NASHVILLE PLOW WORKS BIRDSHEAD CONFEDERATE BOWIE KNIFE PUBLISHED IN THE "UPDATED CONFEDERATE BOWIE KNIFE GUIDE" BY LEE HADAWAY
Original Civil War Nashville Plow Works Birdshead Cofederate Bowie Knife in Museum Quality Condition. This example is published on pages 87, 105, 110 and 111 in the Updated Confederate Bowie Knife Guide by Lee Hadaway. It's listed as a McElroy product but with new information is now known to be a product of Sharps & Hamilton (Nashville Plow Works). Total length of 16" with a 11 1/2" Blade. Has a really nice overall patina with a beautiful brass handle and dark blade. Has normal wear from service but has been kept in amazing condition. Please see all photos and call or write for payment options.
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