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KA22 1897 Hammesfahr patent knife Hamburg Germany

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Current price : $220.00
Starting bid: $189.00
# of bids: 5
Closes: Auction is closed
Location: Wirtz, VA
Started: 7/20/2018 EDT
Ended: 7/28/2018 4:40:00 PM EDT
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KA22 Swedish Hammesfahr pocket knife with master blade and wire cutter.  Advertising Wilhelm R. R. Herthel, Hamburg, Spielbudenplatz  No. 27 / Grosskuchen-einrichtungen Telefon Nordsee 3512 Vulkam 4001 & 4216. Hammesfahr marks on blade as seen in photo


On January 20, 1897  Gottlieb Hammesfahr of Solingen, Germany obtained German Patent No. 93,264. for his rather ingenious method of making a knife with a long corkscrew. The worm pivots on a pin horizontally 180° on one half of the upper arm. It is then lifted into position. Also U. S. Patent No.. 610,530 of September 13, 1898 and British Patent No. 19,540 of August 24, 1897.


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