This is a vintage Western brand, Pre W49, Bowie. It's the 3rd generation of this knife, with the "Western Boulder Colorado " & "Bowie" Stamped. On the brass handguard , 9 1/4" blade, spotless, and 14 1/2" overall. This knife was made in Boulder Colorado.
It has a Rosewood handle, small brass pins, and thick brass hand guard. The blade looks unused or carried. Looks like possibly the factory edge. Rare condition with no stains, carbon spotting or rust. Beautiful mirror polish from the factory.
The leather sheath is also in near mint condition showing only Color variations on the leather. Please see all pictures as part of the description.
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The item "Vintage Western Pre-W49 (3rd Gen) Bowie Hunting Fighting Knife Vietnam Era 67-68" is in sale since Saturday, August 27, 2016. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Knives, Swords & Blades\Fixed Blade Knives\Vintage (Pre-1970)\Factory Manufactured". The seller is "chappx25" and is located in Logansport, Indiana. This item can be shipped worldwide.