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I was given this knife by a lady who's late husband owned it.
It is a Robert Klaas made in Solingen Germany.
What baffles me is the shorter knife blade with sort of a duck bill at the end of it.
Any idea what this might be for or used on?


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It is to scrape things out of lug soles or horse hoofs........robin
 

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Just got the answer.
I contacted the company in Germany and was told that it is a Aufbruchklinge.
For non believers, that means gutting blade :D
 

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I could see it working for that if it was sharp. Quite an old knife you have there, if it could only talk. ;)
 

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Just got the answer.
I contacted the company in Germany and was told that it is a Aufbruchklinge.
For non believers, that means gutting blade :D
I would have said gutting, but it doesn't look sharp -- it looks dull and round.
Probably a variation of gutting blades I have seen or just the angle of the pic.
 

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Makes perfect sense.
I hunt. My first thought went to gut hook.
Gut hook for opening it up. Should be rounded and dull on the end so as to not cut into the vitals.
Capping knife for the close hide work. Bigger and rounder blade is nicer, but I have done several with a Buck Gentleman's pocket knife with a 3" blade. "Run whatcha brung."
Saw blade to separate the whole into manageable parts. Have used tree branch loppers a couple times. They work, too.
Cork screw to crack open the bottle to celebrate. Kind of small for a "Butt out."
I like it. Great hunting utensil.
Now you just need the deer and the bottle.

Great side pocket pack knife. Gets my vote. Stay sharp and Shoot straight. :cool:
 
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