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Buffalo Bills Wild West Knife

Engraved in 2017 by

Mike Dubber

This project was commissioned by the Wm. Henry Knife Company of McMinnville, Oregon

The Buffalo Bill Wild West Show knife is engraved and inlaid to reflect some of the main characters of the Buffalo Bill Show -actively in progress from 1883 to 1916 with live action shows all around the USA and in Europe.

The characters are Buffalo Bill (William F. Cody), Annie Oakley, and Sitting Bull.  

The portraits are engraved with fine bulino work and accented with 24k inlaid backgrounds. The 24K buffalo is a highly raised inlay and the Indian Feather Clutch is inlaid in raised silver and gold..  The stagecoach is cut in fine line hand-push engraving. The scrolls are relieved and inked for effect.


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