Early to mid 70s W49 by Western. Blade is basically unused except for minor discoloration from storage. I sharpened the edge with a diamond stone. This knife is perfect to be USED.
Leather sheath is custom made by Harold Ryan. It is a heavy copy of an original-to be used.
This knife needs to be carried. The item "VINTAGE WESTERN W49 BOWIE KNIFE VIETNAM ERA" is in sale since Friday, August 2, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Knives, Swords & Blades\Collectible Fixed Blade Knives\Vintage Fixed Blade Knives\Factory Manufactured". The seller is "woodyman2000" and is located in Pensacola, Florida.This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, Israel, Mexico, Bermuda.