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Title Spear point Bowie knife
Nationality French
Period c 1840
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Double-edged 8" (approximately) blade, steel cross guard, nickel silver ferrule and scabbard mount, scabbard of brown calf leather, lower mount missing, solid ebony grip with several small age splits. NB: Blade is peened through to small recessed washer at pommel.

The blade would appear to be an unusual shape, inasmuch as the forte extends for a good one-and-a-half inches from the hilt, with a depression on each side for the thumb.

If you want to comment on this item—re quality, age, etc—please email me.


[Edged Weapons : Dirks : French : 19th Century]

testimonials

Hi Chris, kukris received, love them, many thanks

S H, UK, 17.08.2015

Package arrived safely - contents well up to expectations...very pleased indeed. Sincere thanks once again!

C H, UK, 24.02.2015

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