FINLAND vintage Puukko Hunting knife 5.5 blade, paper birch handle, orig sheath
A well-made vintage puukko style hunter-skinner likely made circa 1960th-1950th. The blade was "etched-signed" on one side long ago but the maker's name is mostly unreadable now. Straight drop-point carbon blade and staked paper birch bark handle - Finland has always made some of the best traditional-style Puukko knives. This knife is about 10-1/2" / 26.7 cm overall; the blade is about 5-1/2" / 14 cm; it's engraved MADE IN FINLAND on one side. Stacked paper birch bark washers, wood pommel, and brass collar handle; all parts are tight with no pay; brass has a small crack. The edge has been lightly re-sharpened; it is razor-sharp still; the tip is intact. Original metal-tipped leather sheath is in great condition; all stitching and rivets are intact. FINLAND vintage Puukko Hunting knife 5.5 blade, paper birch handle, orig sheath. A well-made vintage puukko style hunter-skinner likely made circa 1950th-1960th. Finland has always made some of the best.
In the Scandinavian countries, the Lapp Puukko (knife) is well known and highly esteemed. The Lapland people live in a harsh and challenging environment; long ago they developed a multi-purpose survival knife - the Puukko. Puukko is comfortable working with gloves on or off; it is simple but practical, lightweight, durable and is made for day-to-day use.
This knife is about 10-1/2" / 26.7 cm overall; the blade is about 5-1/2" / 14 cm; it's engraved. Washers, wood pommel, and brass collar handle. All parts are tight with no pay; brass has a small crack. The knife has not been cleaned or tampered with in any way, 100% original condition; these are the actual photos.
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- Brand: Unbranded
- Handle Material: Wood
- Blade Material: Carbon Steel
- Tang: Rat-Tail
- Dexterity: Ambidextrous
- Blade Length: Over 5in.
- Features: Sheath Included
- Year: 1950th
- Authenticity: Original
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Finland
- Type: Hunting, Puukko
- Blade Type: Drop Point
- Blade Edge: Plain
- Modified Item: No
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Vintage: Yes