1806 – Lot 24 – Hunting knives


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A rare vintage A/S HELLE FABRIKKER NORWAY Hunting knife 18/8 HIGH CARBON EDGE, the blade L125mm, together with a handmade Hunting knife by Iisakki Järvenpää Finland. Blade in stainless steel, length of blade is 80mm, the handle in birch. Both knives in leather belt sheaths. (4)

Prov.: MSP29

Starting Price: €70   Estimate: €70-120

In 1879, Mr. Iisakki Järvenpää founded the knife factory in Kauhava, Finland, which bears his name. The Finnish factory Iisakki Järvenpää was a supplier to the Russian tsar’s court until 1917. When Finland was founded in 1917, Iisakki Järvenpää became a supplier to the Finnish army. Even today, graduates of Finnish officers’ schools receive as a symbolic gift a knife Iisakki Järvenpää at the end of their studies and during their subsequent withdrawal from active military service.