RARE 1950s Birch Burl MORA SWEDEN KNIFE & CASE Vtg PUUKKO HUNTING FIGHTING BOWIE. For your consideration, is this. Also, the companion "MORA" stamped leather sheath is included. For their age, both the Bowie & Sheath are in very good vintage condition.
I believe this beautiful "birch burl handle" combo was produced in the 1950's. Hunting knife demonstrates the quality. That goes into this unique style of Mora Sweden knives.The hunting knife features a rare. Curly Birch Burl wood handle. Which adds to the desirability of the knife.
Collected, making this great condition even more difficult to find. The blade length is approx. The stunning old wood-grain handle is crafted from Birdseye Curly Birch Burl.The vintage handle is smooth to the touch and features a variation of natural wood-grain. The shiny metal fittings, including the "finger guard" and "pommel end cap" are secure, and have a some age specks and patina which is normal for their age. Handle is in exceptionally good condition.
This unique vintage MORA SWEDEN KNIFE has a solid feel when held in your hand. The curved "fighting-style" finger guard measures 2 1/4 long. Straight, and has a pointed tip.The blade may have been lightly resharpened and there are some surface scratches. The bright blade has some age specks along with tiny surface pitting but is in very good condition for being 60+ years old.
The blade is stamped on one side. This knife is a very nice example of Swedish craftsmanship and quality blade designs. One very nice collectible knife...
Noted for hunting & fishing, and sometimes used as a fighting tool. These vintage Mora Sweden knives & sheaths are becoming harder to find in Great Condition, like this combo.A companion MORA leather sheath is included and offers good protection and holds the knife well. This sheath/case is stamped on the front. The rough back leather sheath has secure metal protectors. The throat, and side/tip area. The sheath's stitching is intac t , and the sheath has very secure metal rivets that could be polished if desired. The re is a working fastening strap and snap , and a handy belt slot and attached belt loop.
Because of being decades old there are a few wrinkles in the throat area, and a small V cut-out at the top of the sheath. Overall, the sheath is in exceptionally good condition for its age. (Please view photos for details). Hunting knife will be a welcome addition for the outdoorsman, or knife collector in your family! A lot of character and vintage appeal....
With that "patina of time" appearance not yet achieved with newer knives. Some military knifes, and a variety of collectibles. Please be patient and keep watching, as I have over.
Old knives in my collection and will be working on listing all of them. All descriptions reflect my honest evaluations of the items condition and appearance. Please view photos carefully to determine your evaluation. The item "RARE 1950s Birch Burl MORA SWEDEN KNIFE & CASE Vtg PUUKKO HUNTING FIGHTING BOWIE" is in sale since Thursday, January 12, 2017. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Knives, Swords & Blades\Collectible Fixed Blade Knives\Vintage Fixed Blade Knives\Custom & Handmade".
The seller is "aux-power" and is located in Coos Bay, Oregon. This item can be shipped worldwide.