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Walrus Ivory Hunter
Product Description for Walrus Ivory Hunter
Maker: Ed Caffrey, M.S. (click to see more by this maker)
Item num: 3656
*** This is handmade and one-of-a-kind ***
Blade length: 4.00 in.
Total length: 8.75 in.
Blade width: 1.00 in.
Blade thickness: 0.18 in.
Item weight: 4.72 oz.
Shipment weight: 8.64 oz.
Blade: 52100 carbon steel with a differential heat treatment and hand rubbed satin finish
Bolster: Nickel silver
Handle: Fossil walrus ivory
Sheath: 10-12oz leather sheath by Ed
Description: This exceptional hunter is the creation of Mastersmith Ed Caffrey. The blade is forged to shape from 52100 carbon steel and was given a differential heat treatment. 52100 is the high performance steel made famous by Mastersmith Ed Fowler. It has a spectacular 'toothy' edge that is razor sharp and holds on to it for an amazing length of time. A distal taper results in a very aggressive point and excellent balance. The blade meets perfectly up to the sculpted nickel silver guard. The handle has been sculpted from a single piece of fossilized walrus ivory. The left side is bark ivory and has a nice mix of textures and colors. The right side reveals the core section of the ivory and is a nice cream tone. Exceptional fit and finish throughout.
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