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Hickory n steel

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I am sure that Hoffritz was very much like Sears and Roebuck and was a Merchant Chain, I could be wrong it was a long time ago and that I read something about the Company
My bad, I just realized I was thinking of Olbertz.
Yes Hoffritz was as you described.

Somehow I confused the two because they're both German and end with a Z I guess.
 

Campbellclanman

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Yeah that podcast was fantastic- it actually helps you grow into the Book of Boker more - so, now don’t get me wrong - I don’t need encouragement to pick that book up - but after all the reading of that book - but from that Podcast there’s a lot that we all have learnt about the making of …., who wrote what section- the identification sections - Boker family details - just a very very good Podcast.

Both Neal and Ricky sounded like the very good people they are.
I don’t know Ricky at all but Neal is who I consider a mate ( a good friend ) of mine, and for him to have ties with Ricky says all I need to know about Ricky 👍

We are very blessed to have such people around us.
 

Jack Black

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Speaking of German knives, earlier today I listened to the most recent episode of the “Mark of the Maker” podcast, which featured Ricky Ray and Neal Punchard, authors of the book “Boker.” I found the episode to be very engaging.
If anyone wants a link, I added one to one of the Boker threads a couple of days ago :thumbsup:
 
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Campbellclanman

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Wow!!!
Gus - what a brilliant line up my friend- yes… watch those Cell handles - I hear that the 70’s and 80’s German cell goes off! I could be wrong but it rings a bell in a Celluloid discussion I was reading at some stage.
Love that Bright Leaf👍
 
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Un-Chained

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I just couldn’t walk past that trapper’s blades for price ratio… possibly a future recover if it goes off as it’s a knice one. Thank you Duncan!! I’ll see what else I may be able to dig up lol.
 

5K Qs

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Man that Stag Canoe is awesome. If AG had anything to do with it - it’s a darned good one my friend, Fighting Roosters are great knives too. Weird - I had some but sold them all years ago!
Thanks for your kind comments, Duncan. :)

Couple of Otter knives from me today.
The first is a Mercator Black Cat identical to ones already posted by others. Mine is probably my favorite lockback:
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The second is an Otter work knife with a hefty sheepsfoot blade. I don't think the blade opens as far as it should, but it is a bombproof beast of a knife:
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- GT
 
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