When I was a boy I always liked and longed for a knife like my grandfather had. His was a case, straight knife. I believe from sometime in the late 40's to early 1950's built. Stacked leather handle, silver pommel ALA Marbles Maine knife. but the blade had a deep belly and protected point and a deep and wide groove as wide as a large thumb on both sides. Upon my grandfathers passing some years back, his knife was left to my lil brother. Many companies made this knife as I have seen KA-BAR, CUT-CO, CASE and Camillus. I am sure that there have been others. This was a eBay buy and the knife arrived a lil rougher then I expected, but I was happy to get it and happy with the price paid. I have "lost" auctions bidding on this knife many times. Most of the time the knife crested $200 and its simply not THAT rare for me to need to spend that. But this one was a surprise, (Maybe other saw the issues) But I got this one for under 100. The problems are with the handle. I did remove the pommel and clean check threads and re install... but it is not right yet. I think maybe it really needs a new handle. The leather is pretty good actually but its loose. All discs turn a little and because of it, the knife shifts a lil in the hand. For those who might know, can I just disassemble and glue re assemble? I don't know if these leather discs where glued or just installed... CW EDIT: Here is the knife.