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Patriotic Blade Etched Motto Sheffield Cutlery Handled Sideknife
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Here is a beautiful looking original Civil War era side knife. This is the style that is referred to by collectors as a "cutlery" handle side knife. They get their nickname because the handle is very similar in design to that used on better quality carving knives of the day. This knife measures 9-3-4ths inches in overall length with the blade making up 5-5/8ths of those inches. This is the style knife that is sharpened on both sides and this pattern is referred to by collectors as the "dagger" blade. As you can see the blade still retains some of its original finish. What separates this knife for most of the ones that you encounter is the motto that is etched on the blade. You can still read a good bit of the motto that reads "THE AMERICANS PRIDE/EQUAL RIGHTS/EQUAL LAWS/AND JUSTICE TO ALL". Knives with such a motto are highly desired by collectors. The cross guard is made of nickel silver in the simple oval design and the handle is made of nice quality silver. The knife is still accompanied by the original sheath that is very well worn but still display well with it. The drag is a crude old replacement. Very cool looking original Civil War era side knife with a neat motto.

Item #: B6453
Shipping Weight: 0.6 lb
Your Price:$595.00 USD
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