Subscribe to our Newsletter for exclusive offers!

Mercator Solingen K55 Black Cat Knife German, Carbon Steel, Army Issue

Customer Reviews 4.682 Read 44 reviewsWrite a Review
Part Number: K55
Manufacturer: Miscellaneous
Retail Price: $39.95
Our Price:
$29.95
You Save: $10.00 (25%)
Calculate Shipping

Mercator's Geman army issue Cat Lockback. 3.3" spear point blade made in Solingen Germany. The handle is black coated metal and the picture of the cat is etched in gold color. Carbon steel blade. Made in Germany.
Made in Germany
Made in Germany
The original steel Capital of the World: Solingen, Germany produces some of the best Kitchen knives and straight razors money can buy.
Steel Handles
Steel Handles
Stainless Steel knife handles provide strength and durability while using chromium oxide to create a rust-resistant barrier.
4.682 (44 reviews)
4.7 out of 5 stars
5 star
32
4 star
11
3 star
0
2 star
1
1 star
0
5 out of 5
Bob
Durham NC
Jun 23, 2014
Pros: Lock Type, Handle Material, Handle Feel, Blade Sharpness, Blade Material, Ease of Opening, Weight, Lock Ease of Use, Overall Quality
Cons: None
A Great Knife
After many years of carrying pocket knives, including several sebenzas, I have decided that my favorites are the mercator K55 and the opinel #8 - especially the K55. In terms of ease of carry (thinness), blade size, shape, and grind, I would guess that most people would find it ideal, even if it is not a one handed knife. The carbon steel takes a slightly better edge than the stainless, but both are good. There is a reason that the K55 has been produced and popular for about 150 years. It may not have fancy inlays, micro-precise machining or a pocket clip, but it is a beautiful knife in terms of overall design, practicality, and ease of use.
5 out of 5
Bill
GA.
Apr 16, 2014
Pros: Lock Type, Handle Material, Handle Feel, Blade Sharpness, Blade Material, Ease of Opening, Weight, Lock Ease of Use, Overall Quality
Cons: None
A Great Pocket Knife
One of the great things about this knife is that it is 4 3/8" long and you don't even know that it is in your pocket. And either the carbon or stainless steel is great. I have both. In 2010, Otter Messer, the maker of this knife, started making them with different colored handles. They are neat looking. Wish that KnifeCenter would start offering these also.
5 out of 5
C Anthony
Cape Cod Massachusetts
Apr 09, 2014
Pros: Lock Type, Handle Material, Handle Feel, Blade Sharpness, Blade Material, Ease of Opening, Weight, Lock Ease of Use, Overall Quality
Cons: None
The perfect jack knife
I am a carpenter and have been for 58 years , I know tools , and this is without a doubt the best all around pocket knife that I have ever owned . You never know that you are carrying it until you need it ,... There is something right about this knife , that is why it has sold faithfully for 150 years ..
Read all 44 Reviews »
Loading Reviews

© 1995-2014 by Howard Korn and KnifeCenter Inc. All rights reserved.

5201 Lad Land Dr, Fredericksburg, VA 22407 - 800.338.6799 (Phone Orders Welcome)