OverviewInformation on this Bill Scagel piece comes to us through William D. Conrey.
"This knife has been in my possession since 1943. It was one of the prizes given to the winner of the National Duck Calling Contest that year. The winner (and world champion duck caller) was my father, Howard T. Conrey. All of this took place in Stuttgart, Arkansas."
The bade is made from 3/16" of an unknown forged steel. Full tang construction. It has 1 1/4" blade depth and a false top edge. The blade is marked with "W. Scagel Handmade" and the Scagel logo. The guard is made of brass, and the handle is made of an unknown wood.
This knife is vintage. The blade has been sharpened multiple times, and has some pitting. The brass guard has been repaired but shows damage. The handle has some dings and scratches, but there is a large piece of the handle near the tang that is missing.
Has no sheath. Blade Steel: Forged Steel