Wonderful Civil War period Bowie knife. It has an 8.5-inch blade with a 3 -inch false edge along spine. Oval brass cross guard and brass pommel. Handle is stag scales attached with brass pins. Appropriately sized leather sheath with embossed decorations, adorned with brass mouth, oval frog, and drag. Main body is leather with embossed decoration. The blade has been polished and has numerous areas of spotted oxidation and is still quite sharp. A very attractive period side knife.
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Inventory Number: EDG 086 / SOLD