade: a small dot or ping on the blade was made with a diamond pointed needle. This is part of the Rockwell blade quality testing. This is a nice 1967 stag Puma 6377 White Hunter. This is a chance to own a great piece of Puma cutlery history.
The knife handles are derived from dropped deer antlers. The item "1967 Puma 6377 White Hunter Knife Stag Handles Leather Sheath Puma Pouch Mint A" is in sale since Thursday, June 10, 2021.This item is in the category "Collectibles\Knives, Swords & Blades\Collectible Fixed Blade Knives\Modern Fixed Blade\Factory Manufactured". The seller is "pdpratt" and is located in Athens, Tennessee. This item can be shipped worldwide.