Kershaw blade dating by markings
Bowie measures 16.3 inches long with a 11.5 inch blade. 5 Most rare Buffalo Hunters Glasses in the original Buffalo hide case.50 Large confederate bowie knife came out of an old time civil war collection. On the inside of case is the man’s name that wore them. Before white settlers began to push into the vast west in any great numbers, an estimated 50-60 million buffalo freely roamed upon the Great Plains.Variant marks are shown for some makers/distributors where known. If anyone has questions or suggestions, please contact [email protected] IM TRYING TO IDENTIFY SOME MARBLES FIXED BLADE KNIVES I HAVE. FROM LEVINES AND SOME OTHERS BUT LEAVES A LOT TO BE DESIRED. American Indians hunted them for food and other necessities, and a harmonious ebb and flow between man and beast prevailed.However, after the Civil War, that would change as more and more people moved westward.Rare Indian Scout Bowie knife with heavy brass handle inscription US 7TH CAV. Running Wolf was 20 years old when he enlisted in the 7th Cavalry scouting unit in April 1876.
These events put many a man to work as buffalo hunters.
As a result, new army posts were established and to supply those many soldiers, the army contracted with local men to supply buffalo meat to feed the troops.
At about the same time, the iron horse also began to blaze a trail into the west, and these construction men also had to be fed.
This list does not include all the HJ Knife marks or bayonet marks.
The second section is a list of 158 distributor marks.
The blade measures 14 inches long and overall 19 1/8 inches. $1750 Very old Japanese Knife with handle depicting lady with long hair. $695 Bowie with 10 1/16 spear point blade, 16 1/4 overall length. Stamped on left ricasso is GRAVELEY & WREAKS NEW YORK. R Civil war period bowie knife that came out of an confederate D-Guard collection some years back. Knife was said to have been made down south which would make since having a shirmp handle. The handle is some sort of bone with flower inlays.