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Rare McElroy Civil War Bowie Knife

This Civil War Bowie Knife – Confederate D-Guard Bowie Knife is Marked “W J McElroy Macon 1862” | This Confederate D-guard Bowie is in good used condition

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  • This maker marked knife is a Civil War D-Gaurd Bowie Knife with Maker’s Mark of William J. McElroy |  Knife is marked “W.J. McElroy, Macon 1862”. William J. McElroy made all types of edged weapons and other metal items for the Confederate war effort. Located in Macon, Georgia, McElroy was a tinsmith before the war but quickly turned to manufacturing items for the Confederacy. He is most noted for making swords but also made side knives, spurs, buckles, belts, and canteens. McElroy’s swords and knives ranked among the finest made in the Confederacy.

    This Civil War Bowie Knife – Confederate D-Guard Bowie Knife is Marked “W J McElroy Macon 1862″ | This Confederate D-guard Bowie is in good used condition | The blade is approx. 9.5” in Length

     

     

  • Weight

    7.5lb.

    Height

    3"

    Width

    9.5"

    Depth

    1"

    Weight

    7.5lb.

    Height

    3"

    Width

    9.5"

    Depth

    1"

    Date

    19th Century

    Kind

    Collectibles, Militaria, Weapons

    Artist / Maker

    William J. McElroy