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2213
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RARE BRASS D-GUARD BOWIE MADE BY NASHVILLE PLOW WORKS.

This rarely offered 16-1/4″ knife with heavy 12″ blade, over .3″ thick at ricasso, 3″ sharpened false edge are thought to have been made by the firm of Sharp & Hamilton who operated the Nashville Plow Works. These well known knives rarely come to market and only a handful are known. There is a chapter dedicated in Confederate Bowie Knives by Melton, Phillips & Sexton on brass handled Nashville Plow Works swords. PROVENANCE: Ex-Steve Mullinax Collection; Ex-Tommy Knox Collection; Wayne McNeese Collection. CONDITION: Blade is overall brown with iron patina and pitting and old sharpening. Brass hilt has quillon broken and only 1″ is retained, numerous small dents and blemishes with dark mixed patina, ranging from mustard to chocolate colors. Blade wiggles slightly from loose peening. 50427-8 JS (4,000-6,000) – Lot 2213

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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