This item is a HAND CARVED BLACK FOREST BEAR LETTER OPENER marked SAAS-FEE. The letter opener was a tourist souvenir from Saas-Fee which is a Swiss ski town. Much of the Black Forest carvings were done for the tourist trade and it is quite common to find items that are marked with the name of various tourist destinations. This item features a really cute standing bear on top and good blade for opening letters. Overall, it measures 8" long. The blade is marker Saas-Fee. The opener is in very good condition with a nicely carved bear and a good blade that does have a few minor nicks that doesn't affect its serviability.