Posted September 21, 2011 by Howard
Boker 2011 Annual Damascus Collectors Folding Knife
Boker Knives is a company that does a lot of things and does a lot of them right. Their damascus knives are world class collectibles that the KnifeCenter has featured them since the mid 1990′s and we have collectors around the world ordering them in. This 2011 annual folding knife issue is outstanding. It features a thick liner, raindrop style damascus blade and gorgeous desert ironwood handle. This is a timeless beauty.
You can see them (while they last) at www.knifecenter.com
Here is the full description from Boker Knives, Solingen, Germany:
The annual Boker Damascus Collectors Piece breaks new grounds. The 2011 model is based on the custom design “Thorn” from Mississippi knifemaker Jim Burke, whose designs so far have been more on the tactical side of knifemaking. The Thorn inherits elements of this, but is nevertheless a real gentleman’s knife with elegant, flowing lines. The blade, with a thickness of more than 1/8″, is made of hand forged stainless Damascus (300 layers), showing the “Raindrop pattern”, forged by Damascus forger Chad Nichols. The elegant brushed stainless steel bolsters blend perfectly with the Damascus blade, and the desert ironwood scales provide a most appealing look. The blade is opened with the characteristic nail nick and locks with a liner lock. With lanyard hole (no pocket clip). Limited to just 999 pieces worldwide. Blade length: 2 5/8″. Overall length: 6 1/4″. Weight: 3.6 oz. Made in Solingen, Germany.