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Boker Great American Story Knives

Started Jun 8, 2014 0 Replies

I am seeking information about these knives. If anyone knows about them, please share.When were they produced? How many were in the series? Anything else known about them?ThanksContinue

Seeking Boker Damascus Annual Knives

Started this discussion. Last reply by Art Cooper Apr 21, 2015. 24 Replies

Of all the knives I collect, my favorite are these Damascus Boker Annuals. They began making these in 1980 and I have been able to acquire many at good prices because the market for them is low these…Continue

Tags: Damascus, Annual, Boker

 

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Ricky Ray replied to Art Cooper's discussion Franklin Mint 1989 Knife Collection Made by Boker in the group Boker Fans
Jan 12
Ricky Ray replied to Art Cooper's discussion Franklin Mint 1989 Knife Collection Made by Boker in the group Boker Fans
Jan 12
Kevin De Ceuster replied to Art Cooper's discussion Franklin Mint 1989 Knife Collection Made by Boker in the group Boker Fans
"Hello Ricky. I have al the information from the knives, also the keys from the boxes. Thanks for the repley. Kevin"
Jan 12
Ricky Ray replied to Art Cooper's discussion Franklin Mint 1989 Knife Collection Made by Boker in the group Boker Fans
"When new, this set also came with a pamphlet describing each knife in the set. I recently acquired one of the pamphlets. It is at my other house, but I will retrieve it tomorrow and scan it for all to see. It does not contain pricing information,…"
Jan 11
Dawn Kamp replied to Art Cooper's discussion Franklin Mint 1989 Knife Collection Made by Boker in the group Boker Fans
"I have just inherited from my brother, a bunch of impressive looking knives and the complete (framed 12 knives) of the Franklin Mint 1989 Knife Collection Made by Boker which has been in storage for the last 30 years. While most of them are…"
Jan 11
Jan Carter replied to Art Cooper's discussion Franklin Mint 1989 Knife Collection Made by Boker in the group Boker Fans
"Kevin, WELCOME! When your taking about value, it changes so rapidly these days that no one writes a book on it anymore.  Easiest way is to find what has sold recently and when your talking about a set, thats not easy.  This is what I…"
Dec 20, 2018
Ricky Ray replied to Art Cooper's discussion Franklin Mint 1989 Knife Collection Made by Boker in the group Boker Fans
"Still about the same: $40-$60 range each knife."
Dec 19, 2018
Kevin De Ceuster replied to Art Cooper's discussion Franklin Mint 1989 Knife Collection Made by Boker in the group Boker Fans
"Hello guys. Nice too meet you. sorry for my english, i live in Belgium and i have the full Franklin Mint, "Sportsman's Year Hunting and Fishing Knife Collection" Solingen, West Germany,1989 also with the cases. They are in Mint…"
Dec 19, 2018
Kevin De Ceuster replied to Art Cooper's discussion Franklin Mint 1989 Knife Collection Made by Boker in the group Boker Fans
Dec 19, 2018
Art Cooper commented on Michael D Sabol's group Boker Fans
"I have maxed out the display space in my knife room/office with 18 display cases on every spare inch of wall space. My collection is too large for me, because I like to keep my knives on display to appreciate again every day and space limitations…"
Jul 27, 2017
Art Cooper commented on Michael D Sabol's group Boker Fans
"Beautiful knife. I agree with you to leave the cross marks. One of the two I have in my collection also has these marks, so I think they are from the original maker. This knife first showed up, as far as my catalogs show, in 2000 with cocobolo wood.…"
Jul 27, 2017
Art Cooper replied to Shruby0's discussion 1989 Franklin mint knife set in the group Boker Fans
"Very hard to estimate value. I purchased each knife separately and then an empty display case. The 12 knife set with the case was once listed on the internet at $1,000. That was about five years ago. What did you pay for your set? Collectibles from…"
Jul 25, 2017
Shruby0 replied to Art Cooper's discussion Franklin Mint 1989 Knife Collection Made by Boker in the group Boker Fans
"> Hi"
Jul 24, 2017
Art Cooper left a comment for Jan Carter
"Regarding the sale, a 20% discount is more than a bargain and discount should never go lower than that. Two thoughts I want to share and consider I am perhaps not a typical member as I have very limited areas of collecting: first, all items up for…"
Apr 23, 2015
Art Cooper replied to Billy Leung's discussion My first Boker knive in the group Boker Fans
"Beautiful knife. I think this is Olive Wood since the wood looks like the Evergreen Series of knives. That series was limited to 500 of each model with only 250 to be available in the US and the others to be sold in Europe. These were serialized so…"
Apr 21, 2015
Art Cooper replied to Art Cooper's discussion Seeking Boker Damascus Annual Knives
"As of today, I am missing the 1981 and the 1987, Annual Boker Damascus knives. Interested in buying or trading for them. If you have these, let me know what you are interested in."
Apr 21, 2015

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User/Collector
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Do you currently subscribe to any knife publication (offline)
No
How long have you collected knives?
11- 15 years
Favorite Kind of Knives
Boker Damascus Annuals
Boker Damascus Solingen made
Cold Steel
Gil Hibben Damascus
Silver Stag Damascus
About Me
Retired from public health administration and currently do some college teaching. Married with grown kids and grand kids.
Interests
Beside knife collecting, I am a sport shooting enthusiast and paddler.
Other Hobbies
Volunteer work with several community organizations

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At 8:46 on May 2, 2012, Joe Miller said…

Hi Art.  Welcome to iKC!

At 23:24 on May 1, 2012, Ron Cooper said…

I see that we share the same last name. Welcome aboard!

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