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Item #40890

R. Bunting & Sons Sheffield England 7 Inch Bowie Hunting Knife

  • Maker: R. Bunting & Sons
  • Model: Bowie
  • Caliber:

  • Description: This is an excellent Bowie / Hunting knife manufactured by R. Bunting & Sons, Sheffield England listed in Levine's Guide as a maker from c1837-1868 with Wells Ayer of Boston as the distributor in the US. The stag handled knife has a seven inch spear point blade that is mirror bright with scattered tiny areas of pitting, marked R BUNTING & SON SHEFFIELD on the Ricasso. The nickel silver cross guard is excellent as are the stag grip panels. The knife comes in a leather sheath with nickel silver tip and throat, all in excellent condition with supple leather showing much of an original inlay pattern. A beautiful example of a classic English made Bowie knife by a well known maker.