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Any information on this knife?

Postby Kase's Kutlery Plus » Sun Jul 21, 2019 8:04 pm

I think the blade reads TA VORTRI FFLICH BERLIN FRIEDRICHSTR. 87. Seems to be well made. Any information would be greatly appreciated.

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Re: Any information on this knife?

Postby knife7knut » Mon Jul 22, 2019 12:05 am

It looks like it says,"A.VORTREFFLICK 87 Freidrichstrasse(Frederick Street).
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Re: Any information on this knife?

Postby kootenay joe » Fri Jul 26, 2019 4:03 pm

The name is likely that of a merchant in Berlin who ordered a run of knives, not the manufacturer who likely was located in Solingen.
It is an old 'fancy' (pearl handles) German multi-blade. Could be as old as early 1900's. Even if it was in close to mint condition the value is low because few people collect vintage German knives.
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