Made by Marbles of Gladstone Michigan , this is a standard model 5 folding safety hunting knife. The actual length of the drop point blade , measured from the guard, is 4 3/4. Rowland in 1903, I believe this knife was made sometime during the 1930s. It has a 5 pin stag horn handle with nickel silver plated bolsters and brass liner. As you can see there are some scratches on the bolsters and discoloration to the metal but overall it is in good condition.
I did notice a very small crack in the handle by a pin. 4, lower left It doesn't seem to make any difference as both slabs are tight. The blade is tight to the handle. It's been used but not abused. As to sharpness , sharp is a relative term.
This is a sharp knife. But if one were to try to shave with it they would find that it falls below grade. In that respect, it could use a tune up.
The original case has some wear and tear but is still fully functional. Look the pictures over carefully as they constitute a large part of the description. If you need more info please don't hesitate to ask. The item "Vintage Marbles Folding Hunting Knife withCase" is in sale since Thursday, February 18, 2016.This item is in the category "Collectibles\Knives, Swords & Blades\Folding Knives\Vintage (Pre-1970)\Factory Manufactured\Other Vint. The seller is "z12restore" and is located in West Simsbury, Connecticut.
This item can be shipped to United States.