The knife is about 7" / 17.8 cm overall; the blade is about 3-3/4" / 9.5 cm; vintage 3-line Marble's / Gladstone / MICH. The blade is very sharp still; the tip is intact. German stag scales/ brass pins handle; excellent quality stag slabs of yellow amber tone; no cracks or insect damage; the handle is tight.
Two tiny chips on the pommel are noted for accuracy. The knife comes with early Marble's tubular leather sheath in slightly used condition; original aluminum tip protector is still inside; one small cut at the throat is noted for accuracy. The leather is soft and supple, all stitching is intact; VERY rare this nice. Design Hunter with stag handle scales and original tubular leather sheath in excellent overall condition. No a common type to begin with.Hunters are exceedingly hard to find these days, especially in such great shape. Between 1912 and 1923 in Gladstone, Michigan. High-quality hunting knives had been popular in the States since 1898; "Dall DeWeese" design was probably the first ever attempt in the use of a celebrity to push for better knife sales. Attached is the scan of circa 1918. Ad featuring the now-famous design. In spite of the great design and solid quality. The blade is razor-sharp still; the tip is intact. German stag scales and brass pins. Handle; excellent quality stag slabs of yellow amber tone with no cracks or insect damage. The handle is tight with no play; two tiny chips on the pommel are noted for accuracy. The knife comes with early. Tubular leather sheath in slightly. Used condition; original aluminum tip protector is still inside; one small cut at the throat is noted for accuracy. The leather is soft and supple, all stitching is intact; very rare this nice. This type is VERY hard to find in good condition AND with original tubular sheath nowadays; don't miss your chance to add it to your collection! The knife has not been cleaned or tampered with in any way; 100% original condition; these are the actual photos. We always treat our customers with professionalism and respect. We are looking forward to having business with you; you will not be disappointed. We try our best to answer all questions within 24 hours. Get images that make Supersized seem small. Tailor your auctions with Auctiva's. The item "MARBLE'S rare 1912-1923 Dall DeWeese knife, German stag, orig sheath GREAT cond" is in sale since Saturday, November 9, 2019.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Knives, Swords & Blades\Collectible Fixed Blade Knives\Vintage Fixed Blade Knives\Factory Manufactured". The seller is "pasha_28" and is located in West Haverstraw, New York. This item can be shipped worldwide.