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Title Spear point Bowie knife
Nationality French
Period c 1840

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]


I picked up the No5 this morning and I'm well pleased with it.

Thanks very much for a great deal hope to trade again in the future.

A M, UK, 06.07.2013

Bayonet arrived safely today. Thanks very much indeed, I'm very pleased with it.

N M, UK, 30.12.2009