"I sold the one with the "R" and pipe smoker on it. Does anyone know anything about the one with W?C on it. I have some old silver pocket watches and they use a similar marking system which has 3 to 4 marks."
"I would agree with Mark. Definitely appears German and I know I have seen that stamp before. The latest "re-edition" of Anthony Carter's book is excellent and now I'll have to check it myself as I am curious which one…"
"Interesting, the master tang stamp is styled to look like pseudo hallmarks.
Based on past experience, the R probably stands for Rostfrei (stainless) and the knife is probably of German origin. Chances are the markings are ID'd in Anthony…"