1917 Frontier Bowie Knife

#403926
$119.95

This 1917 Frontier Bowie from Cold Steel screams rugged function. Almost sword-like in its cutting and thrusting, it features a wide, hand-sharpened blade with a generous clip and huge fuller. Made from 1085 carbon steel, it is heat treated.
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Overview


From its huge imposing blade and full tang that’s 1⁄4" thick to its handsome rosewood handle, every inch of this 1917 Frontier Bowie from Cold Steel screams rugged function. Almost sword-like in its cutting and thrusting, it features a wide, wickedly keen hand-sharpened blade with a generous clip and huge fuller. Made from 1085 carbon steel, it is heat treated to a hard spring temper and beautifully blued to a lustrous finish.

The blade is both long and stiff enough to oppose even much larger weapons, while wide and sharp enough to make the most of every opportunity to cut, thrust and deliver a 'palpable hit'.  Its big "S" shaped guard offers excellent hand protection while the slim, flat profile stops it from twisting in your hand. Its modified pistol grip also keeps the knife locked safely in your hand even when utilizing a palm reinforced grip for extended reach. Includes leather sheath with removable belt frog.

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Specifications


Products specifications
Overall Length 17-5/8"
Blade Length 12-1/4"
Blade Width 12-1/4"
Blade Thickness 1/4"
Weight 1 lb / 7.8 oz
Material 1085 High Carbon Steel
Edge Sharpened

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Worth the Wait
I have not been impressed with Cold Steel’s fit and finish in previous purchases, so held back from snatching up this beautiful blade when I first saw it in the catalog.  It couldn’t possibly be this good in real life . . .  I held out for over a year before telling myself that I could. “always send it back” if it didn’t meet my expectations.  Well out of the box it blew my expectations into next week!  Elegant curve with a substantial false edge, its heft felt solid in my hand while still being ‘wieldy’.  The serpentine guard is generous enough for my hand (even gloved) with no cramping or hot spots.  The bluing is really nice and increases the aesthetic value of the knife.  The sheath is solid and the locking belt frog works as it’s intended.  Why did I wait so long?  Now I’ll take it to my favorite whetter; Seattle Knife Sharpening, for an edge that is a work of art.
- Chris, July 22, 2019 | Verified Purchase
Great Bowie
Outstanding Bowie.  Can get a razor edge and the grip is strong and solid in the hand.  Just a classic.  A very good chopper and all around cutter as would be expected.  High quality for the price.  Highly recommend.
- Christopher, April 17, 2019 | Verified Purchase
great for camping
Used extensively while camping in mostly pine forest.  Excellent for shaving wood for fires.  Great in baton splitting wood.  Sharp point for drilling into leather and pieces of wood.  Recommend wearing on outside of pack as it can be a bit heavy on belt for long hikes.
- Jim, December 13, 2018
Impressed
beautiful knife, I think well balanced, looks well put together-well done Cold Steel-
- William, July 30, 2018
Now THAT'S a knife! Hefty,well crafted,comfortable,gorgeous.
- charles, February 13, 2017 | Verified Purchase
a typical Cold steel product: functional, not fancy, good quality
for the price it was a fair deal
have NOT tested the blade on anything substantial but the factory edge is decent on paper and half inch sapling branches
balance to me is obviously point heavy, which is fine
though a heavy piece,  could become a functional back woods day knife
Sheath is as expected for the price range: too bad no stone pocket
- HOWARD, October 27, 2016 | Verified Purchase
This thing is just plain awesome!
- Jeffrey, April 10, 2016
It was everything I was expecting and more.
- Thomas, December 13, 2015 | Verified Purchase
extremelypleased with this it is what I expected
- Darrell, April 06, 2015 | Verified Purchase
A quality knife, well made by Cold Steel!
- Allen, March 10, 2015 | Verified Purchase

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Products specifications
Overall Length 17-5/8"
Blade Length 12-1/4"
Blade Width 12-1/4"
Blade Thickness 1/4"
Weight 1 lb / 7.8 oz
Material 1085 High Carbon Steel
Edge Sharpened
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