Sheffield, England Military Equipment Co. antique mid-1800th folding Bowie Knife, horn grips handle; RARE

$449.95

Antique Military Equipment Co Sheffield folding Bowie knife; blade marked 7 Waterloo Place, S.W.; original horn handle. Rare circa 1860-1890 Victorian era fighter in great overall condition, considering the age. FREE SHIPPING WITHIN THE U.S. INCLUDED.

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Description

Military Equipment Co Sheffield folding Bowie knife; blade marked 7 Waterloo Place, S.W. original intact horn handle scales. Rare circa 1860-1890 Victorian era fighter in great overall condition, considering the age.

Antique folding Bowie made circa 1860-1890th; the blade is marked with the London-based cutlery and militaria seller: MILITARY EQUIPMENT CO. / 7 WATERLOO PLACE. S.W.  Lock-back construction; to open the blade from the closed position simply press on the push-down bottom located on the side of the handle; push on the lockback on the spine to close the blade. The blade is tight with no play; it has been sharpened; the edge is very sharp still; the tip is intact. Original dark-gray patina on the blade throughout; minor pitting is noted for accuracy. The blade is in very good condition overall with no dings on the blade’s spine or edge nicks, or pitting; original tip is not damaged; handle scales are intact  – this type is scarce this nice.

This very attractive folding Bowie is about 11-1/8” / 28.3 cm overall fully opened; the blade is about 6-3/4” / 17.2 cm long. Original “diamond pattern” horn handle scales with German silver pins and center blade release push-down medallion.  Scales are in excellent shape, considering the age – no cracks, chips, or repairs; all parts are tight.  Original sheath did not survive. This antique Military Equipment Co Sheffield folding Bowie knife is in great overall condition for this type – don’t miss your chance to add this gorgeous specimen to your collection!

This Military Equipment Co Sheffield folding Bowie knife has not been cleaned or tampered with in any way. It’s in 100% original “as is” condition; these are the actual photos. I have a few more vintage European knives, as well as WW2 era combat knives and bayonets, scarce WW1 and WW2 fighting daggers and trench knives from other countries available for sale – please take a look in our Militaria section.

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Additional information

Weight 1.6 lbs

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