Vasco da Gama – FES Survival knife

4 de March de 2013

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vasco-da-gama_01A curious survival knife

Blade: Stainless-steel, partialy serrated, with bottle opener.
Handle: Plastic
Sheath: Plastic
Tang stamp: Vasco da Gama, FES, Rostfrei
Origin; Unknown, Germany?
Period: Late 1980’s early 90’s
Info: Curious knife. It has a latin name, mixed with german technical info. The construction is average, but the blade seems better than average. Often associated with a somehow similar model stamped “Marco Polo”. Not much information about it on the web.

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  1. Benji says:

    FERDINAND EVERTD UND SOHN SOLIGEN, same Generation with the MARCO POLO SURVIVAL KNIFE. Very popular in Germany and Austria. The RAMBO KNIVES fashion help a lot on the knives industry late 80’s and 90’s!

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