"Now That's a Knife". For your consideration is this Huge vintage "EDGE BRAND" 13 OAL. The beautiful Gnarly-bone Split Stag Handl e on this.
Hunting/skinning knife is impressive indeed! There is also a curved 3 1/4 long Brass cross-guard and approx.
8 long Clip-point carbon steel blade. The excellent Germany "Kissing Krane" leather sheath fits the vintage Bowie like a glove. The early knives of Solingen Germany were known world wide for their quality steel, fine craftsmanship, and attention given to details.This collectible 1950's era Hunting / Skinning. Collected, making a knife like this one difficult to find in good condition. The blade is stamped on one side. S O L I N G E N. G E R M A N Y.
The other side of the blade is stamped. This original vintage BOWIE KNIFE feels heavy, well balanced and solid, when held in your hand. The large Split-tang handle is made from real antler stag/bone with rich natural color tones and some signs of natural aging. These real antler/stag handle scales are thick with No looseness and are in Exceptionally Good Condition for their 1950's age. The beautiful G narly bone handle slabs are securely fastened with 3 shiny Brass pins.
There is also a 3 1/4 long curved Brass hand guard that has some nice patina to it. (Please view photos for details). Both the size and handcrafted details of this large "Solingen Germany Bowie" makes it one impressive knife to own and carry. T he fixed blade measure approx: 8 inches. The 1950's vintage blade is made from world famous "Solingen Germany steel" and is an impressive size at approx.
There is a factory 3 5/8" long Swedge or extra long "false top edge that can be sharpened, if desired. Note: This bright German Steel blade is approx. 1/4" thick on the widest part of the spine, and the blade is almost 1 1/2" inch at it's widest area. The decades old clip-point blade has signs of: carbon aging pepper specks and spots, pitting, grinding and marks as shown in photos. This is one heavy-duty fixed blade vintage Bowie with some nice patina and history behind it.There is also some signs of carbon aging specks on the blade spine and handle tang, which is consistent with being decades old. The huge 13 German Bowie with Genuine Stag Handle Thick Slabs will make a great addition for your knife collection. The heavy-duty vintage leather sheath (or case) measures 13 3/4 inches long and is in Exceptionally Good Condition. It has great intact stitching , large belt loop, and a secure working snap strap with Brass snap.
The Germany "Kissing Cranes" leather sheath is stamped on the front with the well known LOGO image of. 2 Kissing Cranes inside a circle.
Although not original to the Solingen Germany knife, this large size vintage leather sheath fits the Bowie. Knife like a glove, and offers secure and easy carrying.
German-made "Edge Brand 443" Bowie Knife will make a great addition for the collector or outdoorsman in your fa. The old hunting knife has. A lot of character and vintage appeal... With that original patina of time appearance not yet achieved with newer knives.Some rare vintage knives, old collectibles, and Pocher 1/8 scale vintage model car parts. Please be patient and keep watching as I have over 100 old knives in my collection and will be listing all of them. Thanks for checking out my auctions! And we are always glad to answer questions you may have. All descriptions reflect my honest evaluations of the items condition and appearance. Please view photos carefully to determine your evaluation. The item "1950 RARE SOLINGEN GERMANY 13 BOWIE STAG BONE HUNTING SURVIVAL KNIFE CRANE CASE" is in sale since Wednesday, August 4, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Knives, Swords & Blades\Collectible Fixed Blade Knives\Vintage Fixed Blade Knives\Factory Manufactured". The seller is "aux-power" and is located in Coos Bay, Oregon. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Australia.