Exceptionally rare and desirable Bowie Knife. Charles Lingard & Sons “Faith”, face of the blade marked “CALIFORNIA KNIFE” dated 1840-1860 during the California gold rush/American civil war period. German silver guard and pommel, and a tortoise shell/hard wood handle in good condition. Length 38cm, blade width 4cm. No sheath, blade has been sharpened at some point.

Dec, 2020