Before we speaking about a Marbles Folding Bowie Knife and review it, let’s see a bit history about Marbles manufacturing company, which designed and produced these knives.
Marble arms manufacturing company which produced Universal Rifles at the beginning, later they expanded their products from Rifles to outdoor goods, like hunting knives, safety gears, compass, marble gaming tools etc. You can also see the first Knife ever produced by Marbles is marble WoodCraft knife which was designed by George W Brooks an outdoor enthusiast, but we do not have any information related to the person all over the internet. Whereas there is documentation that says George W Brooks contacted Marble Arms to produce his iconic design.
In 1915 Marbles to over the design patent of Marbles woodcraft knife and started producing this knife in a limited edition. At the end of 1916, this became the headstream for the marble arms company. By then Marble Arms had taken immense popularity over the region of Gladstone, Michigan.
Even though the company was established in 1892, the company started expanding its branches and outlets in different areas after the WoodCraft knife production started.
The success of the WoodCraft knife to Marble Arms made to start producing other different hunting Knives and survival tools. This hunting Knives included one other Marble iconic design which is a pocket knife called “Marbles Folding Bowie Knife”
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This knife gradually gained popularity because of the folding capability and built quality. Everyone started using this Marbles Folding Bowie Knife over the place even though the knife was pretty large, even after closing. Pockets of those time were longing to fit in this large folding knife.
It’s nice has a unique design of the folding knife, where the blade is longer than the hand which is protected by a clutch. During 1930 the production of all these knives to stop because of the wars fought, but there are few Knives exist even now, which was produces during the ’30s. And a good condition knife cost more than $100 to 500 dollars in the present market.
Marbles safety folder is about 6 1/4 inches when it is closed, It is a unique thing called a dialled clip to hold the knife as the knife is longer than the handle. They used bones to produce a handle for the Marbles knife. These handles were pretty strong than any material and gave a tremendous look to this Knives, with the Marbles Nickel silver blasters and the logo engraved.
This knife comes with a leather zip storage pouch which acts as a sheath.
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Specification of Marbles Folding Bowie Knife
|Blade||stainless bowie blade|
|Blade Length||7 1/4″|
|Handles||Jigged stag bone|
|sheath||Black leather belt sheath|
|Guard||Folding guard for blade|
|Product Dimensions||5 x 5 x 5 inches|
Marbles Folding Bowie Knife Review
Conclusion on Marbles Folding Bowie knife
Marbles Folding Bowie knife is one of the exotic design of Marble Arms, Knife with real handle material and awesome carbon steel blade with folding features gives immense pleasure in holding the knife. Its time for you to feel this beast in your hand. Try it.
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