Found a boker stockman on roadside!

Discussion in 'Traditional Folders and Fixed Blades' started by Foilist, Jul 26, 2007.

  1. Foilist

    Foilist

    Dec 20, 2004
    It's like an omen, since I just ordered a Boker Copperhead as my first ever traditional knife.

    While out for a walk, I found a little 2 1/2" stockman pattern knife by the side of the rural road on which I live. It's a Boker with jigged brown bone scales. The pen blade is broken off at the base, but the sheepfoot and clip point are functional. Also, the shield/badge is gone. There's no rust, so I doubt it's been there for long.
     
  2. BJE

    BJE

    Apr 12, 2006
    Good find. I once found a brand new Ruger 9mm with two loaded clips at the top of my driveway.
     
  3. marcinek

    marcinek Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 9, 2007
    Hey Foilist! That's my Boker stockman! I just lost it...last week...on the side of a rural road...in Connecticut...by your house! Yeah, that's what happened!

    Please send it to me!
     
  4. JimMLa

    JimMLa

    179
    Mar 27, 2007
    Did it look like this?

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  5. Amos Iron Wolf

    Amos Iron Wolf

    Mar 7, 2006
    Good for you, Foilist! Cool that it was a Boker too, after you just ordered a Boker.
     
  6. waynorth

    waynorth Dealer / Materials Provider Dealer / Materials Provider

    Nov 19, 2005
    That's where I left that durn Ruger!! I'll send you the postage! Better yet, I'll be right over:D :D :D !
     
  7. vic2367

    vic2367

    Sep 15, 2006
    nice find guys,,
     
  8. RickW

    RickW Basic Member Basic Member

    154
    Nov 5, 2005
    If you want to use the knife you found, you can contact Boker and see about having the broken blade replaced. I believe they will replace a blade if the knife is in current production.The cost isn't very much.
    I had a blade replaced in a Boker I had several years ago, and was pleased with their workmanship.It took a while, as they sent the knife back to Germany, but I was willing to wait.
    Rick W
     
  9. Dr. Mudd

    Dr. Mudd

    Nov 7, 2006
    Nice find, Foilist. Must be some kind of cosmic force at work there. Although your Boker is quite usable as is, I tend to agree with RickW on sending it back to Boker and having the broken blade replaced. I'm sure there are other qualified people who can repair it, too, but be sure they really are qualified.
     
  10. SIRGALANT

    SIRGALANT Banned BANNED

    Mar 16, 2005
    and you didn`t think that was odd? perhaps it was used in a murder?
     
  11. sunnyd

    sunnyd Basic Member Basic Member

    Jul 17, 2004
    Absolutely super find there Foiliest!. Good for you. I love finding good stuff. I have found my fair share and then some while hiking, hunting, fishing, walking, ect.

    One of my best finds was when I was a young lad of about 9-10 and was ice skating on a small lake with my friends in Vienna, Virginia in the dead of winter. I remember it was snowing steadily, and as I went to sit down in the fresh snow on the bank of the lake to change out of my skates back into my boots, I looked down and saw a very faint glint of metal. As I brushed the snow away I realized it was a bail/shackle and attached to it was one of those push button auto-open Paratrooper pocket knives in day-glow orange. It had a spear blade and hook tool for the parachute para-cord. It was either a Schrade or Camillus,, I forget which now cause its been so long ago, 37 plus years now. But I do remember the knife being in brand new condition and functioning perfectly after a quick cleaning.. I thought I was the coolest kid going that day. All of us kids carried pocketknives(even some of the girls) in my group of pals back then, but no one had a "switch blade".. LOL!. Wish I still had it.

    Anyway Foilist, perhaps when you get a moment you could post a photograph of it here. It would fun to see it.
     
  12. BJE

    BJE

    Apr 12, 2006
    Yes, it was odd. I called the police station, but it was still cool to find a brand new pistol only a hundred feet from my house. The people who lost it were at the top of my driveway a day or two after I turned it in. I really didn't like the pistol anyway, the grip was too square.
     
  13. Dr. Mudd

    Dr. Mudd

    Nov 7, 2006
    No, man. We've got so many nice weapons over here that sometimes we just throw them away when we get tired of them. :D My buddy who lives about 3 miles away found a loaded Ruger 9 mm pistol in the middle of US-27 as he was leaving for work one morning. It had been run over by too many trucks in the night to still be operational, though. Since the frame was aluminum it was destroyed, but I tried to get it from him anyway. I wanted to send it back to the Ruger plant just for giggles to see if they would "repair" it.
     
  14. BJE

    BJE

    Apr 12, 2006
    Rugers sure like to run away from home. Too bad many end up as roadkill. At least I am not the only one who has found a lost Ruger.
     
  15. mp510

    mp510

    Mar 20, 2006
    Nice find. I have never found any knives that nice.
     
  16. People are tossing them out the car windows in CT?
     
  17. Foilist

    Foilist

    Dec 20, 2004
    I'm guessing a farmer dropped it while driving a tractor, or maybe someone on a bicycle.
     

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