Old Bowie Fighting Hunting Knife Custom Handmade Marek Estate 9.5" Clip Point Blade, saber ground, 1.75" at widest, just under 1.5 at the oval, steel guard. The spine is 3/16 or slightly thicker. Probably from a reworked older blade w/ pitting scars, and scrapes.
And the handle is a beautiful, contoured wood, rosewood, I believe. Note the grooved steel ferrule and multi-sided pommel cap. Tang is exposed, and peened at the butt. Everything is tight and secure.The knife is 14.75 OAL. It weighs over one pound. The maker, Robert Marek, Berkeley, CA, died in 2015. His background is quite interesting, and is internet searchable. His expertly made knives, in a variety of styles, are eagerly sought after. ALL SALES ONLY WHERE LEGAL. Note that items sent to Canada are usually less expensive. THANK YOU FOR YOUR BUSINESS! The item "Old Bowie Fighting Hunting Knife Custom Handmade Marek Estate 9.5 Clip Point" is in sale since Tuesday, August 7, 2018. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Knives, Swords & Blades\Collectible Fixed Blade Knives\Vintage Fixed Blade Knives\Custom & Handmade".
The seller is "easyopener" and is located in San Francisco, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.