Crazy Crow Trading Post's Cross L Trade Scalper Knife with Sheath features a hand-forged, 7" tapered half-tang blade, stamped with
the authentic "Cross-L" logo. Listed in Northwest Company shipping records, these
were often referred to as "red handled knives". Our Cross L Trade Scalper Knife has a one-piece handle of
genuine rosewood in natural reddish color, hexagonal in shape and tapered. The
handle is held in place with two iron pins and the knife comes complete with a
genuine leather sheath.
Our enhanced line of period knives is based on historic examples and styles
found throughout the colonial and Fur Trade era. They are hand-forged from
carbon steel, tempered to hold a good edge and finished with a nice, aged patina
to give them that truly authentic look and feel! Further, each is fitted with a handle
made form a period correct wood that is well documented. Sheaths are made from
higher quality, vegetable tanned leather in a nice, dark brown color and include a
Overall length is 11-1/2".