Lovely nickel guard and horn handle. VINTAGE: Circa Civil War Period.
SIZE: Approximately 9" in length; Handle: 3-7/8" x 1/2" at bottom/ 1/4" at top; Blade: 5-1/8" x 3/4"; Guard: 2" x 2/8". CONSTRUCTION/MATERIALS: Etched steel, horn, nickel.
MARKINGS: "US" with a five point star centered between letters. ITEM NOTES: This is from a Civil War collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. CONDITION: 6 (Fine+): The knife shows moderate to heavy wear, blade partially bright, about 60%, but many light scratches from sharpening, age split in the handle, the nickel guard is remarkable, overall fine condition. GUARANTEE: As with all my items, this piece is guaranteed original.
The item "1860's Fighting Knife Etched The Americans Pride Equal Rights, Law, & Justice" is in sale since Friday, September 09, 2016. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Edged Weapons". The seller is "flyingtigerantiques" and is located in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. This item can be shipped worldwide.