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    A CIVIL WAR ERA SHEFFIELD SIDE KNIFE AND LEATHER SCABBARD - The beautiful Sheffield side knife and highly tooled leather scabbard measure just over 12" overall with the knife having a sharp 8" blade. The cutlery style handle is indicative of its manufacture during the Civil War, a blade highly popular with soldiers as seen in the innumerable photographs taken during the War - the soldier and his side knife a standard accoutrement of war.

    The ornate silver handle measures 4 ½" and is in the form of an eagle with a Federal shield below it above a floral pattern. The 1" wide blade is in very good condition with some very slight pitting at the hilt with absolutely none at the edge. The scabbard has some wear at the edges, but the silver tip and throat are intact with some dents showing usage. The tooled leather is in a floral pattern and is pliable. This is an excellent example of the Civil War Sheffield side knife.


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2007
    11th Sunday
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