Bowies

The bowie knife is sometimes thought of as the quintessential American knife, being useful for all sorts of tasks, ranging from combat and self-defense to hunting and camping. The bowie knives offered here at Dark Knight Armoury are no different, being great for all sorts of tasks and echo the shape of the Bowie throughout history from its birth to the modern Bowie. When the first bowie knife was crafted is not known, but what is known is that in 1827, James Bowie used his knife to dispatch several assailants, despite suffering severe wounds himself, in a brawl on a sandbar near Natchez, Mississippi. What was originally a story in the Natchez paper spread far and wide, and soon, everyone wanted Jim Bowies knife, what would later take his name and became the bowie knife. What defines a bowie knife is its size and its shape. Designed for self-defense originally, the blade was designed to be large and powerful, delivering as solid a cut as it would a deadly thrust. It is this hardy shape and power that makes it so useful as a self-defense weapon, as well as a hunting knife, as it will work with the roughest materials and give little to no complaint. Our own bowie knives come in a variety of shapes and sizes, some echoing the supposed form of Jim Bowies original knife, while others mimic the Rezin Bowie knife, based off of the weapon used by his brother. Others still are distinctive blade designs that are modernized Bowie knives at best, featuring the same utility but with a completely different form. They are great for collecting, as bowie knives continue to come in all different shapes and sizes the world over, and if you find yourself in need of a good hunting knife or camping knife, then you could not ask for a better partner then a good bowie knife from Dark Knight Armoury.
1849 Rifleman's Knife by Cold Steel
07-88GRB
This 1849 Riflemans Knife features many design nuances of the first knife officially designed for, and purchased by, the U.S. Army in 1849. The knife features a big, stout spear point blade that is hand forged from high carbon steel.
Price: $200.00
On Sale For: $160.00
1880 Bowie Knife
402580
Originally a purely American-made knife, the bowie knife is popular around the world for its design and functionality. This 1880 Bowie Knife is actually modeled after an English-produced bowie knife that was made for the U.S. trade.
Price: $70.00
1917 Frontier Bowie Knife by Cold Steel
07-88CSAB
Exquisitely crafted to emulate the designs of bowie knives used by frontiersman, the 1917 Frontier Bowie Knife by Cold Steel is a beautiful battle-ready blade which is well suited for anything from camping to historical reenactments.
Price: $200.00
On Sale For: $160.00
Alamo Bowie Knife Replica with Sheath
MC-MC-AB01
The legend of the infamous Sandbar Fight continues to spread the fame of Jim Bowie, who died at the Alamo, and his namesake knife. The Alamo Bowie Knife Replica with Sheath makes an excellent collectible and functional blade.
Price: $150.00
Arkansas Bowie Knife
AH-3152
A mountain man needs a good knife, and the American bowie knife offers plenty of versatility for any survival needs. This Arkansas Bowie Knife combines the rugged and effective look of a mountain man knife with the iconic bowie blade.
Price: $38.00
Arkansas Toothpick
400260
Tales tell of American mountain men fighting off unruly beasts like bears, wolves, and lions in the wild with little more than strength, cunning, and a good Arkansas Toothpick knife, which has a broad blade made for fighting.
Price: $70.00
Arkansas Toothpick Knife
AH-3151
James Black was the smith who made the famous knife that later bore Jim Bowies name. Another knife he was responsible for was the Arkansas Toothpick Knife, which was balanced for throwing and made to serve in a variety of tasks.
Price: $48.00
Black Widow Bowie Knife
ZS-210451
One of the most notorious spiders known to man, the black widow has a bite that is particularly dangerous. This Black Widow Bowie Knife is a treacherous weapon, its blade showcasing the risk of encountering one of these spiders.
Price: $23.00
On Sale For: $20.70
Blackened Gator Bowie Knife
ZS-211204-BK
Popularized due to the dramatic Sandbar Fight knife duel, the Jim Bowie knife remains a distinctive knife pattern. The Blackened Gator Bowie Knife offers an excellent version of this fixed-blade fighting knife.
Price: $23.50
On Sale For: $21.15
Bowie Boot Knife
401728
A mountain man knows that you never go anywhere without a knife. This Bowie Boot Knife is a blade that can be easily concealed in your boot or at your belt, ensuring that you can follow that pearl of old-world wisdom with ease.
Price: $40.00
Bowie Bushman Knife by Cold Steel
07-95BBUSKZ
The Bowie Bushman Knife is a strong survival knife that is tough to beat. This knife features a bowie knife design, featuring a clipped point with a continuously curved blade ideal for skinning and cutting like you will not believe!
Price: $45.00
On Sale For: $36.00
Bowie Combat Knife
ZS-211109
With knives, it is not always appearances that win. Sometimes, effectiveness is more important. Luckily, you do not have to make that compromise with this Bowie Combat Knife, as it features form and function in equal measure.
Price: $27.00
On Sale For: $24.30
Brass Pinned Damascus Bowie Knife
ZS-DM-1058
The design of the coffin handled bowie pairs nicely with a fine blade, as this Brass Pinned Damascus Bowie Knife demonstrates. The combination of these time-tested designs makes this knife as effective as it is fine in appearance.
Price: $63.90
On Sale For: $57.51
Bushman Bowie
07-95BUSS
With no joint or seam between its blade and handle, the Bushman Bowie might just be one of the strongest outdoor survival knives in the world. The hollow handled knife are expertly cold forged out of a single piece of carbon steel.
Price: $34.99
On Sale For: $28.00
Bushman Knife by Cold Steel
07-95BUSKZ
The Bushman Knife features a standard shaped blade and hollow handle that are cold forged from a single piece of high carbon steel. This versatile survival knife is possibly one of the strongest outdoor knives in the entire world!
Price: $45.00
On Sale For: $36.00
Citadel Bowie Special
BK-CD076
The Citadel Bowie Special is 16 inches overall. It has a 10.25-inch DNH7 high carbon steel blade with blued finish and filework on spine. The checkered rosewood handle has a blued finish steel guard and pommel.
Price: $420.00
Civil War Ames Rifleman Knife
AC-07-317
During the Civil War, it behooved a soldier to carry a close-combat weapon at all times. This Civil War Ames Rifleman Knife has all the features that a soldier would have wanted, with the length and size of a deadly weapon.
Price: $60.00
Civil War Bowie Knife
AC-07-100
It is not hard to see why a Bowie knife would have been the favorite knife of Civil War soldiers. This Civil War Bowie Knife has an ornate look, although it still looks like a deadly blade that is fit for a soldiers hand.
Price: $62.00
Coffin Handled Bowie Knife
400222
This Coffin Handled Bowie Knife is an elegant example of the classically American blade that has been crafted for heavy use. Displaying a rich look and sleek style, this reproduction bowie makes a fantastic addition to any collection.
Price: $75.00
Condor Operator Bowie Knife
BK-CTK180675
In the early 1800s, a blacksmith named James Black made a special knife for war hero Jim Bowie. Over the years, this design became increasingly popular. The Condor Operator Bowie Knife gives this classic knife some modern modifications.
Price: $124.99
Condor Undertaker Bowie Knife
BK-CTK2804103
The American West was known for being a dangerous place full of conflict, where untamed beasts and humans interacted on the daily. The Condor Undertaker Bowie Knife creates just the weapon to combat the feisty spirit of the Old West.
Price: $104.99
CSA D-Guard Bowie Knife
AC-07-318
Troops on either side of the Civil War would have no doubt favored the Bowie knife as their preferred blade of choice, such as this CSA D-Guard Bowie Knife, a quite the impressive and intimidating little Bowie knife.
Price: $48.00
Curved Blade Fighter Knife
GH5049
There is just something about a curved blade that makes it much more fearsome than a simple straight one. Paired with an elegant design, this Curved Blade Fighter Knife will look great and work wonderfully in any survival situations.
Price: $149.50
Damascus Bowie
ZS-DM-1009
The Damascus Bowie features a stag horn handle and comes with a hand stitched leather sheath. The Damascus Bowie has an overall length of 11 inches and has a hand forged Damascus blade each with its own unique pattern.
Price: $85.90
On Sale For: $77.31
Damascus Bowie
ZS-DM-1010
The Damascus Bowie features a horn handle with brass spacers and comes with a hand stitched leather sheath. The Damascus Bowie has an overall length of 14.75 inches and has a hand forged Damascus blade each with its own unique pattern.
Price: $117.00
On Sale For: $105.30
Damascus Cowboy Knife
401398
Gear up for an adventure worthy of the Wild West with the Damascus Cowboy Knife. This blade proves more than useful for tackling the various survival tasks found on the open range or when dealing with the occasional cattle rustler.
Price: $125.00
Damascus Filework Bowie
ZS-DM-1006
The Damascus Filework Bowie features a stag horn handle and comes with a hand stitched leather sheath. The Damascus Filework Bowie has an overall length of 13.25 inches and has a hand forged Damascus blade with a file-worked spine.
Price: $99.90
On Sale For: $89.91
Damascus Stag Bowie
ZS-DM-1065
A true weapon of fashion the Damascus Stag Bowie is unlike any blade you have seen before. Balancing function with looks this blade will become a treasured accessory the next time you find yourself in a tight situation.
Price: $77.90
On Sale For: $70.11
D-Guard Bowie Knife
400928
Popular in the Confederacy during the Civil War for its all-purpose capabilities, the D-Guard Bowie chopped branches, split logs, sliced saplings and even had its way with a Yankee or two! Re-enactors use it for many different tasks.
Price: $85.00
D-Guard Bowie Knife with Sheath
ZS-203242
Inspired by classic bowie knives of the early 19th century, this D-Guard Bowie Knife with Sheath evokes the rugged power associated with the legendary knife used by James Bowie himself. The knife boasts a large clip point blade.
Price: $25.00
On Sale For: $22.50
Drop Forged Bowie Knife by Cold Steel
07-36MD
The Drop Forged Bowie Knife is a tough and reliable outdoor and survival tool. This knife features a clip point blade, sturdy guard, and very comfortable drop style handle all constructed from one solid piece of high carbon steel.
Price: $90.00
On Sale For: $72.00
Dundee Bowie Knife
BK-CTK100511HC
With its origins in the Deep South, the Bowie knife has evolved from a simple hunting knife into a tactical and stealthy weapon. This Dundee Bowie Knife is a sleek and polished Bowie made for the knife enthusiast of the 21st century.
Price: $75.00
Early American Bowie Knife
AC-07-101
Jim Bowie showed how effective a good, solid knife could be in his legendary Sandbar Fight near Natchez, Mississippi. The Early American Bowie Knife is a recreation of this legendary knife.
Price: $62.00
Filework Bowie Knife
ZS-902932
The Filework Bowie Knife features a wide stainless steel clip point blade. This knife feels like a larger version of a legendary bowie knife. The large brass D-guard offers excellent hand protection while you complete various tasks.
Price: $33.90
On Sale For: $30.51
Gil Hibben Highlander Bowie
BK-GH627
This classic stainless masterpiece was designed with the ancient highlanders in mind. The 8.75 inch 420 stainless steel blade features a mirror-polished stainless guard and pommel with a stainless, wire-wrapped handle for a sleek grip.
Price: $93.00
Horn Handled Coffin Hilt Bowie
AH-3198
A piece of classic Americana, the bowie knife is one of the most legendary knives on the market. This Horn Handled Coffin Hilt Bowie is a handsome knife that reflects the elements of the bowie, in fine materials to ensure a fine knife.
Price: $81.00
Hunter Bowie Knife with Skinner Set
ZS-203192
The season has come. It is time to seek out the prey. The Hunter Bowie Knife with Skinner Set will prove its worth on any outdoor venture. These stainless steel knives offer a range of use, earning them a place in any hunters kit.
Price: $29.50
On Sale For: $26.55
Hunter's Companion Bowie
402030
You will be hard-pressed to find yourself a better mountain man knife than this Hunters Companion Bowie. Rough and rugged, this knife is a reproduction of an old bowie that, even today, still manages to hold up to continuous, hard use.
Price: $80.00
Jungle Bowie - Black Blade
CTK3004BB
If you are planning a jungle excursion or need a knife for rough jungle-like conditions, then look no further than the Jungle Bowie. This no-nonsense knife will impress you time and time again with its strength and usefulness.
Price: $75.00
Jungle Bowie - Camo Blade
CTK3004MB
If you are planning a jungle excursion or need a knife for rough jungle-like conditions, then look no further than the Jungle Bowie. This no-nonsense knife will impress you time and time again with its strength and usefulness.
Price: $61.75
Jungle Bowie - Satin Blade
CTK3004SB
If you are planning a jungle excursion or need a knife for rough jungle-like conditions, then look no further than the Jungle Bowie. This no-nonsense knife will impress you time and time again with its strength and usefulness.
Price: $61.75
Jungle Bowie II
CTK3104SB
The Jungle Bowie II is a smaller cousin of the original Jungle Bowie knife. But smaller does not mean that it has lost any of its usefulness. Instead, its smaller size just makes it lighter and that much easier to carry and handle.
Price: $47.50
Jungle Bowie II - Hardwood Handle
CTK3104-HC
The Jungle Bowie II is a smaller cousin of the original Jungle Bowie knife. But smaller does not mean that it has lost any of its usefulness. Instead, its smaller size just makes it lighter and that much easier to carry and handle.
Price: $65.00
Khyber Bowie Knife
ZS-203141
This Khyber Bowie Knife is sort of an amalgamation, merging two blade types from history to create something entirely new and wholly effective, creating a blade that excels at both cutting and thrusting thanks to its unique design.
Price: $19.90
On Sale For: $17.91
Laredo Bowie
07-16CCB
Awesome is the only adjective that even begins to describe our Laredo Bowie. In fact, it really has to be seen to be appreciated, since mere words just do not do it justice.
Price: $690.00
On Sale For: $552.00
Large Muela Bowie Knife - Black Handle, Black Hilt
KM7221
Each Muela Knife is handsome as well as functional with handle materials that include Red Stag antler, exotic hardwoods, and Pakawood. Muela Knives are custom Spanish knives that have been made by the Muela family for generations.
Price: $72.00
Leather Handled Bowie Knife
AH-3183
Not all knives need to be complex to be fine in make. This Leather Handled Bowie Knife, for instance, merges the iconic bowie blade with a handsome yet unadorned hilt, to create a knife that is effective and appealing to look at.
Price: $42.00
M48 Ops Combat Bowie With Sheath
UC3024
You need two things to get through any situation, determination and the right tool. The M48 Ops Combat Bowie with Sheath is a never-leave-home-without-it kind of blade, so be prepared for once and tackle any situation.
Price: $147.00
Magnum Bowie Knife
GH5050
The Magnum Bowie Knife features a clip-point blade, useful for precise cutting and slicing. Made of rust resistant stainless steel, this is a knife that will last. This is the survival knife you want to have on hand in a pinch.
Price: $167.00
Marauder Bowie Knife
07-39LSWB
With a design inspired by the formidable WWII combat knives and the assault unit in the SE Asia known as Merrills Marauders, the Marauder Bowie Knife works as a rugged, relentless, and reliable blade - a true battle-ready Bowie.
Price: $137.00
On Sale For: $109.60
Marine Force Recon Sawback Bowie
UC2863
The Marine Force Recon Sawback Bowie is ready to face any mission, as its proud etching proclaims. Written on the AUS-6 stainless steel blade are the words Anything, Anytime, and Anywhere. This tactical knife is ready and at your service.
Price: $38.00
Mexican Bowie
403527
Not all bowie knives are made equal, and this Mexican Bowie is proof of that. This blade features all the hallmarks of a bowie knife while possessing a distinctive handle and a subtly styled blade that is as deadly as it is quick.
Price: $75.00
Mountain Lion Bowie Knife
ZS-203238
The mountain lion is one of the stealthiest hunters in the wild, known to stalk its prey until it pounces at the right moment. With a sleek design, this Mountain Lion Bowie Knife is a weapon that emulates these supreme predators.
Price: $11.90
On Sale For: $10.71
Muela Bowie Knife
KMBUF17R
Each Muela Knife is handsome as well as functional with handle materials that include Red Stag antler, exotic hardwoods, and Pakawood. Muela Knives are custom Spanish knives that have been made by the Muela family for generations.
Price: $153.00
Muela Bowie Knife - Black Handle, Black Hilt
KM7181
Each Muela Knife is handsome as well as functional with handle materials that include Red Stag antler, exotic hardwoods, and Pakawood. Muela Knives are custom Spanish knives that have been made by the Muela family for generations.
Price: $68.00
Muela Bowie Knife - Black Handle, Brass Hilt
KM7180
Each Muela Knife is handsome as well as functional with handle materials that include Red Stag antler, exotic hardwoods, and Pakawood. Muela Knives are custom Spanish knives that have been made by the Muela family for generations.
Price: $68.00
Muela Bowie Knife - Green Handle, Black Hilt
KM7182
Each Muela Knife is handsome as well as functional with handle materials that include Red Stag antler, exotic hardwoods, and Pakawood. Muela Knives are custom Spanish knives that have been made by the Muela family for generations.
Price: $68.00
Musso Bowie Knife
IP-201-2
The idea of the bowie knife is credited to either Jim Bowie, who carried and used the knife, or to James Black, who would have made the knife for Bowie to use. This Musso Bowie Knife is a replica of the knife carried by Jim Bowie himself.
Price: $299.00
O-1 Laredo Bowie Knife by Cold Steel
07-39LLBMT
Popular with military personnel and civilians alike, the O-1 Laredo Bowie Knife is an excellent choice for just about any mission. It features a long, heavy blade made from high carbon steel that produces incredible cutting power.
Price: $285.00
On Sale For: $228.00
O-1 Natchez Bowie Knife by Cold Steel
07-39LABMS
Ideal for just about any mission, the O-1 Natchez Bowie Knife features clean and classic bowie styling. Its long, high carbon steel blade is perfectly shaped for strength, reach, and leverage. This knife is tailored to work outdoors.
Price: $300.00
On Sale For: $240.00

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