CIVIL WAR CONFEDERATE LARGE 18 1/2 D GUARD BOWIE KNIFE FROM TRI CITY'S IN NORTH ALABAMA. THIS IS A HEAVY DUTY CONFEDERATE KNIFE HAD ONE PURPOSE TO KILL YANKEES. THIS KNIFE CAME FROM THE FAMOUS COLLECTION OF RICHARD BALLARD AND WAS EXAMINED BY AUTHOR AND WORLD RENOWN EXPERT JOHN SEXTON. THE DESCRIPTION BELOW IS FROM AUTHOR JOHN SEXTON. JOHN SEXTON IS THEIR APPRAISER AND AUTHENTICATOR.MASSIVE ALABAMA ASSOCIATED CONFEDERATE D-GUARD. 18.5" Overall, 13.25" clip point blade w/ lots of heft, 1.65 inches wide & about a quarter inch thick. This knife was found in northern Alabama. UNATTACHED ACCESSORIES: accompanied by hand-drawn card by Mr. CONDITION: good overall, iron patina w/ heavy pitting, bone grip is weathered & has glued repair to crack.
PROVENANCE: Collection of Roger Ballard. THIS IS YOUR CHANCE TO OWN A 100% AUTHENTIC UNTOUCHED CONFEDERATE KNIFE FOR A VERY REASONABLE PRICE. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Edged Weapons". The seller is "rachelemandelgallery" and is located in this country: US.This item can be shipped worldwide.