RARE HOFFRITZ MID-SIZE RHINO-BLADE BOWIE KNIFE-JAPAN. Nice quality vintage hunting knife from Hoffritz, (Japan made).
Stainless steel blade length is 4.75" and overall length is 9.25". Knife weighs 8.4 ounces. Handle is brass and wood with a polished brass & guard and dome pommel.The blade has a jimped t. Humb rise and a top swedge. The handle is wood accented with 2 polished brass rings. Omes with original black sheath with two (2) snaps to hold sheathed knife firmly in place. Condition is used- does have a few scratches on the blade that can be buffed out. Hoffritz was a high-end New York City based retailer that was popular in the 1950's-1960's.
They imported knives that were made by quality makers throughout the world. Many of their knives were made in the U. Germany, France Japan and Italy. The Standard Knife Collectors Guide states that Hoffritz collectors know Hoffritz knives are top quality..Comes with the original black sheath. Always check legality with local and or state laws. All knives should be handled with extreme care. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Knives, Swords & Blades\Collectible Fixed Blade Knives\Vintage Fixed Blade Knives\Factory Manufactured". The seller is "goldphoenix888" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.