RARE CUSTOM 1960's USA STAG BONE 12 BOWIE HANDMADE VINTAGE HUNTING KNIFE & CASE. Now That's a Knife!For your consideration is this stunning. H andcrafted vintage "One of a kind". Stag/Antler handle Bowie Knife with Leather Sheath! Handle knife features a beautiful Custom antler handle that fits well in hand, and the rare combo is from my personal collection. The 7" m irror-like steel fixed blade knife has No looseness and this USA-made Bowi e measures an impressive 12 3/8" total overall length.
This handmade vintage knife has some of the old blade Smithing marks where the original knife maker was shaping the blade. So there are a few signs of forging that factory machined knife blades don't have. This Exceptionally Good Condition hunting Bowie is a great knife to own & carry or proudly display!
I believe the knife maker. Produced this beautiful knife in th. 1960's to 1970's.
Remember, these older knives were usually made to be used. Collected, making this great vintage condition difficult to find.
This well-crafted Custom Stag Bowie will make a great addition for the outdoors-man or knife lover in your family! The overall knife length is. The beautiful real stag handle displays natural weather worn antler / bone. This heavy handle has a enough curve to give you a firm yet comfortable grip.The custom handle shows some nice natural age lines along with natural rich color tones. The large original stag handle is quite impressive and the knife has No looseness. There is a heavy duty Brass guard that measures 3/4" wide X 1 7/8" long X 5/16 thick. The secure Brass finger guard.
Has some nice light patina. Stamped with a "Unique Maker's Mark symbol" (see photos). This early " American-made" custom stag/bone handle is secured with 3 Brass Pins and features a Brass end cap. (Please view photos for details).The amazing 7" clip-point steel blad e is "mirror-like and has pointed tip. This impressive hunting/skinning knife has a blade spine that measure s a hefty 1/8 thick. The handmade Bowie has some of the old blade Smithing marks where the O riginal Knife Maker was shaping the blade.
So there are a few nice signs of forging that factory machined knife blades don't have. Also the reflective steel blade has some tiny age specks and faint surface scratches, that are often found on these decades old knives. This "Paul Bunyan" size vintage hunting Bowie is in Exceptionally Good condition and is one great knife to own & carry or proudly. (or case) is included and holds the knife securely, making for easy carrying.
There is a working fastening strap with metal snap, a large belt loop, intact stitching, and secure metal rivets. This heavy duty vintage leather sheath has a hefty 3/8 inch thick stiff throat area. There is also a thong hole at the sheath's tip, for a leather tie-down stra p if desired. Please view photos for detail.The old hunting knife has. A lot of character and vintage appeal.... With that " patina of time" appearance not yet achieved with newer knives. This "One of a Kind" stag/bone custom Knife will make a great addition for the knife collector or outdoorsman in your family! 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 "RARE CUSTOM 1960's USA STAG BONE 12 BOWIE HANDMADE VINTAGE HUNTING KNIFE & CASE" is in sale since Friday, April 23, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Knives, Swords & Blades\Collectible Fixed Blade Knives\Vintage Fixed Blade Knives\Custom & Handmade". 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.