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: Fur Trade Cutlery Sketchbook: Calligraphy and line drawings by the author, 48 pages. Desribes the knives and swords in Chadron Nebraska’s. Detailed scale drawings of all major types of knives sold or used in the Fur Trade and Colonial times to present century. Over 50 examples from the Museum of. Sketchbook. Front Cover. James Austin Hanson. Fur Press, – Cutlery – 48 pages Bibliographic information. QR code for Fur Trade Cutlery Sketchbook.

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Attempted delivery on or before the guaranteed date will be considered a timely delivery. The skinning knife is one type of specialized knife used for removing hides and skins from the carcass.

Trap springs may well have provided source material for emergency fabrication of knives in the mountains as well. Will usually ship within 1 business day of receiving cleared payment – opens in a new window or tab. Seller information forestbassplayer Forest’s Auctions forestbassplayer Contact the seller – opens in a new window or tab and request a shipping method to your location.

A Scalper is the name given to a particular style of butcher knife. Have one to sell? Unfortunately none of these written sources have pictures or detailed descriptions of what the knives really looked like.


Below is an image showing a scalper, a butcher and a Bowie knife.

The company was not started until and it did not manufacture knives until In which the back of the blade ran straight to the tip. The cost difference was due only to the shape of the blade, being a simpler shape the sketdhbook required less effort and produced less waste than the standard butcher pattern which swept up at the tip.

There are a lot of guys that know more about knives than I.

This type of knife came into widespread use by the buffalo hunters following the Civil War. Feminine Fur Trade Fashions.

Report item – opens in a new window or tab. Watch list is full. Used for light duty cutting.

The knife-making guilds of Sheffield manufactured a product of superior and consistent quality. Learn More – opens in a new window or tab. Gene Hickman is a member of the American Mountain Men.

Fur Trade Cutlery Sketch Book by James A. Hanson

Email with any questions with shipping or if you need extra time to pay. Back to the Top Back to Equipment. Another source would be to look up the knife makers in Sheffield, England. The most famous skegchbook manufacturer of butcher knives was J.


Fur trade cutlery sketchbook

Skip to main content. My items are usually vintage and used so please examine the pictures for condition and feel free to ask any questions. This item will be shipped through the Global Shipping Program and includes international tracking. Butcher Skketchbook or Scalperswere a rigid one piece knife. The Green River Knife was in fact the knife of choice for the Oregon and California emigrant, buffalo hunter, gold miner, Indian and trapper alike.

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Even though the clothing usually worn by the Western Indian had no pockets, these knives turn up at historical sites everywhere. Learn more – opens in new window or tab.

Many have been traxe existence for s of years.