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    Massive Civil War Confederate D-Guard Bowie Knife with Original Sheath. 23¼" overall with heavy 17¾" blade. The blade is 1 5/8" wide and 1/8" thick, with a 4" false edge. Blade excellent, generally smooth and light gray, with just a few very minor spots of light pitting and some scattered minor nicks. The very heavy iron D-guard is rounded on the face and retains much of an old black painted finish, on the guard and the 5/8" grip ferrule. One piece wooden grip appears to be maple. Hilt overall about perfect. The black leather scabbard is bottom stitched with a leather reinforced throat and riveted and soldered tin tip. The scabbard is decorated on both sides with incised lines and was fabricated with a belt loop although only vestiges remain. The scabbard is intact and supple but the seam is open and there are a number of chips. A most impressive Confederate knife in very desirable condition.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2008
    20th-21st Thursday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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