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LRB

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Now that is an eye catcher! Did you make it ?
Thank you. Yes, it is one of mine. A made a few or so of that style. Some in bone, some in curly maple. I believe I made that one 10 or 12 years ago. I traded one like that for the quilled sheath. One of very few I was able to keep for myself.
 

Eutycus

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I don't carry a sheath knife at the moment. But I probably should and will again someday.But if something needs cutting I get it done.
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Kansas Jake

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Ok, I couldn’t resist. Here is my sure enough rifleman’s belt knife straight out of late 1970s. I won it at a rondy in Nebraska back in the day. It is 16” long with a 9 1/2” blade. The only thing else is it is stampede Fry by the maker and I believe he told me it was forged from a late 1930s Chevy spring.
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Rifleman1776

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This was forged for me by a friend in 1976. It is based on a blend of five images of Rev. period Riflemans knives we could find. (pre-computer days). I carried and displayed it many times at ronny and when I gave talks and presentations about the Rev. War and the Riflemans role. Interestingly, there is an image of a knife in the Encyclopedia of the Rev. War that is almost identical to mine. The blade is 11 5/8" long, an average of the five we located. Handle is stag. Blade was forged from a truck spring.
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