This is a classic style bowie with brass bolsters and pins and African wenge wood scales with gray liners. Bolsters are soldered directly to the tang and reinforced with brass pins. This is a classic style fighting knife first created by James Black and made famous by Jim Bowie at the infamous Sandbar fight. OAL 11.5 inches, blade length 6.5" blade thickness 1/8 inch, blade width 1.5" This blade is one of a kind hand made with the handle length at 5 inches, handle width tapers to 1 inch to 1.125 and handle thickness .5 inch to 5/8" at the center. Black oxide finish. Dark brown handstitched leather sheath with embossed gator skinned inlay with sturdy 2 snap retention with belt loop. Handmade in North Idaho.