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19TH CENTURY STAG HANDLED FARRIER’S HOOF KNIFE BY WILKINSON

19TH CENTURY STAG HANDLED FARRIER’S HOOF KNIFE BY WILKINSON

Knife meas. approx. 8.00 inches. It has a nice worn curved stag horn handle with a curved metal blade and scrapper. Just above the handle on one side the blade is marked “WILKINSON” in three… (772-152). Learn More »

INSCRIBED AND DATED CIVIL WAR CUTLERY HANDLE BOWIE WITH SCABBARD

INSCRIBED AND DATED CIVIL WAR CUTLERY HANDLE BOWIE WITH SCABBARD

This elegant, cutlery handle Bowie has a double-edged spearpoint blade with median ridge and long pointed ricasso. On one side the ricasso is stamped “H. C. BOOTH & CO / SILVER STEEL /… (450-215). Learn More »

MILITIA RIFLEMAN’S KNIFE WITH A M1849 AMES MOUNTED RIFLEMAN’S BLADE MOUNTED AS A SHORT SWORD

MILITIA RIFLEMAN’S KNIFE WITH A M1849 AMES MOUNTED RIFLEMAN’S BLADE MOUNTED AS A SHORT SWORD

This knife uses a brass hilt in the form of the Model 1833 Short Sword and the blade of the Model 1849 Rifleman’s Knife. Just 1,000 of the latter weapons were supplied by Ames on contract with the… (1220-01). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE CLIP POINT BOWIE WITH SALVAGED MUSICIAN SWORD BRASS HILT

CONFEDERATE CLIP POINT BOWIE WITH SALVAGED MUSICIAN SWORD BRASS HILT

This clip-point Bowie a great example of southern improvisation- a kind of weapons-making version of folk art – not sophisticated, but with an appeal of it own.  Measuring 19.5 inches overall, the… (490-3265). Learn More »

SCARCE US MODEL 1880 HUNTING KNIFE / MODEL 1892 ENTRENCHING TOOL: ONE OF FIVE HUNDRED

SCARCE US MODEL 1880 HUNTING KNIFE / MODEL 1892 ENTRENCHING TOOL: ONE OF FIVE HUNDREDHUNTING KNIFE

This is one of just five hundred produced after the redesignation of the M1880 knife as an entrenching tool in 1892 and is carried in the correct fifth type scabbard, introduced in 1890, using a… (490-3261). Learn More »

IRON GUARD FIRST TYPE MODEL 1880 HUNTING KNIFE

IRON GUARD FIRST TYPE MODEL 1880 HUNTING KNIFE

This is one of the first 1,000 Model 1880 hunting knives produced in early 1881 that used an iron guard and handle socket, and is housed in one of the scabbards modified in 1888 by the addition of a… (490-3260). Learn More »

IDENTIFIED 23rd WISCONSIN BOWIE KNIFE: “DEATH TO TRAITORS”

IDENTIFIED 23rd WISCONSIN BOWIE KNIFE: “DEATH TO TRAITORS”

This double-edged spearpoint Bowie or side knife is 12 inches long overall and has a 7-inch blade measure 1-inch wide at the guard. It has German silver mounts: a flat crossguard with scalloped edges… (2022-1061). Learn More »

ONE OF THE BEST REFERENCE BOOKS ON BOWIE KNIVES FROM THE LIBRARY OF THE LATE RON TUNISON

ONE OF THE BEST REFERENCE BOOKS ON BOWIE KNIVES FROM THE LIBRARY OF THE LATE RON TUNISON

This book is titled “THE BOWIE KNIFE – UNSHEATHING AN AMERICAN LEGEND” by the well-known gun expert, the late Norm Flayderman. The volume was published in 2004 by Mowbray Publishing. The volume… (1100-288). Learn More »

SHEFFIELD SWINGUARD FOLDING HUNTING KNIFE WITH SHEATH

SHEFFIELD SWINGUARD FOLDING HUNTING KNIFE WITH SHEATH

This exceptional knife is maker marked on the ricasso, “JNOWILL & SONS / SHEFFIELD”, and, “JNOWILL & SONS / SHEFFIELD” near the false edge. Measures 14 ½” total length when opened… (482-411). Learn More »

ENGLISH SIDE KNIFE WITH SHEATH, C. 1850-60

ENGLISH SIDE KNIFE WITH SHEATH, C. 1850-60

Maker mark: “Manson/ Sheffield”. Measures 11.25 in total length; spear-shaped blade 6.375” in length, 1.125” in width at base. Frosted blade inscription: “Never Draw Me Without… (172-3645). Learn More »

LARGE ENGLISH BOWIE KNIFE WITH SHEATH 1870’S – 1880’S

LARGE ENGLISH BOWIE KNIFE WITH SHEATH 1870’S – 1880’S

The blade of this knife is in excellent condition. Its surface is bright and clean and the edge is near perfect. There are only two rough spots along the length of the edge, these can be felt but are… (824-01). Learn More »


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MODEL 1841 NAVAL OFFICER’S SWORD IDENTIFIED TO SIMON BACKUS BISSELL

Simon Backus Bissell was born in Fairlee, Vt., on October 28, 1808. He was appointed Midshipman on November 6, 1824, Passed Midshipman on June 4 1831, and Lieutenant December 9, 1837. At the beginning of the Mexican-American War, he was assigned to… (870-63). Learn More »

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