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    Sturdy Unmarked American Bowie Knife, C. 1840, with Period Sheath. 13" overall, 8½" blade. Blade 1 3/8" wide at the rudimentary ricasso, very slightly curved with 3½" chamfered clipped point. Heavy sheet brass cross guard, the entire frame of the grip cast as one piece and very heavy. Bone scale grips with four brass pins. Blade shows some very minor sharpening and some small scattered forging flaws, overall excellent. The period soft leather scabbard with belt loop is stitched front and back. A very nice American knife with lots of character.

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    November, 2008
    20th-21st Thursday-Friday
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