English Sheffield Bowie Knife with Folding Blade in the Grip. Interesting English bowie knife of very substantial size with steel guard and deer stag grips, top of the handle housing a smaller folding utility blade which is really rare to find on any Sheffield bowie knives, main blade of clip point form bears a struck markings and maker name on one side. In good condition overall with rich patina and wear consistent with the age, in its thick leather scabbard with steel or iron mounts.
Total length - 18.75", length of the blade - 10.25". Small blade length - 2.75.Please refer to pictures for item condition. Please take a moment to review this note: We are helping a friend to liquidate several collections of Antique and Military related items he recently accepted on consignment from several collectors but is unable to list them himself due to his intense travel schedule.
We will be happy to answer any questions regarding condition and nuances of the item's preservation state. However we are not knowledgeable enough to provide the detailed history of most weapons and antiques, so we decided to list all military items, described to the best of our knowledge, in one category, hoping most of them will fall in to that range and period of time, assuming some of the items may in fact be Earlier or Later than the category they are listed in. Listing and template services provided by inkFrog.
The item "Unusual 19th C. American Civil War Bowie Knife with Folding Blade in the Grip" is in sale since Wednesday, July 3, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Edged Weapons". The seller is "consignments-with-us" and is located in Wallingford, Connecticut.This item can be shipped worldwide.