George Herron Stag Hunter, Signed Sheath, Last Knife Made In 1999 (SOLD)
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 Hunter features a mirror polished ATS-34 stainless steel blade, with a full tapered tang. The handle is two very nice, and well-matched Natural Stag scales, with black liners. The single finger guard and pins are nickel silver. Includes a pouch-type brown leather sheath, signed by George Herron. The knife is serial number 2662, as stamped on the bottom of the tang, as well as written in ink on the back of the sheath. Also written in ink (by George), along with the serial number and his signature, is "Last Knife of 1999". Obviously, this knife had some significance to George when he made it. 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: 8 1/2"
- Blade length: 4"
- Handle length: 4 1/2"