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2214
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RARE CIVIL WAR SHEFFIELD BOWIE WITH LOUISIANA STATE SEAL DECORATED POMMELS.

11″ overall fixed blade Bowie. 6″ sgl edge, clip point blade, marked on ricasso “JOHN LINGARD’S/CELEBRATED BOWIE KNIFE/PEACROFT/SHEFFIELD”. Elliptical reinforced type crossguard. 2-pc dark (horn) grips fastened by 4 pins; 3 pearl inlays on obverse. Red leather sheath gilt embossed, German silver mounts. This exact knife is shown on pg 194 of Norm Flayderman’s text The Bowie Knife Unsheathing and American Legend. PROVENANCE: Ex-Norm Flayderman Collection. CONDITION: Good to very good overall. Accompanying scabbard is broken at tip. Blade markings are discernible, grey overall with old sharpening. Grips are sound, pommels are beat around edges. Pins as noted by Flayderman through pommels appear orig to time of use with old crosshatching. 50829-1 JS (4,000-6,000) – Lot 2214

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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