Lot 85: Civil War Slater Brothers Sheffield Bowie Knife
November 27, 2016
Bluffton, SC, USALive Auction
Description: Mid 19th Century Civil War Slater Brothers Sheffield bowie knife. Trademark of 'Venture' is on the blade & tang. Also has their "Beehive" hallmark. 6 1/2" Clip Blade. 10 1/2" overall length. Brass guard. Staghandles. Back handle has a very knobby texture & both with a light honey color. Front handle has a silver shied. Note the period blacksmith filings showing field sharpening.