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    Exceptional Quality "In the Black" Confederate D-Guard Bowie Knife. Obviously the product of a skilled experienced knife maker and possibly identifiable through the quality and characteristics of his work. Massive size and weight. 20½" overall with 16" clipped point blade that is 1¾" at its widest point and 5/16" thick. Pen knife ricasso and 5" clipped point, the top of the blade being beveled for the entire length. True D guard, slightly sprung because of the grip being missing, with an acorn like quillon. Deep dark age patina with dry dark surface rust, clearly not a relic, but possibly an early battlefield pickup. approximately ¼" broken from the tip, and a notable nick 5½" from the tip and a few small nicks, clearly the result of contact with a sharp object, near the base. A most impressive, unquestionably Confederate, D-guard Bowie.

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    November, 2008
    20th-21st Thursday-Friday
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