Summary: one of Jim’s first AEB-L stainless steel creations. He’s only done a handful of these SS knives and I have five of them for sale. Wicked sharp, awesome to use and perfect for collection / investment purposes. 6 photos for review, both the knife and sheath are in mint condition.
From the maker:
“This Treeman Stainless Steel Trout & Deer is made from high quality old school AEB-L stainless steel. These are the first stainless blades to come out of the Treeman Shop. About 0.125 thick and hardened to 60RC. Blade length is about 4" long with choil for added ease of sharpening. These blades cut like razor blades, AEB-L has been commonly used in fine cutting tools, such as razors, scapels and fine culinary cutlery. Stamps include, Treeman Anvil, NEW USA-21, and a "S" to signify the use of Stainless steel not to be mistaken for the lazy "S" we use to signify studebaker spring steel. The silver soldered guard is nickel silver. Spacers are black, brass, aluminum, dark blue, red and double brown canvas. The handle is fossilized walrus ivory, shaped to fit the hand nicely. OAL is about 7.875" long. The russet brown belt sheath has a premium beaver tail panel with heavy duty stitching and stainless steel hardware.”