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US (Southwest) Bowie Knife

US (Southwest) Bowie Knife

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Object Name
Knife and Scabbard
knife, military
Date made
ca. 1850-70
Measurements
knife: 15 1/4 in x 4 in x 2 in; 38.735 cm x 10.16 cm x 5.08 cm
scabbard: 11 1/2 in x 3 1/4 in x 1 in; 29.21 cm x 8.255 cm x 2.54 cm
ID Number
AF.66732M
catalog number
66732M
accession number
229198
Credit Line
Dr. John Oliver La Gorce
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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