The blade has a unique single edged spear point profile and the japanned grips are secured with nickeled bolsters and secured with a tail-tell 4 sided nut. The knife is 12 1/2" overall with a 7 1/2" blade that is 1/4 thick. The guard is iron and is 3 3/4 wide. Better than 95% of the japanning (black paint) remains on the one-piece wooden grip.Thanks for stoppin' in and takin' a look. The item "ANTIQUE CIVIL WAR ERA AMERICAN BOWIE KNIFE. NO RESERVE" is in sale since Sunday, March 13, 2016. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Knives, Swords & Blades\Fixed Blade Knives\Vintage (Pre-1970)\Factory Manufactured". The seller is "jingle-bob" and is located in Mountainair, New Mexico.
This item can be shipped to United States.