Category: bowie knife

victoriansword:

British Bowie Knife, 19th Century

An exceptionally wide Victorian Bowie knife by R. Haydock of Sheffield, England. The clipped-point Bowie blade is 11 inches (28cm) long and 3 inches (7.5cm) at the widest point. The blade features an engraved motif of two hunting dogs pursuing a buffalo, which is labelled “FOR USE”. Large hilt, consisting of an S-shaped iron guard, antler grip scales, secured by rivets through the full width tang, and white metal ferrule and pommel plates. A blank white metal plaque is inset to one side of the grip. Total length 16 inches (40.5cm). 

Revolvers & Hunting Knives – Arnachellum & Sons of Salem

Looking at an antique Bowie knife made by Indian maker Arnachellum, and considering where these fit in their historical context.

Hunting & Bowie Knives from British India – A Discovery!

British Bowie Knife, 19th Century

An exceptionally wide Victorian Bowie knife by R. Haydock of Sheffield, England. The clipped-point Bowie blade is 11 inches (28cm) long and 3 inches (7.5cm) at the widest point. The blade features an engraved motif of two hunting dogs pursuing a buffalo, which is labelled “FOR USE”. Large hilt, consisting of an S-shaped iron guard, antler grip scales, secured by rivets through the full width tang, and white metal ferrule and pommel plates. A blank white metal plaque is inset to one side of the grip. Total length 16 inches (40.5cm). 

American bowie knife produced by Henry & Co. Warranted Cutlery circa 1860. Blade is inscribed with the motto, “We ask for nothing but is right/ And submit to nothing that is wrong/ Draw me not in haste.”

from Auctions Imperial 

British Hunting Knife by Wilkinson, Early 20th Century

With highly polished double-edged blade of flattened diamond section etched along one side with maker’s details between royal warrants and inscribed ‘Finest Sword Steel England’, forte stamped with maker’s details on one side and ‘Finest Sword Steel’ on the other, hilt comprising foliate engraved flat oval guard with short button quillons, steel grip with cusped border and rounded white-metal pommel-plates each engraved with foliage, mother-of-pearl grip-scales secured by transverse white-metal pins, and in fine condition, in its leather sheath. 23.3 cm blade.

Ivory handle bowie knife crafted by Alfred Hunter of Newark, NJ, circa 1845.

from Heritage Auctions

Bone and German silver mounted bowie knife crafted by J. D. Chavalier of New York, circa 1835 – 1869.

from Rock Island Auction Co.

Rare bowie knife with double barrel percussion pistol, USA, mid 19th century.

from Czerny’s International Auction House

Wilkinson RBD Hunting Knife, 19th Century

The 9 ¾ inch clip point blade with etched scrollwork panel inscribed RBD/Hunting Knife/No. and marked on the ricasso Wilkinson/Pall Mall/London. Steel crossguard. Nickel-plated steel ferrule. One-piece staghorn grip. Mushroom-form pommel cap with fluted base.

More on the RBD Hunting Knife HERE.