Antique1900 Continental rare novelty folding metal pen knife pocket knife. Rare'Lion Monument' Metal Figural Pocket Folding Knife Penknife. Vintage Germany Lion Lucerne Switzerland William Tell Pocket Watch Fob Knife Knives Antique. Which means will never rust...Like the US "Stainless Steel" stamps on our equivalent. Vintage Repoussé two blade Folding Pocket Knife. The Historical Lion of Lucerne, William Tell & Son. Stunning and highly intricate detail. The dying Lion figure, showing it's exposed spear sticking from it's side, while guarding with its mighty paw, the bourbon shield with the Fleurs-De-Lis of France.
Below the lion are the words: "Helvetiorum Fidel ac Virtuti" To the Loyalty and Courage of the Swiss. The other side is a medium raised relief of William Tell (carrying his cross bow) and his son. Tell" engraved below for "Wilhem Tell (Switzerland's National Hero and monument). Several German makers made these I believe. This knife has been very well taken care of, and probably never used, as all the intricate details would have been rubbed off by the hands of the owner If used frequently.
If you want more photos or have questions please inquire. Knife is by Hugo Herwig & Co.
Of Solingen, Germany, and features an image of the Lion of Lucerne monument on one side and William Tell on the other. The Latin motto at the base of the Lion Monument is dedicated To the Loyalty and Bravery of the Swiss, memorializing Swiss mercenaries in the French Revolution. One side depicting the impaled lion monument of Lucern.Its paw covering the French fleur-de-lis shield, next to him, the shield with the coat of arms of Switzerland, commemorating the Swiss guards who lost their lives during the 1792 French Revolution. On the other side, the image of William Tell, the Swiss symbol of resistance. A chapel and hills scenery behind, a deer motif on top. The blade shuts nicely with a strong snap. The item "1900 vintage Rare pocket pen knife william tell German Swiss 1792" is in sale since Sunday, July 12, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Knives, Swords & Blades\Collectible Folding Knives\Vintage Folding Knives\Factory Manufactured". The seller is "partiesandrecreation" and is located in Gurnee, Illinois. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, China, Sweden, South Korea, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Norway, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Colombia, Costa rica, Dominican republic, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Uruguay, Russian federation, Switzerland.