Antique Reproductions

 

Samuel Bell Bowie

This knife is a reproduction of a knife made by Samuel Bell, who produced knives in San Antonio, Texas in the mid-1800s.  Samuel Bell was both a silversmith and knifemaker.  The blade in this reproduction is forged from 01 steel.  It has sterling silver fittings engraved by Steve Dunn and an antique ivory handle.  The scabbard is made from nickel silver.

Steve Woods Photo 

 

Samuel Bell

This knife was featured on the cover of the April 2001 issue of "Blade Magazine" and was the winner of the 2001 Antique Bowie Knife Reproduction Award given by the Antique Bowie Knife Association at the International Blade Show and Cutlery Fair in Atlanta, Georgia.

Eric Eggly, PointSeven Studios Photo

 

The Searles Bowie

This knife was the winner of two awards at the 2002 Blade Show and International Cutlery Fair in Atlanta, Georgia--Antique Bowie Knife Reproduction Award presented by the Antique Bowie Knife Association and the Best Fixed Blade.  The knife is a reproduction of the original knife made by Daniel Searles which was presented to Colonel Fowler by Resin Bowie.  The original is now on display in the Alamo. 

Eric Eggly, PointSeven Studios Photo

 

Sheffield English Bowie

This piece was inspired by a knife made in the middle of the 19th century by the W. Butcher Company in Sheffield, England.  The knife has a nine-inch carbon steel blade forged from 1084 high carbon steel, German silver, double dumbbell guard, decorative ferrule and checkered ebony handle with fourteen-karat gold escutcheons and pins.  During the 19th century a checkered handle was considered the ultimate choice.  When the knife was first exhibited at the Art Knife Invitational in 2007 it was accompanied by a black throat and tip scabbard.

Steve Woods Photo

 

W. Butcher Knife


This piece is the winner of the "Antique Bowie Knife Award" at the 2008 International Blade Show and Cutlery Fair in Atlanta, Georgia.  The nine-inch blade is forged from 1084 carbon steel.  The guard is fashioned from nickel silver.  The ebony handle features nickel silver pins and an escutcheon.  The knife is accompanied by a throat and tip scabbard.
  

Eric Eggly, PointSeven Studios Photo

 

Reproduction of original Rose of New York Bowie


The blade is forged from 01 steel.  The knife features a steel guard; nickel silver ferrule, butte-cap and studs, and an elephant ivory handle.

Eric Eggly, PointSeven Studios Photo


Woodhead

This antique reproduction features a nine-inch carbon steel blade forged from 1085 steel.  The fittings are nickel silver and the handle is African Blackwood set off with elephant ivory.  The opposite side of the handle features three ivory circle inlays.  

Eric Eggly, PointSeven Studios Photo



The Texas Knife

This knife was the winner of the Best Handforged Knife at the 2003 Blade Show and International Cutlery Fair in Atlanta, Georgia. 

Eric Eggly, PointSeven Studios Photo

 

The American Dogbone

This knife was the winner of the 1999 Antique Bowie Knife Reproduction Award given by the Antique Bowie Knife Association at the International Blade Show and Cutlery Fair in Atlanta, Georgia. It is the closest thus far to the original made in 1835. This one-of-a-kind blade was made from various kinds of steel typically found during the period. The blade is 10 1/8" long. The ricasso and aged ivory handle are wrapped in 18-karat gold. The guard, ferrule, dome pins, and escutcheons were made from 18-karat gold. The scabbard is fashioned from German silver with an 18-karat gold overlay on the frog button. 

Knifeshop.TV Photo

 

The Fayette

This knife has a 9 1/2" carbon steel blade forged from 01 steel. The guard is fashioned from German silver. The ebony handle features 18-karat gold pins and escutcheons. The butte of the coffin shaped handle is wrapped in gold.  A black or red throat and tip scabbard accompanies the knife.

Eric Eggly, PointSeven Studios Photo

 

The IXL

The knife has an 8-inch blade. The guard, ferrule, and butte cap are fashioned from German silver. The handle is India stag. Either a black or red throat and tip scabbard accompanies the knife. 

Weyer Photo


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