Boer patriotic pocket knife : South Africa

Collection ID REL23591
Collection type Heraldry
Title Boer patriotic pocket knife : South Africa
Object type Personal Equipment
Maker Okapi

Souvenir pocket knife. On one side is the arms of the Second South African Republic within a wreath, with flags behind. Underneath is impressed 'TRANSVAAL'. In the centre is the text 'Eendrach maakt Macht'. Beneath this is the text 'ORANGE FREE STATE', with a version of the Orange Free State coat of arms within a wreath, with flags behind. The other side bears an image of Stephanus Johannes Paulus Kruger, with 'KRUGER' below it, and an image of Christiaan Rudolf de Wet with 'DE WET' below it. The knife has two blades, each being attached to opposite ends of the knife. The longer blade is stamped with 'OKAPI MADE IN GERMANY' and an image of an animal of the same name.

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