Very Rare Vintage WW2 era Western USA Bx54/V44 USMC pilots bailout survival Bowie knife with original double stitched leather sheath. The knife has 9 1/4 HC steel blade, marked with WESTERN with a steel hand guard, Bakelite handles and is 14 1/2 overall.
It has a full blade with a tiny nick in the edge, mild stains and scuffs but no deep scratches. The handle is in excellent condition and the hand guard is tight with no movement at all. The steel hand guard is tight with no movement. The original double stitched sheath also in excellent condition with all stitching still intact, and the retaining straps are also in very good condition with snaps working properly. One in this condition is a rare find.Please see all pictures as the most accurate part of the description. Please read all terms of sale. 18 years and older for purposes.
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Opinions vary from person to person on excellent condition or near mint. My opinion may differ from yours but the item will always be better than the description. All described conditions are my opinion only.The item "Rare Vintage WW2 USMC Raider V44 Western Bx54 Bailout Fighting Bowie Knife& Case" is in sale since Saturday, August 1, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Knives, Swords & Blades\Collectible Fixed Blade Knives\Vintage Fixed Blade Knives\Factory Manufactured". The seller is "chappx25" and is located in Logansport, Indiana. This item can be shipped to United States.