Rare limited edition issue of the famous Applegate-Fairbairn dagger hand-finished in 2000 by Boker in Solinhen, Germany. The blade is made of special-order beautifully patterned “Odin’s Eye” ATS-34/SanVik Damascus steel. The steel is just as unique as it is beautiful – it consists of 180 layers of tool-grade ATS-34 steel sandwiched between Swedish SanVik steel, resulting in one of the kind blade with unique characteristics.
The dagger is about 9″ / 23 cm overall; dual-edge blade is about 4-7/4″ / 12.3 cm; original edge is razor-sharp; the tip is intact. The handle is exotic Rosewood; the mirror-polished guard is serial-numbered 090/300. The set is in absolute mint condition, complete with the original presentation wood box, matching serial-numbered COA is in German, Bocker’s care instructions, and the registration card.
This 2000 limited addition Applegate-Fairbairn dagger with rare Damast blade was limited to just 300 pieces world-wide; catalog-listed original retail price for the set was $525 twenty years ago. Included with the set are pages from 2000 A.G. Russell Knives and Boker catalogs. This limited edition AF dagger type is VERY hard to find today, especially with the original retail packaging included. This is a true rarity and a great find for any AF daggers collector; don’t miss your chance to add this vintage Boker Germany Applegate-Fairbairn damascus dagger to your collection!
This vintage Boker Germany Applegate-Fairbairn damascus dagger has not been cleaned or tampered with in any way, it’s in 100% original “as is” condition; these are the actual photos. We have a few more vintage European knives, as well as WW2 era combat knives and bayonets, scarce WW1 and WW2 fighting daggers and trench knives from other countries available for sale – please take a look in our Militaria section.
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