Mint 1988 Puma 11 3599 Hirschfänger (Deer Catcher) With Stag Handles With Leather Sheath In Presentation Box & Puma Gold Tag
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Mint Puma 11 3599 Hirschfänger / Deer Catcher knife. The model number is 11 3599. This knife has a genuine stag handle with lots of character. The Puma guarantee control number is 27282. This indicates each knife was hand made in the 2nd half of 1982 at Puma Werks in Solingen, Germany.
The Hirschfanger (deer terminator) 3599 was developed under the supervision of the Oberforstmeister (Chief of Forestry), Walter Frevert, whose name is on the base of the blade. It is also known as "Cutlass", in the United States.
Walter Frevert acted as Oberforstmeister (Head Forester) of the Bialowieza forest of Poland and Belarus during the reign of the Third Reich and the Black Forest of Germany in the post-war period. Frevert lent his forestry expertise to Puma beginning in 1953 and contributed to the design of various Puma hunting knives before his death in a hunting accident in 1962. This knife is a literally shining special-edition example crafted while Frevert’s name was held in high regard for his forestry and hunting expertise
The Hirschfanger which means more or less, to dispatch a fallen stag deer, after it has been shot during a hunt. This is the purpose of the knife. It's design is attributed to Walter Frevert, Oberforstmeister, (Chief of Forestry) of Germany for many years. It is one of the four "Puma Sidearms" along with other Puma models such as the Nimrod, the Rudemann and the Waidblatt.
The handle is genuine stag. The handle on the Hirschfänger has a mirror polished brass butt plate as well as the mirror polished brass finger guard. The Hirschfänger blade was made from German stainless steel. It was made of the special carbon steel alloy named PUMASTER, patented by PUMA, Solingen.
It was made of the special carbon steel alloy named PUMASTER, patented by PUMA, Solingen.
It was highly considered because of its strength and durability, out of the long lasting razor sharpness. These knives were individually hand made, from the billet to the final finish, with the fine workmanship that made Solingen and Puma famous in the world.
The Hirschfänge knife measures 15" overall with a 9 3/4" blade.
The front tang is stamped: 11 3599 PUMA GERMANY.
The rear tang is stamped: GEBRAUCHS - HIRSCHFANGER - NACH FREVERT - OBERFORSTMEISER - HANDGESCHMIEDET
This knife comes in the factory wood presentation box with the factory guarantee control gold tag, and the gold Puma booklet. Each Puma knife was hand made in Solingen Germany at Puma Werks. Puma makes one of the highest quality knives made. The Hirschfänger knife also comes with a genuine black Puma leather sheath.
This is a chance to own a great piece of Puma cutlery history.
Note: The Puma plaque is not included with the knife.
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