Rare Ornate American Civil War Era Sheffield Dirk Dagger Knife I-XL Wostenholm


Very good overall condition. The brass sheath and hilt show show some mild patina and scratching from age. The blade is in excellent condition, showing very few spots of of pitting near the tip and minor scratching. The tip is very, very sharp. The ricasso stamps are clearly visible and are sharp, making this a fine example.


SKU: 58747 Categories: Dirk / Bowie Knife, Knives & Swords




  • Beautiful and rare Civil War Period Piece
  • Unusual and ornate Solid Brass Sheath and Hilt with scrolling floral motif
  • Sharp and prominent Ricasso Stamps: “George Wostenholm Sheffield” and Large “I-XL” Trademark
  • Beautiful mirrored Steel double edged thrusting blade with deep fullers on each side
  • The Pommel Also has the I-XL Trademark, as well as a blank plaque  on the reverse side
  • Beautiful example of one of histories most prolific knife makers!
  • Blade measures approx. 5-1/8″ Long, Overall Length is 9-1/2″ Long
  • Great addition for any collection!

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