This is a rare vintage 1940s Western Cutlery USA L46-5 Bowie knife It has a 5 full split tang chrome Vanadium HC steel blade (10 1/2 overall), Bakelite hand guard and pommel with a stacked leather handle. Bakelite, a hard, plastic that was used during WW2 in place of aluminum and brass to conserve those resources for the ongoing war efforts. It is in very good condition showing some mint carbon spots and stone scuff marks from being resharpened.
The leather sheath is in very good condition missing several stitches and having some minor scuffs. The sheath does show some some minor stains and storage wear. Please see all included pictures. Please zoom in on all the photos to judge the condition for yourself, as they are the most accurate part of the description. Please see all pictures as the most accurate part of the description.18 years and older for purposes. Please understand if there are any delays. The one price for all locations Worldwide covers the time/supplies and the actual cost will probably be low than listed price. Contact me with a specific location for a more accurate price.
All sales will be final. Opinions vary from person to person on excellent condition or near mint.My opinion may differ from yours but the item will always be better than the description. All described conditions are my opinion only. The item "Vintage 1940s Western USA L46-5 Bowie Hunting Fishing Survival Knife withSheath" is in sale since Wednesday, October 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 "sccha_16" and is located in Logansport, Indiana. This item can be shipped worldwide.