This 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
Long bladed knives were preferred by the riflemen and longhunters on the early
Eastern frontier and this one fills the bill! Typical of many hand forged blades, this
8-1/2" slim, tapered one features a satin finish and some forging marks remaining.
The genuine Curly Maple handle is fitted with a copper ferrule (guard) and secured
to the round tang with an iron washer at the butt end of the handle with the tang
peened in place to hold it. Furnished with its own fitted leather sheath, it is 13-1/2"