Established in 1751 in Suhl, Thuringia, J.P. Sauer & Sohn is the oldest existing hunting arms manufacturer in Germany. In celebration of their 270 year anniversary, the company has released a limited edition knife. This knife is made by German knife maker PUMA to Sauer’s specifications. As noted by Sauer, like in the case of their firearms, creating lasting values for generations was the motivation for making this Sauer exclusive knife.
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J.P. Sauer & Sohn 270 Years Anniversary Knife is based on the PUMA White Hunter fixed blade full tang knife. The blade of this knife is made of 1.4116 stainless steel and is hardened to 55-57 HRC Rockwell C scale hardness. The handle is made of the same burl walnut as the furniture of premium Sauer rifles and features an inlaid Sauer logo medallion. The guard is made of aluminum. The knife comes with a saddle leather sheath that has Sauer’s “wild man with a club” logo embossed into it. The blade is 155mm (6.1″) long and has a 5mm (.200″) thickness. The overall length of the knife is 270mm (10.6″) and it weighs 240 grams (8.5 oz).
J.P. Sauer & Sohn 270 Years Anniversary Knife is available through the company’s webshop at €399. The price includes the VAT and shipping. There are only 270 of these knives made and each knife has a 001 – 270 serial number.
In addition to the knife, J.P. Sauer & Sohn will be also offering anniversary editions of their rifles (Model 100, 101, 303 and 404) that feature custom furniture, finishes and pistol grip caps with the “wild man with a club” logo. To learn more about the company’s history, click here.
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