Bowie Knives


History of Bowie Knives

The Bowie Knife was made famous by American frontiersman James 'Jim' Bowie in the early 19th century when the fighting knife that he carried (manufactured by James Black) was used by him in the so called 'Sandbar Fight' which took place on a sandbar in the Mississippi River River. During the altercation Bowie was said to have killed one man and severely wounded another with his knife. Read more...