Linder – German Made Bowies

I’ve added several of the Linder Bowies today on our sister website: The American Bowie Knife Company

Linder is a German knife manufacturer located in Germany / Solingen. This manufacturer has a very long knife tradition and is one of the most popular German knife manufacturer. Linder knives stands for high quality knives for acceptable prices. Here you will get a lot of knife for low budget.

Contoured Cocobolo Bowie Knife

Contoured Cocobolo Bowie Knife

Big Eagle Bowie

Big Eagle Bowie

Original Bowie

Original Bowie

Deluxe Bowie

Deluxe Bowie

Stag Bowie II

Stag Bowie II

Stag Bowie Knife

Stag Bowie Knife

Kentucky Bowie

Kentucky Bowie

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Published in: on August 16, 2015 at 10:04 pm  Leave a Comment  
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Weidmannsheil Knives

Weidmannsheil Knives – Wilhelm Weltersbach

Founded in 1882 in Solingen, Germany, Wilhelm Weltersbach produced a diverse line of quality made pocket knives and fixed blade knives for the German and European market. Calling his brand “Weidmannsheil” which translates from the German as “good hunting.”

Weltersbach used both a Stag head’s shield and a Boar head’s shield as it’s logos.

At last, all the Weltersbach cutlers had died by 1991 and all out put of knives had stopped by 1994. In 1997 the Friedrich Olbertz cutlery firm help James F. Parker of Tennessee acquire the rights to the name Weidmannsheil and the knives were once again being produced by the Olbertz Cutlery Company in Solingen, Germany for Parker Cutlery.

Friedrich Olbertz Cutlery was founded in 1872, in Solingen, the famous city of blades in Germany. The company is managed by the fifth generation of family and produces many famous brands such as “Weidmannsheil,” “Bulldog Brand,” “Fight’n Rooster,” and “Carl Schlieper” to name a few.

Weidmannsheil 2

http://www.sonorandesertknives.com/weidmannsheil.html

Published in: on April 21, 2015 at 11:39 pm  Comments (2)  
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Damascus vs Solingen Steel: Which is Better?

I have had many people always ask me how strong is Damascus steel compared to other steels, well now I have an answer.

The following is taken from Dr. John Verhoeven, Metallurgist from his article on the Historical Account of Damascus steel

 

“There is a general myth in some of the popular literature that genuine Damascus steel blades possess outstanding mechanical properties, often thought superior to modern steels.  This idea was shown to be incorrect as long ago as 1924

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