Hunter

SKU
394468
Date Added:
10/17/19
# Available:
1
Price: $400.00 Sale Price: $345.00
Overview
This knife by John Nelson Cooper and Cliff Lenderman features straight back blade, .135" blade stock and .860" blade depth, hidden tang construction. The handle has brass guard and butt, brown canvas micarta handle. Comes with a tan leather sheath and nylon zippered case. Has some light scratches, otherwise excellent condition.
Product Details
  • Blade Length
    5.25
  • Overall Length
    10.125
  • Weight (oz)
    7.1
  • Source
    Previously Owned
Additional Specs
  • Knife Type
    Has Sheath, Hidden Tang
  • Blade Material
    Unknown
  • Blade Details
    Straight Back
  • Handle Material
    Metallic, Micarta
ABOUT THE MAKER
Cooper, John Nelson
John N. Cooper (1906-1987) The Cooper Knife is one of the oldest continually manufactured custom knives known. Beginning in 1924 when John Nelson Cooper, as a hobby, began making knives for the local townspeople of Tremont, Pennsylvania. Since that first knife, the Cooper Knife has evolved into a totally new patented process of manufacturing the sporting blade.The first knives were for the working farmer and housewives but as the popularity of a good serviceable knife grew so did his designs. Soon He was making a complete line of knives for hunters, police, military, fisherman, campers and the all around sportsman. Primarily using conventional methods of attaching the handle, it was noted that the acids and dirt would be built up around the tang and hilt area causing the knife to loosen and literally fall apart. Studying the problem, He developed a totally new method of assembling the knife into a solid, bonded unit. This involved welding, brazing and epoxy that left no joint open or that could be opened, in a lifetime or more of use. The process was so unique that it was granted two United States patents #3,481,038 and #3,595,104.
Lenderman, Clif
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