This item is old so normal wear is expected. Looking forward to hear your advice. No, I'm no expert in them and may never figure it all out, but I have had my share come and go. This is the nicest original 59 Kodiak that I have seen. I wish we could ship to you for less! The package will be too large for most countries. The woodwork of the riser is a solid piece of good looking.
This warranty problem caused a substantial strain on the companies finances, but Fred insisted that all bows be replaced if returned broken. The original coin is present and the grip is in acceptable condition. We believe in keeping the customer happy and we will work with you if there are any problems. Even though he was not the owner any longer, Fred stayed on as President of Bear Archery Company under Victor. And ask any questions you may. This auction is for a vintage 1974 Bear Kodiak Hunter 43 Right-Handed Recurve Bow in near mint to mint condition.
Please view my other listings for a wide variety of items. Great idea for somebody trying to save a rig of sentimental value. If payment is not received. We've had first class international shipments take from one week to 3 months! If payment isn't received within 7 days. This bow is 45 pounds. Fred Bear was always the inventor, the tinkerer. The bow shows normal light usage wear but are no holes.
And I will be sorry to see it it go. The bleeders soon changed to look like the bleeder on the right for all production after that. The sec ond letter was the model designation. Powered by The free listing tool. Shoot the heck out of it.
The Grizzly is a design that has remained relatively unchanged for 50 plus years, which should give you some idea as to the quality of the bow. It is the most simplistic of all archery equipment and has been around for thousands of years. Please allow up to 24 hours for a response, as our weekends are spent searching for unique and beautiful items to post for your review. I will also be listing more vintage recurve bows this week. The bow was purchased new by me in 1976. Nels felt strongly that bows should be individually crafted, and not made by machine. The limbs are straight and true and it comes with two new bow strings.
Serial numbers started over from scratch each month during the 50s and 60s and every model had its own two letter code. I try to provide calculated shipping when possible or shipping prices similar to others that have sold recently. Comes with letter of Authenticity from the present owner of Brackenbury. Model Of The Bow: Check the Model of the bow. There are not guarantees when the item will arrive and the shipment cannot be tracked. Payment must be received within. Bow is being sold as is collector piece.
How To Date Bear Bows A very common question from beginning Bear bow collectors is how to determine the age of a bow. Bear Grizzly Recurve and see what has sold in the past 30 days. I started collecting the Bear Archery bows in 1958 with a beautiful ~ 55 Kodiak. I will invoice at end of auction. The shipping is more expensive and is the responsibility of the buyer. Upon my entrance into the party I was astounded at the sight.
We decided to break this up into 3 dissimilar auctions and started all three at. Somewhere around the time of the logo change on the scabbard, the knife handle also changed over to a synthetic handle called Derylin. How To Date Your Fred Bear Bow After we got the bow to our store we noticed that inside the big quiver was a smaller particular quiver. Ellis turned his 1280 acre high fence archery only hunting camp into a special place for disabled bow hunters. Taxes and charges are not included in the item price or shipping charges. If you are looking for a recurve long bow that has the potential to take big game while still looking good hanging on a wall, this is a bow well worth a look. The bow manufactures sets the specifications for brace height.
I always try to combine shipping as much as possible to save you the buyer on shipping costs. Top Pick: The Bear Archery Flash Youth Recurve Bow is a great bow for getting kids started in the sport. I take numerous photos for visual inspection of condition, but you are expected to form your own opinion of condition or grade. What if I am on a budget? This was his style, and the suits and ties were not. The woodwork of the riser is Pao Ferro and Bubinga with an accent stripe and.