AMERICAN MEXICAN WAR CIVIL WAR BOWIE KNIFE CIRCA 1840-48 ANTIBELLUM PERIOD FROM THE IMPORTANT COLLECTION OF AUTHOR KEVIN HOFFMAN. THIS IS A BEAUTIFUL BOWIE KNIFE WITH A IVO GRIP SMALL CHIP AND HAIRLINE CRACKS ON IVO GRIP, CONSISTANT WITH AGE.THIS KNIFE WOULD HAVE BEEN USED IN THE AMERICAN MEXICAN WAR AND IN THE CIVIL WAR MOST LIKELY BY A UNION SOLDIER. MEASURES 13 INCHES OVERALL WITH AN 8 INCH BLADE. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Edged Weapons". The seller is "rachelemandelgallery" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.