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Svord Von Tempsky Bowie Knife, High Carbon Steel Blade - VTB

Svord Von Tempsky Bowie Knife, High Carbon Steel Blade - VTB
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Blade Length: 278 mm

Model: VTB

Made in New Zealand

About Svord:

In today's throwaway world of mass-produced short-life uniformity, Svord is proud to offer knives, 100% hand-crafted in the manner of the world's finest and most famous knives - the Bowie, the Arkansas 'Toothpick' - and made from the finest Steel.

Svord™ offers you knives for a Lifetime!

Knife Description:

Svord knives are manufactured in New Zealand out of Swedish High Carbon Steel.

This replica Von Tempsky Bowie Knife is based on the knife design that von Tempsky issued to his company of Forest Rangers in 1863 and handcrafted in New Zealand.

Gustavus Ferdinand von Tempsky, adventurer, soldier and artist had 30 Bowies made to his personal design by an Auckland cutler which were issued to the men of 2nd Company of New Zealand Forest Rangers, under Major von Tempsky's command.

Svord Knives are individually hardened and tempered using a unique and secret heat treatment process.

The Svord von Tempsky Bowie is manufactured out of Swedish High-Carbon Steel.The Blade measures 27.8 cm and is an incredible 6.8 mm thick.

Each knife is hand ground on a water cooled stone and has a hardness is 57-58 on the Rockwell Scale.

This exclusive hand-crafted Bowie comes with a triple riveted genuine African Wenge Hardwood Handle with Metal Finger Guard and Lanyard Hole.

The knife carries in a top quality black Leather Belt Sheath.

Technical Specifications:

 
  • Blade: Scandinavian High Carbon Steel
  • Blade Type: Clip-Point, Straight Edge
  • Blade Length: 278 mm
  • Grind: Baker Convex Grind
  • Overall Length: 420 mm
  • Blade Thickness: 6.8 mm
  • Blade Hardness: 56 - 58 HRC
  • Finish: Satin Finish
  • Handle: Hardwood, Steel Finger Guard
  • Sheath: Leather, Black
  • Weight: 892 grams
  • Warranty: Lifetime Guarantee
  • Origin: New Zealand

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