Frontier expansion period C.1860s-90. Classic example as produced by several New England cutlers and sold to Mountain Men and Buffalo hunters, both at stocking centers like St. Louis and by sutlers in the field. 11 1/4" length with raised clipped point blade and walnut scale grips. Blade with glossy gray patina as typical for high carbon steel. Grips with tight crack and staining. Large classic example as used by Indians as sheath knives.