Although the business was prospering and a manufacturing facility would have been in order, it would be several years coming. Below are pictures of the guard: This is the mark side. The knife on the right in my picture above is an example of the 3rd variant. Knife is in great condition. Features red and black wood spacer stripes and brass pointed guard. Large confederate bowie knife came out of an old time civil war collection.
On the handle is intinials R. Customer Delight We want your experience with ePrague to be pleasant and worry-free! I'd sure like to find one and would pay good money to acquire it. Clip can be switched to provide several different carry options. This is an unusual push dagger with original sheath. They all had really good documentation. A great historical piece of Texas history.
Large mountain man type bowie knife with great stag horn handle. Handle material will vary from Mule Deer, Whitetail Deer and Elk. In addition to stamped tangs, many early knives had trademark etching on the blade. A few years later, he became superintendent of the factory belonging to the Northfield Knife Company in the nearby town from which the company took its name. Returns Please see our Return Policy at shipping details tab. Original sheath in good condition. Send money online or from a nearby agent location.
The Western Heritage Roundup is a favorite local event that brings travelers to the area from all around. Good old Edgemark knife with original sheath. Prepay your phone bill, add minutes to wireless accounts, top-up phone cards and commissary accounts with one reliable service. Large bowie knife made in Germany with number 533 on blade. Overall weight of the knife is roughly 577 gr. Interesting knife with wood handle.
Very few Winchester knives are factory engraved and this one was probably custom made for some one with importance. Prepay your phone bill, add minutes to wireless accounts, top-up phone cards and commissary accounts with one reliable service. The ornate hilt of alternating fluted carved horn and twisted German silver inlays, the domed pommel chased with lions face and with leather sheath. It has Mexico on blade and engraving of desert on other side of blade. It's really really rough, but the sheath is still sound and I've edged it well. As a result, ownership of Western Knives was given to Outdoor Knife Specialist- Coleman.
By purchasing a knife, you verify that you are of legal age no minors , and assume all responsibility. Here is the type of bowie knives that were more common of use durning 1836 Alamo period. This would provide the best provenance to establishing the exact time periods for these variations on the Western W49 and 649 knifes. I had one of the female rivets on the western bowie come off. The sheath is covered with some type of snake skin. This pattern is not exclusive to Western although they were the last to mass produce it.
Etched on both sides of blade. If you come across a chrome plated Western Bowie it was probably plated for jungle use. From 1911 to 1942 Western knives also incorporated a blade stamp or etching along the blade. Rare dagger for trench fighting. .
The Western W-49 is made of 1095 carbon steel. Custom made Bowie knife made by famous Mexican knife maker Gustado Bellon Sr. In February, 2007, Camillus closed as a result of due to competition from companies making cheaper knives in other countries. Deluxe oval wood display box. If it is legible and anyone can fill in any blanks or dispute any of the data, I am receptive to discussion. Blade made from an file with a wood handle. Note: Measurements may vary slightly due to variances in natural handle materials.
The handle is rose wood with a crack on one side. The one in the picture with the chrome plated blade came from a vet and I have the documentation and a photo of him wearing the knife in Vietnam. The end cap of knife is made from cape buffalo horn. I hope this helps, Brad? Absolute beast on chopping soft wood-maple. Old Bowie knife etching Eagle attacking rabbit.
He joined as a private and enlisted at Fort Lincoln with six other men; Young Hawk, Horn In The Front, Tall Bear, Foolish Bear, Red Foolish Bear and charging Bear. Comes with original leather sheath. In 1991 the rights to the Western brand was auctioned to the Camillus Knife Co. Platts left Northfield in 1891 and moved west to Little Valley, in Cattaraugus County, New York. The edge is not particularly sharp and has faint chips in the metal. The quality is good to really good. These Champlin brothers-in-law were W.