This Bowie knife was sold by E.A. Sharpwell & Co., Solingen, Made in Germany.Serial # or Mfg # on the Knife is 218S. I am not sure what this number represents. The knife was bought in Canada in the mid to late 1950s from what I am told. The knife has a bone handle with brass studs. T is a small brass nut holding the aluminum end cap on. T are scratches on the blade but these are very fine. Blade length is 8 & 1/8th of an inch. Handle length is 4.75 inches including guard.