BL53 Huge English Bowie ID to Texas Confederate
LIQUIDATING PERSONAL COLLECTION; Marshes & ShepherdPonds Works-Sheffield 'Superior Bowie Knife' circa 1830-1890s; huge Bowie with very thick blade just under 11 3/4 inches17 7/8 inches L.O.A.; guard marked W.H. Burgess on both sides; William H. Burgess of Seguin, Texas served in Confederate Army in Co. D of he 4th Texas Infantry, Hoods Reg; wounded severely at Sharpsburg 1862; considerable documented history included; condition of Bowie is very used with markings very weak; handle replaced long ago; leather sheath replaced long ago; still has original hardware; very large, rare and well documented Bowie; Provenance Compton La Beau/Mike Heskett; Price: $8,975 Shipped; Price includes insured shipping; return policy: three days inspection from the date the item is received; full refund of shipping both ways ONLY IF THE ITEM IS MISREPRESENTED. (Scroll to view 18 photos of this item).