1860's Fighting Knife Etched The Americans Pride Equal Rights, Law, & Justice

1860's Fighting Knife Etched The Americans Pride Equal Rights, Law, & Justice
1860's Fighting Knife Etched The Americans Pride Equal Rights, Law, & Justice
1860's Fighting Knife Etched The Americans Pride Equal Rights, Law, & Justice
1860's Fighting Knife Etched The Americans Pride Equal Rights, Law, & Justice
1860's Fighting Knife Etched The Americans Pride Equal Rights, Law, & Justice
1860's Fighting Knife Etched The Americans Pride Equal Rights, Law, & Justice

1860's Fighting Knife Etched The Americans Pride Equal Rights, Law, & Justice
ARTIFACT: Exquisite Civil War Period small "Bowie" or Fighting knife etched: "THE AMERICAN'S PRIDE EQUAL RIGHTS, EQUAL LAWS, AND JUSTICE" on the blade (hard to photograph) and Ricasso marked only: "US" with a five point star located between the letters (see photo). This example is most likely the work of Fred James Sheffield.

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.


1860's Fighting Knife Etched The Americans Pride Equal Rights, Law, & Justice