Buck KnivesEstablished 1902
Founded in 1902 by Hoyt Buck, Buck Knives is a manufacturer of sport and field knives and is credited with inventing the folding hunting knife. In 1947 Hoyt and his son Al opened a shop, H.H. Buck & Son, specialized in handmade knives. In 1964, Al Buck revolutionized the knife industry with the iconic Model 110 Folding Hunter (as pictured above). The Buck Model 110 was one of the first lockback folding knives considered strong enough to do the work of a fixed-blade knife. It rapidly became one of the most popular knives ever made.
For the outdoorsmen who prefer the absolute solid feel of a fixed blade, Buck’s best-selling Model 119 sets the standard by which others are measured:
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