interesting & showy fixed blade knife w/ leather & wood sheath For Sale
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interesting & showy fixed blade knife w/ leather & wood sheath:
You are offerdingon one vintage fixed blade knife with its sheath as pictured.
The knife is unmarked, other than a few seemingly random letters and quite a bit of decoration. There are two faint green dots on one side, with one partially chipped out, and I have no clue as to what they might be. See the 7th picture. The handle has a cord wrap, with a chain style to the cord, and then the steel wire wrap which appears to overlap the cord wrap in places.
Overall length including the handle is about 9-9/16". Blade length is about 5-3/4".
The sheath is leather, with a wood interior, and was made specifically for this knife based on the fit.The sheath has two bands or wraps that have turned green with age as can be seen, plus the plated band out towards the tip.The leather doesn't cover the point of the sheath, but that appears to be how it was made.
Condition of the knife is good to very good, with no pitting. There are some tiny chips out at the point.
Condition of the sheath is good, other than some wear to the leather.
SHIPPING: 1 pound when boxed. No International shipping.
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