In 1939 Joseph Gerber hired a local knife maker to build 25 sets of kitchen cutlery to be given as Christmas gifts. The knives were so popular that Joseph Gerber left his advertising agency to start Gerber Legendary Blades. The unique style and high quality manufacturing of Gerber cutlery soon developed wide spread acclaim. In fact, Gerber Legendary Blades are the only cutlery on display in New Yorks famous Museum of Modern Art. From very early on, Gerber collaborated with top knife designers, setting a standard of quality for everyone else to follow. Today, Gerber continues to design and manufacture unique, high quality outdoor recreation products. Gerber Legendary Blades is renowned for its high-quality sport knives and multipurpose tools for hunting, fishing, camping and other outdoor activities. Gerber Legendary Blades provides outdoor enthusiasts around the world a wide-range of unequaled cutting tools and accessories. By constantly utilizing new technology and innovative design to develop new products, Gerber continues to be an industry leader.