Vintage tools - knife
Up for sale is a LARGE vintage CARBON STEEL BOWIE KNIFE, by MASTER CUTLERS GEORGE WOSTENHOLM & Son of SHEFFIELD.
It has thick CARBON STEEL blade, strong full tang construction with genuine stag scales pinned on.
Stamped into the blade reads “Original design by Colonel James Bowie”. This knife comes with its original sheath & a 1960s Wostenholm trade catalogue with this BOWIE is featured on page 14. It’s an absolutely gorgeous knife!
Size - a 250mm long blade x 50mm wide at the widest point & 5mm. 385mm overall length.
Weight - 630 gm, with catalogue 1.1kg
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This BOWIE KNIFE is in authentic vintage condition, wear & tear consistent with age & use, will require a sharpen prior to use. The original sheath has a couple of small tears at the top rivets & some staining & a small section of stitching missing.
Some old traces of rust marks to the blade, a tiny chip off the rear of one scale & a small hole in the butt end of one stag scale, it will sharpen up to be a great hunting knife, a fantastic knife by a venerable Sheffield master cutler.
Please check the photos as they are part of the description.