For your consideration: a beautiful CAMILLUS 1012 SWORD BRAND HANDMADE hunting/skinning knife. This hard to find model is one great vintage knife to own and carry, and is from my personal knife collection.
It was manufactured years ago in the United States by the Camillus Cutlery Company and. The Original Camillus leather sheath is included.The early production date of these popular Camillus small bowie. That each Camillus knife is hand honed under oil, and hand stropped on leather.
In order to preserve it for years to come. Making it difficult to find in such great vintage condition. The blade is bodly stamped.
The same side of the blade is "etched" with the image of. Is only partially visible and also the words. (which is only partially visible).This stag-like handle has beautiful rich color tones and is made of a quality synthetic material; Delrin or Staglon. The look and feel of a real antler/bone and the handle has no looseness. Delrin and Staglon composite handles like this one, are known for their quality construction and long lasting durability. This Camillus 1012 handle is well-secured with two metal rivets. The handle it easy to grip and the knife feels balanced and solid when held in your hand. Finger guard has some tiny surface marks but the chrome finish is good and bright. This shiny half gaurd measures. 1 5/16 long and offers good hand protection while in use. Blade has a handy up-swept notched thumb rest for better blade control. The steel fixed blade has some light surface scratches and/or short light surface honing marks. The knife blade appears straight. This is an Exceptionally Good previously used Camllus 1012 knife with.
As stated by the Camillus Factory: this blade is made of. "High quality steel to assure ruggedness and exceptional cutting ability, plus the steel is hardened and tempered by exact electronic controls". (Please view photos for details).
The companion Camillus 1012 leather sheath (or case) is included and measures 9 3/8 long. This Original sheath has great intact stitching , working fastening strap and metal snap , large belt loop , and secure metal rivets. This vintage Camillus factory-made sheath fits the knife like a glove and is the Original to the knife.
A Very Good Condition 1012 Knife and Sheath - just waiting for the right person to appreciate their quality design and make the set their own. A lot of character and vintage appeal.... With that slight "patina of time" appearance not yet achieved with newer knives. Some rare knives, and Pocher 1/8 scale vintage Model Car Kits and spare parts.
Please be patient and keep watching as I have over 100 old knives in my collection and will be listing all of them. 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 "RARE 1970s CAMILLUS 1012 USA HANDMADE SWORD BRAND Vtg. STAG HUNTING KNIFE & CASE" is in sale since Wednesday, August 25, 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.