Large 1940s Bowie Knife with Aluminum Snake Handle from Mexico

Large 1940s Bowie Knife with Aluminum Snake Handle from Mexico

Code: fak30010bw

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Product Description


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ARTIFACT: This is a great large circa 1940s Bowie knife with an aluminum handle in the form of a snake eating its own tail. The panels of the knife are acid-etched: one side reads "Mexico" and the other reads "Soy amigo de los pobres" (I am a friend of the poor). It comes in a tooled leather scabbard stamped MEXICO.

VINTAGE: Circa 1940s.

SIZE: Approximately 13-1/8" in length and 2-1/2" in width; blade: 8-3/8" by 1-1/2".

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Aluminum handle, steel, leather.


MARKINGS: "Mexico" and "Soy amigo de los pobres" (I am a friend of the poor) acid-etched upon panels; MEXICO on scabbard.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a Bowie knife collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. SHOP VCBX14 LABEX3/14 SABEX4/15

CONDITION: 7 (Very Fine): The knife has some spots of light wear; scabbard is unstitched near the end.

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.