Vietnam War Period Western Cutlery Model W49 Bowie Fighting Knife Version 6 with Sheath
The clipped point blade is approximately 9-1/4 inches long from tip to guard, with the knife having an overall length of approximately 14-1/2 inches. The blade shows scratches and spots, with typical areas of darkening, but it is without nicks, chips, or active rust. The rosewood grip plates show age but they are without chips or cracks. The brass guard exhibits patina and verdigris. The underside of the guard is marked “W49” and “Western Boulder Colo. USA”. The leather sheath shows age, with scratches and scuffs, but it is complete and intact. The sheath retains the belt loop and leather tie down.