Serial Number 002
Rex Applegate Estate
Al Mar Boker Prototype
This was purchased from the estate auction of Col Rex Applegate by Leroy Thompson in 1999 and purchased by myself in 2002. Page 52 of the Devine catalogue # 156, estimated price (1000-1500) Marked William Harsey maker Oregon U.S.S. On reverse: Combat Smatchet No. 002 and signed by Rex Applegate and William Fairbairn and AF on the ricasso.
THIS smatchet was used as the prototype for all of the Al Mar and Boker smatchet models made.