George Herron Model 1 Cocobolo Hunter
George Herron was a pioneer in the custom knife industry. George was known for his designs, quality, and fit-and-finish. He specialized in stock removal Hunters, Skinners and Fighters. He also made a number of lock-back and slip-joint folding knives. He was a past president of the Knifemakers Guild, and founded the South Carolina Knifemakers Guild. In 1987 he was inducted into the Blade Cutlery Hall of Fame. He has a well established collector following. The knife community lost George Herron when he passed away in 2007.
This George Herron Model 1 Hunter features a mirror polished ATS-34 stainless steel blade, with a full tapered tang. The handle is Cocobolo wood, with black liners. The single finger guard and pins are nickel silver. Includes a pouch-type brown leather sheath. The knife is serial number 1555, as stamped on the bottom of the tang, as well as etched on the back of the sheath. This knife was previously owned, and in excellent, unused condition. There are some fine micro scratches on the blade and guard from insertion / removal from the sheath. There is no pouch.
Condition: Previously owned. Excellent.
Never used, carried or sharpened
- Overall length: 7 3/4"
- Blade length: 3 1/2"
- Handle length: 4 1/4"