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Collector's Knife with Tirpitz Damascus and Mammoth Ivory

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Collector's Knife with Tirpitz Damascus and Mammoth Ivory

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  • A rarity – only three of a kind! A straight-edge all-purpose knife for hunters and collectors alike.
  • Blade made of historic steel recycled from the 1944 sunken German battleship Tirpitz.
  • 320-layer Damascus steel produced by Markus Balbach using an elaborate and complex welding technique.
  • Valuable handle made from mammoth ivory.




    Eco-friendly Recyclable

  • Extraordinary 320-layer Damascus steel from the armor plates of the capsized German battleship Tirpitz.
  • This non-stainless, high-alloy steel was recovered by a Norwegian and German company in 1948-57 at the wreckage site. It is being used for scientific purposes as well as for space travel.
  • The Damascus steel for this knife was manufactured by Markus Balbach, a renown German blacksmith, and was folded into 320 layers by using an long-established forge welding method.
  • The ferrules are made of nickel silver, lending a noble touch to the knife's appearance.
  • The handle is made of mammoth tusk, which provides high quality, carvable ivory and displays a uniquely characteristic cross-hatching pattern.
  • The sheath is made of traditionally-crafted hand-stitched saddle leather. Solely plant-based substances are used during the tanning process.
  • Each knife is unique and comes with its own serial number and is delivered with a certificate of authenticity for the Tirpitz steel.
  • Color:
    • Handle: ivory
    • Leather sheath: brown
  • Technical Specifications:
    • Total length: 8.58 inches (218 mm)
    • Blade length: 4.09 inches (104 mm)
    • Blade strength: 0.138 inches (3.5 mm)
    • Hardness: 61 – 63 HRC
    • Pattern: wave Damascus

Disclaimer: None of our knives are produced with elephant ivory, but is derived from Mammoth. This is in accordance with recent United States legislation banning the commercial trade of elephant ivory.  Further information can be found here.