Saturday, October 20, 2012

Bowie by Tim Ridge

 Massive Confederate Style D-Guard Bowie, Blade Forged From an Early 1800's File, 5" Hickory Handle with Iron Ferrules on Both Ends, Forged D-Guard, 15" Blade with 3 3/4" Clip Point is 2 1/4" at Widest, Blade is almost 3/8" Thick at Handle Junction, Traces of File Teeth Remaining at Top of Spine, Sheath has 5 Sturdy Copper Rivets, 3 1/4" Belt Loop, You will see VERY Large Bowies in some of the OLD pictures of proud owners/soldiers heading off to War 

Copy and photos supplied by Tim Ridge.

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