This is a very large, heavy Bowie by the late Harvey Draper, who died in 1982. Most unique is the brass backing over the straight of the blade spine. Through the years this knife has acquired some scratches and mars on the blade, guard and pommel but is still a beauty.
ABOUT THE MAKER
The late Harvey Draper was a well-known and well-respected knifemaker. Harvey died in a plane crash in 1982. He is remembered in part through the knives he made and which have remained in the hands of collectors.