Old Dog Folding Hunter, Prototype, 4 1/4"

Ploppert, Tom
  • SKU: 11855

"Old Dog Folding Hunter" *Prototype.  

Reese Bose patterned this knife from a Cattaragus 1079 and as a tribute to Tony, named it the "Old Dog Folding Hunter" 

  • Rounded front Flush Joint
  • Blades + Springgs are PM 154 with bushings
  • 416 Integral Liners with milled blade relief
  • Premium Stag
  • Stainless Steel Shield
  • Both blades pivot around an aluminum/bronze bushing
  • Marked Prototype

Closed Lenghth: 4 1/4"
Blade Length 3 1/4"

Photography by Mitchell D. Cohen

The Story of the "Old Dog" Folding Hunter

The Old Dog Folding Hunter is a Cattaraugus 1079.
This was a knife on Tony Bose's desk he wanted to bring back to life.  Unfortuntely he passed before he was able to pattern + build it.

Just recently Reese Bose patterned this knife.  As a tribute to Tony he named it the "Old Dog" Folding Hunter. 

It is very unique that it is a rounded flush joint.

Tom Ploppert admired Reese's work and he was kind enough to share the pattern with Tom. 

This is Tom's Prototype.


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