Civil War American Bowie Knife
Authentic antique 19th century circa 1860 Civil War period American Bowie Knife. A spear point double edged blade, with diamond section etched over one side against a mat ground, with foliage and the motto’s “THE PRIDE AMERICANS”, “EQUAL RIGHTS”, “EQUAL LAWS”, “AND JUSTICE”. With a characteristic brass hilt comprising an elaborately shaped handle, embossed with rococo foliage, with an oval guard.
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