Rare Pre American Civil War English J. Please Check back regularly for new listings of quality weapons. Buyers from Italy Must have Import Permit for Antique Edged Weapons. Without Copy of the Permit.Large 1840s-1850s English Bowie knife by J. Globe Works, Sheffield" Fine Carved "DUKE OF WELLINGTON Grip. Predating the American Civil War era but most definitely used through the war, having an exquisite carved grip with an interesting bust pommel, the figure is almost certainly the Duke of Wellington who was the most famous man of his day after Napoleon.
Mounted with a very large broad blade of very unusual configuration, being flat on one side and having finely worked spine to the other, showing well preserved struck maker's logo to the front. All solid and intact on this rare and impressive early Bowie with lovely rich patina to the blade. Overall : 16 1/2" Blade : 10 1/4".Listing and template services provided by inkFrog. The item "Rare Pre American Civil War English J. Globe Works Bowie Knife" is in sale since Wednesday, February 3, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\1784-1860\Original Period Items". The seller is "antiqueblades" and is located in Saint Petersburg, Florida. This item can be shipped worldwide.