Bowie Knife, The Gold Seekers Protector - Manson "Gold Strike" bowie knife with scabbard outstanding example of Manson "California Gold Rush" period bowie knife having an 5 1/2 Sheffield steel fighting tapered bowie blade. One side etched with foliate scroll marked: The Gold Seekers Protector". The ricasso stamped: "Manson Sheffield", with nickel-solver oval cross-guard and bone handles with several hairline break. Accompanied by original leather scabbard with gilt foliate scrolls and nickel-silver throat and tip. Overall length 10", Circa 1848 -1855. A really nice knife, in beautiful condition.
Inventory Number: EDG 007