It was when Mike Stewart was running Marbles and still making knives in the Gladstone factory. Some were also made by Dave Shirley at Northwoods Knives during this period.
Keep an eye on my Store as there are some pretty rare knives in the group. This is one of those knives from the collection.This is a Marbles Gladstone USA marked Trailcraft Stag Carver hunting knife with a 3.5 clip point blade. Nice wide belly for skinning and all around use. Made in the Marbles Custom Shop in 2000 and is a Stewart-era knife. Heavy carbon steel with nice grind. Black, white, brass and red spacers. Handle is nice Stag round with nice natural swell for the pommel. Knife is NEAR perfect with a single little spot of spider rust near the tip on backside as shown in pic. Original leather sheath and paper blade sleeve and box. The item "MARBLES Gladstone 2000 Factory Custom Stag Carver TRAILCRAFT Hunting KNIFE" is in sale since Thursday, May 6, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Knives, Swords & Blades\Collectible Fixed Blade Knives\Modern Fixed Blade\Custom & Handmade". The seller is "gardyne-vermont" and is located in Derby, Vermont. This item can be shipped to United States.