Lot 184

Yellowstone Grizzly Scrimshaw Damascus M.T. Knives

Estimate: $500 - $1,000

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This is an original Montana Territory Knives of Bozeman, Montana knife with an excellent Yellowstone National Park inspired leaping Grizzly Bear scrimshaw artwork. This knife is truly a work of “Montana” art as it shows the iconic Grizzly scrimshaw set on Buffalo Horn grips and a forged “rustic” Damascus a tribute to the wilderness of our state and scrimshaw artwork Native American Indian heritage. The blade has been forged from 1095HC (High Carbon) steel and 15N20 Nickel Carbon which is then heated and folded into 396 layers creating the astounding “Damascus” steel. The knife shows a wonderful ladder Damascus pattern. The hollow grind full tang blade has been paired with a set of nice white wild animal bone grip scales which are secured to the piece using two mosaic pins and lanyard loops. The tang and knife spine have been artfully hand vine filled. The grips have also artfully been scrimshaw etched with image of a leaping Montana grizzly bear. The knife is in brand new condition. The blade is marked with the “MONTANA TERRITORY KNIVES BOZEMAN MONTANA” stamping which shows the outline of Montana. The knife has been paired with a leather hand crafted sheath. The knife measures overall 11" long with the blade being 6 3/4" long.