The Boker Applegate-Fairbairn is an iconic dagger designed by Col. Rex Applegate, a World War II veteran who coordinated secret operations across Europe and was even part of President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s security detail. An amazing collector’s piece this Applegate-Fairbairn dagger is a Limited Production and numbered of 150 pieces.
Brand new, direct from Boker Knives, Solingen Germany.
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Blade: The double edge blade is made from a stunning Raindrop pattern Damascus which is made from steel from an original factory steam engine making this 150th Anniversary piece truly unique. The blade is marked with the years ‘1869’ and ‘2019’ along with the Boker Tree logo on the front of the blade and sharpened to a razor edge on both sides.
Handle: Mounted to the full tang blade are rugged smoked chestnut wood handles with a black spacer separating them from the silver double guard. Chestnut scales are used in tribute to the chestnut tree which grew on the original factory grounds and from which the classic tree logo was derived. The front scale is embellished with the Boker Tree Brand Shield in silver.
Includes a magnetic closure box for display and storage and Certificate of Authenticity.
Damascus: A high quality, carbon steel Damascus made with 180 layers of steel including a massive piece of the shaft of a transmission wheel from an original steam engine from the turn of the century Boker factory. The blade is formed in a beautiful Raindrop pattern with cutting performance similar to a basic carbon steel. Care is required to prevent corrosion.