Antique Mid-1800s Large Civil War Era Horse Head Bowie Knife 19″ TL w/ Sheath MQ


Good overall condition. The thick blade has developed a patina, but has very little pitting throughout and some small areas of oxidation near the guard. The blade also shows some mild scratching. The German silver guard is a bit loose, and shows some mild nicks and scratches.The large staghorn grip has some discoloration near the ends, and some mild scratching.The horse head pommel has a verdigris patina, and shows some mild scratching and a slight dent on the very top.The sheath shows some moderate staining and wear to the leather, but the leather remains supple. The coin silver tip and throat show some moderate tarnish, scratching, and a few small dents.


SKU: 58928 Categories: Dirk / Bowie Knife, Knives & Swords




  • Very Nice Massive 19″ Total Length Bowie Knife (c.1850s-1860s)
  • 10-1/2″  double beveled Blade with 4-1/4″ False edge
  • No visible markings
  • Cast German Silver double end rococo Hand Guard
  • Hidden Tang Style Antler Grip
  • Large Cast German Silver Horse Head Pommel with Bronze Finish
  • 7-1/2″ Total Hilt Length
  • 11-1/2″ Leather Scabbard with Coin Silver Tip and Throat
  • Great piece you need for your collection!

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