Offered for sale is a custom handmade fixed-blade hunting knife, made by Mike Wilson of Hayesville, North Carolina USA, probably ca. 2000-2010. This knife is based on a design by the legendary knifemaker Bob Loveless. Mike Wilson has been making knives full-time since 1992, and has become highly accomplished and well-regarded in the knife world. This knife features a D2 high-carbon high-chromium steel hollow-ground drop-point blade with a mirror polished finish, a brass single hilt, full tang construction, elk horn handle scales held to the tang with brass rivets, and a lanyard hole with a brass ferrule. Filework on the spine of the blade serves as thumb grooves to help improve grip. The blade is 4″ long and 1/8″ thick at the hilt. Overall length is 8-1/2″. The blade is tang stamped Wilson. The knife is in excellent, like-new condition overall. The blade appears to be unsharpened. The handle scales are in excellent condition. The fit and finish is superb. The knife includes a custom hand-tooled leather sheath made by Mike Wilson. This knife is very well made, and will provide many years of service with proper care. Or, it would be right at home in a collection of custom knives. You can own this very high quality custom knife for $499.99.