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    The Gun Engraver, Jim Downing, Fine Engraving on Firearms and Knives

    Engraved Revolver

    Custom Gun Engraving | Knife Engraving

    2006 CCA "Louisville Gun" Engraved by Mike Dubber. It won 2009 FEGA Best Engraved Hand Gun

    Engraved and silver mounted Ballard single shot target rifle crafted by Benjamin B. Loar, circa 1880.

    Exceptional First Generation Ed Bohlin Engraved and Embellished Colt Single Action Revolver with Deluxe Silver Grip, ca. 1931 U.S.A.

    Colt , Model 1871–72 Open Top Frontier Revolver. Circa 1875; serial number 4974 Manufacturer: Colt's Patent Fire Arms Manufacturing Company Engraver: Louis D. Nimschke "THIS GUN HAS A TIFFANY GRIP"

    Japanese snaphaunce pistol, c. 1650, .54 cal, 5 1/2 in octagon barrel, flared muzzle, gilt-brass securing straps and triggerguard, European type lock c. 1620-30 with Dragon, brass pan, carved stock. Ian Bottomley (Royal Armories):" I have never seen a Japanese gun having such a lavishly decorated lock and stock; this is really spectacular. At best there might be a little engraving of scrolls and tendrils on the lockplate with perhaps some lacquer decoration on the stock but nothing like this."

    mid-19th century rapier by technology of old masters . Such exceptionally flexible rapiers were made in Toledo in the beginning of 17th century.

    // Bayha Art & Graphic Design Knife No. 02...

    Guns and knives

    Vajra Water Knife ca. 15th century Culture: Tibet Medium: Iron damascened with gold and silver. Photo by Rossi & Rossi.

    Wow... Kimber Ultra Covert II.. 45ACP!

    this rich looking rig features border stamping, spotwork, nickel buckle and full lining. Can be made for most single action revolvers and hunting knives

    Weapons like this combination pistol-knife are often referred to as a "Cut n' Shoot". Cut n' Shoots originated in the 16th Century; German and French gunsmiths turned out hunting knives coupled to pistols, the idea being that a wild boar, wounded or cornered by hunting dogs, could be stuck with the blade then the gun would be fired. This Cut n' Shoot is very unusual and visually appealing. It is a small caliber smoothbore flintlock. This one is 30-40 yrs. old but some modern ones are still made by artisan knifemakers like Bruce Bump, Ron Newton or Wade Colter.

    United Undercover Fighter Tanto Black Good option when a gun is not.

    Base rifle, Marlin 1895 STP. Caliber .45-70 16.25" Barrel Stainless with laminated wood furniture. Big loop lever. Knife: Ontario Knives Spec-Plus Marine Raider Bowie Not a whole lot you can't handle with that set up.

    Pistol-packing mamas of a D.C. suburb terrorized by night marauders fought back & rounded up four men in a gun-fire studded chase..Wielding rifles, pistols, knives and baseball bats, the Ladies had the marauders begging for mercy when police arrived.

    Rapier with Scabbard, about 1540. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Purchase, Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Gift, 2010 (2010.200) #Olympics #London2012

    Hamburger Wrapping the designing stage...

    Hunting Sword with Scabbard by Joseph Deutschmann, crafted in Germany c. 1740 (via The Metropolitan Museum of Art)