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Home Products Forged Hunter

Forged Hunter

by Ruana, Rudy

SKU 1438

Date Added 12/10/2004

# Available This product is out of stock

Price $795.00

Overview

Gorgeous example from when Rudy was making'em for serious Hunters and Trappers all over the United States. Rudy's knives are growing in demand every year and smart collectors are snatching them up when they find them. This beauty has the "M" stamp which dates it between '62 and '83. This one shows signs of handling, evidenced by a few scratches on the blade and wear on the handle but it is still a looker after all these years. Don't miss out on this one. Blade Steel: Forged Steel

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About the Maker

Ruana, Rudy
Ruana, Rudy

In 1938, Rudy Ruana began making knives in a small Montana shop. His family members are still hand-crafting Ruana Knives in the same shop today. In 1964 Ruana’s son-in-law, Vic Hangas left a job with a phone company and put his artistic talents to work, joining Ruana in the business. Hangas’ son Mark began working at the company in 1976. In 1983, Ruana retired at the age of 80 and sold the business to the Hangas family. In 1984 Mike Hangas joined his brother and Dad and the business was incorporated. Rudy Ruana passed away in April of 1986. He was honored by being posthumously inducted into the American Bladesmith Society Hall of Fame in 1997 and Blade Magazine’s Cutlery Hall of Fame in 2002.

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