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The knife designs survived two ownership changes in its long history before the final owners, Camillus Cutlery, went out of business in Western knives are outdoor knifes used for hunting and fishing, and early models and those used by soldiers in World War II, enjoy significance with knife collectors. Western knives are found in a variety of shapes and materials. The tang is the metal part of the knife that joins the blade and the handle. Therefore, the tang stamp is an imprint found on the tang that indicates manufacturer and style information. Examine the stamp for the word “Western. However, the unifying feature was the incorporation of the word “Western.

Vintage Western W49 Bowie Knife And Sheath U.s.a.

Cascadia Fault Posted 07 January – But I believe I can give you some good advice. The most common by far is the bowie with the wooden handle the W Also they produced the stock number a bowie with a handle made of synthetic stag for the handle. These two variations appear during the time period of to at least There are at least 4 more variations in knife markings and wooden handle type from then to when Western started date coding their knives on the blade.

Lots Lot Western, Boulder, Colo. USA stacked leather washer handled fixed blade, no sheath. Mint except for a single speck. USA stacked leather washer handled trailing point fixed blades, no sheath. No pattern numbers designates pre MIB with original sheath. Mint except for some light specks. USA W49 Bowie, no sheath. This is the older version, easily identified because of the smaller rivets.

Some cleanable glue on the front handle. Boulder patent date on the tang pre One hairline on the front handle.

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Knives of the Vietnam War By M. Silvey A great variety of blades were carried by troops in the field in Vietnam. In fact, there is ample opportunity for the collector to spend years chasing after the knives of the Vietnam War.

Dagger with Zoomorphic Hilt, ca. Beginning with the 17th century, another form of dagger—the plug bayonet and later the socket bayonet —was used to convert muskets and other longarms into spears by mounting them on the barrel. They were periodically used for eating; the arm was also used for a variety of other tasks such as mending boots, house repairs and farm jobs. The final function of the dagger was as an obvious and ostentatious means of enhancing a man’s personal apparel, conforming to fashion which dictated that all men carried them.

Combat knife 20th century daggers WW1 trench warfare caused daggers and fighting knives to come back in play. They also replaced the sabres worn by officers, which were too long and clumsy for trench warfare. They were worn with pride as a sign of having served front line duty. Daggers achieved public notoriety in the 20th century as ornamental uniform regalia during the Fascist dictatorships of Mussolini’s Italy and Hitler’s Germany.

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He fell, broke his hip, and passed away after several days of hospice care. We were close by throughout the ordeal, followed by days of family coming in and the subsquent funeral arrangements. That is why we are behind.

Discussion, pictures, and advice on bladed tools of all kinds. Work knives, tactical knives, kitchen knives, fixed-blades and folders; scissors, hatchets, machetes, or multitools—we’re not picky! Treat the other readers with courtesy and respect. If you really need to offend somebody, please send them a private message and settle it outside. Try to be helpful, polite, and welcoming to knife newbies.

Beginners are friends, not food. It’s OK to share the things you’ve made or a cool new product you’ve discovered, but this isn’t the place to market products or web sites.

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A rare 4 page special EXTRA being a printed of Charles Sumner’s speech at the Cooper Institute on September 10th, on the present situation of relations with France and England and the denouncement of any recognition of any new power that has slavery as a cornerstone. Sumner addresses the present perils from England and France, the nature and conditions of intervention by mediation and also by recognition [feared recognition of the Confederacy], the impossibility of any recognition of any new power that supports slaver, and the wrongful ocean belligerency.

The speech to say the least irritated English diplomats such as Lord Russell who downplayed the importance of Sumner’s vies which he describes as ruthless and reckless and promotes ill will between the United State and England and France. Huge Slavery ads with vignette of runaway slave carrying clothes on a pole.

Why is the Star of David on the sword of the Marines? Anyone with a historical note on this. This is what I found: The above reference comes from JewishMarines. If the sword is made by the Wilkinson Sword Company the Star of David is on the hilt because the company was founded by a Jew, and the swords made by the direct descendants all have the Star of David on the hilt. Are either of the above known to be true or are they urban legends??

I have no source documentation to compare this with. Not even the “Old Guard” has that privilege. Dearborn August 30, Washington, D. Respectfully yours, George S. Not only did it get to the President but he in turn sent it to the Commandant to reply to Mr. Here is the reply: Your letter of August 30, addressed to the President of the United States, has been referred to me for reply.

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