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Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Noah Smithwick and the Bowie Knife

Here's an article on the bowie knife from Arms Gazette, March 1979, volume 6, number 6.


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  2. There was a Noah Smithwick bowie in Austin, Texas, some time I would guess around 1960. I was writing for a magazine that dealt in Texana and in the course of writing a piece on James and Rezin, I found out about it from a writer friend of mine and got what I believe is a very good description of Mr. Noah's copy from him as he had seen it. I never got that chance.