Quintessential Cutlery Presents : Antique knives
Clipped Edge bowie "Abels' knife"
Knife made in early 50's by Mike Ottmer (NJ) for Robert Abels - famous antique bowie collector, author of three books on the subject. In addition to his famous antique bowie collection, Ables supported a few modern era makers, Randall, Henry, Green and Ottmar among them. This knife appears in "blue book" ( Abels first booklet) on page 8, number 29
"Stag hilted knife with 7 inch blade, and leather scabbard. Made for me by Mike Ottmer of Island Heights, NJ marked R. Abels N.Y. 1954" Robert Abels
Stag scales are attached to full tang by brass pins and reinforced guard is solid brass. The original leather sheath with fluted brass throat and embossed Initials "R.A.".
Price: $3,000.00 -
"blue book" and history of previous ownerships are included with the knife.
Joseph Rodgers & sons
spear point bowie
Spear point blade is 10" long. Full Length: 15"
Stamp: J. Rodgers & Sons/ No 6 Norfolk St/Sheffield. England
Full tang. Horn Scales. Silver guard. Leather sheath with silver tip and throat.
Blade Length:7" Full length": 11-1/4"
Full tang. Silver guard. Stag scales. No sheath.
Stamp : G. Wostenholm & Son/ Washington Works/ Sheffield. Eng
Wade & Butcher
Clip point bowie
Blade length: 10-3/4".15-3/4"
Full Tang. Stacked leather with brass spacers handle. Steel guard and pommel.
Original leather sheath. (sold in Von Lengerke & Antoine Chicago)