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YeahKnivesAreCool
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I need help identifying this knife

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I had just gotten this knife from an antique store, and I have no clue to when it was made, nor the company.
The only markings are on the front (Fish Knife) and on the blade (Made in West Germany).
Could someone please help me out?
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You need to post pictures if anyone would be able to help you with info on your knife.
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Yes pictures please, so someone can identify.
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I'm trying to add a photo, but it keeps saying the photo is too big to add.
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Then, make the photo smaller.
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Ok, added photos
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Looks like an old imperial, maybe made in the 60's
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sammy the blade wrote:Looks like an old imperial, maybe made in the 60's
I think sammy is correct on the Imperial, I had one with yellow scales in the 70s? And the other only difference was mine was made in Ireland.
I don't think they are a big dollar knife if that is what you wanted to know. Might be worth $5.00 to $20.00 (mint) in my opinion,hope this helps.
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With a German make stamp, I would guess JOWIKA cutlery.
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It could have been made by one of dozens of German cutlers.
It's an early post WW2 knife, meant to be exported and sold to Americans.
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