Civil War Period Small Fighting Knife Etched The Americans Pride Equal Rights, Equal Laws, & Justice
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Civil War Period Small Fighting Knife Etched The Americans Pride Equal Rights, Equal Laws, & Justice

Code: fak00007cwb-CON

$975.00


Product Description

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ARTIFACT: Exquisite Civil War Period small "Bowie" or Fighting knife, with the Pro - Union, ANTI - SLAVERY etched Blade: "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".

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Etched steel, horn, nickel.

ATTACHMENT: N/A.

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. CON-LSH-25-16 LFGEX7/16 SFAJX10/01/19 ret10/19 SLIGEX07/08/20

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 artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.