Old MAREK Maker BOWIE KNIFE 9 Blade Hand Filed Brass Mounts Wood Handle Hunting... Robert Marek was known (more so after his death in 2015) as an artist, blacksmith, and knife maker. He was featured on the tv show, Strange Inheritances. He had the materials and the skills to make quality knives that often appeared centuries older. This knife came from his estate, measures about 13 5/8 OAL.
The blade is 9, has gray patina w/ a pebbled pattern, small pitting scars. It is approx 1/5" wide w/ 1/8" spine. Note hand carving on the full cross guard, and the pommel cap which was shaped to conform w/ the beautiful, dark wood handle. This knife is tight as a drum w/ exposed rat tail tang!Note that there is some spotting of active rust here and there. Please visit my other listings, I have more Marek knives listed. Various other vintage and antique cutlery too.
ALL SALES ONLY WHERE LEGAL. Note that items sent to Canada are usually less expensive. THANK YOU FOR YOUR BUSINESS! The item "Old MAREK Maker BOWIE KNIFE 9 Blade Hand Filed Brass Mounts Wood Handle Hunting" is in sale since Sunday, October 14, 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.