We’ve been good this year, so I don’t think we have to worry about Krampus. To celebrate, we picked out four German knives that we want for Christmas. If you’re into that classic German build quality and some ridiculously sharp blades, check out these four great knives.
Boker Beer Barrel Stockman
Beer and Boker – both have a long history and tradition of being made with quality in mind. Boker made this series to pay tribute to both. The Beer Barrel Stockman comes with a German beer barrel wood handle and carbon steel blades. For such a classic pattern, this is one stockman that really stands out.
Features: Carbon steel blades with old time “Tree Brand” master etch. Genuine German beer barrel wood handle. Brass liners. Solid nickel silver pins, bolsters, and shield. 2-15/16″ Clip point blade. 2-1/16″ Sheepsfoot blade. 1-15/16″ Spey blade. 4″ Closed length. Made in Germany.
Puma Germany Hunter’s Pal
If you’re looking for a classic German hunting knife, the Puma Germany Hunter’s Pal is sure to fit the bill. It comes with a stag handle, stainless drop point blade, and traditional leather sheath. The Hunter’s Pal is where form meets function in one great knife.
Features: Stainless steel blade. Full tang construction. Genuine stag handle. Brass guard and rivets. 4-1/8″ Drop point blade. 5/8″ Blade width. 8″ Overall length. Leather belt sheath included. Made in Germany.
Pohl Force Charlie One Outdoor
The Pohl Force Charlie One Outdoor is a robust all-around knife that will perform in many situations. This one knife can go from opening boxes and letters during the week to making kindling and filleting a fish on the weekend. The D2 blade and one piece construction boasts impressive durability while maintaining a low weight of only 120 grams.
Features: One-piece D2 steel construction. Rockwell hardness of 59. Handle notches to support a safe grip. Weight to only 120 grams. Shackle opener built in handle. Lanyard hole with 50cm of flex-cord. 3-1/2″ Clip point blade. 8″ Overall length. Kydex belt sheath with heavy duty nylon storage pouch. Certificate of authenticity included.
Hen & Rooster Medium Lockback
The Hen & Rooster Medium Lockback features a stag handle and genuine Solingen steel blade. Its lockback design firmly locks the blades in place and its smaller size fits easily in your pocket. Overall, this knife has the design of a workhorse but the looks of a collectable. It would make a great EDC for a gentlemen that isn’t afraid to get his hands dirty.
Features: Solingen steel blade. Stag handle. Brass liners. Nickel silver pins and bolsters. Antique brass shield. 2-5/8″ Clip point blade. 3-1/2″ Closed length. Made in Germany.
These knives represent just a small number of authentic German knives left on the market. If this is your style you can always check out others from these German brands. If you’re on the hunt for some of these knives, I’d start right here.