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Vintage Frost #17-616 Crocodile Bowie II Hunting/Survival Knife! 1997 MIB! See original listing
Vintage-Frost-17-616-Crocodile-Bowie-II-Hunting-Survival-Knife-1997-MIB
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May 10, 2013 07:51:42 PDT
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US $22.50
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Item location:
Englewood, Ohio, United States

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New: A brand-new, unused, unopened, undamaged item (including handmade items). See the seller's listing ... Read moreabout the condition
Country of Manufacture:

Japan

Brand:

Frost

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NOTE: The knife will be shipped insured which is included in the shipping costs.  Please note that the shipping terms are five business days.  I usually get things out much quicker, but due to health issues (Multiple Sclerosis) I have to allow for the occasional days when I'm not able to do much.  Keep this in mind if trying to contact me as well.  I will respond but at times it may take a bit longer. 

Offered for your consideration is an unusual vintage Frost "Crocodile Bowie II" sub-hilt survival and/or hunting knife.  Much like Parker and Valor knives, Frost offered some premium knives in the late 1970's through the mid to late 1990's that were made in Japan and were very nicely done.  Some from this era were made by some now well-known Japanese custom makers that were just starting out.  Although I'm not sure when this piece was made, it was originally purchased in January of 1997 and the original invoice is included.  The purchase price was $99.54 and it was model number 17-616.

The knife has not been used, carried, or sharpened and remains in perfect condition in its original box.  It has not been cleaned or buffed and remains original. The knife comes in its original box with the paperwork and it has never even been in the sheath.

This is a sturdy subhilt fighter or survival knife with a nice look.  It was solidly built and presents an aggressive, "all business" kind of look.  The sturdy blade was crisply ground and has a bright satin finish.  The blade etch remains bold with great contrast against the finish.  It was ground with a deep clip that was treated to a wickedly sharp serrated edge and it was also ground with a functional choil.  The choil can be used as a finger groove when a forward adjusted grip is desired for greater blade control.  The primary edge is also VERY sharp and it will easily shave.  It's one of the sharpest Frost fixed blade knives that I've seen.  The large oval guard, sub-hilt, and pommel are all of thick stainless steel and have a brushed satin finish.  The pommel also features a "skull crusher" or glass breaker and a lanyard hole.  All remain completely solid and tight with no marring or damage.  The handle is of highly polished laminated hardwood.  The silky-smooth surfaces display a beautiful grain pattern and a rich glossy luster.

The blade is 8" and the knife measures 13-1/4" in overall length.

The sheath is the original and it's very nice as well.  The early quality knives from Frost, Parker, Valor, and Gutmann always came with quality sheaths as well. It was crafted from thick leather and remains in perfect condition.  It's The knife has never been in the sheath and the retainer strap has never been snapped.  The sheath comes with a section of braided nylon tie-down and/or lashing cord. 

An outstanding example of this large vintage Frost fighter!!

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