Gift set anchor knife
Well-composed Gift Set by the Otter Smithy – Complete with the Famous Anchor Knife.
Among the Solingen forge’s pocket knives, the anchor knife has long been one of the classics. The knife handle made of bone – with the typical brass anchor set in and ground flush – plus the blued horseshoe blade made of carbon steel for the pulling cut are the distinctive features, you’ll recognize immediately. We offer the anchor knife by Otter in a gift set that includes a matching leather holster, a piece of a Belgian sharpening stone and Ballistol universal oil for knife care.
In order to reduce stresses in the steel and thus prevent the material from breaking, steel is often blued after hardening (this is also referred to as tempering). For this purpose, the material is heated and then cooled again - the hardness of the steel decreases somewhat, but at the same time it also loses some of its brittleness and becomes tougher. During bluing, the material surface oxidizes and, depending on the tempering temperature, special tempering colors are formed. From about 300 ° C, for example, a bluish coloring is formed, as can be seen in our anchor knife.
At Otter, cutlery has been manufactured since 1840, and even today they rely mainly on manual labor.
The blade of the knife is blued on the surface. The blue sheen may wear off over time in use.
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