CANDELERIA BOWIE free shipping in usa

$160.00

Spine

3/16  inches thick with 3 1/2 inch false edge

 

Cutting edge

5 3/4 inches  of cutting edge – 6 5/8 inch from guard to tip

Handle Length (wood) /  Overall Length

4 1/4 full tang wood handle  with cross hatch jimping – does not include guard.     11 inch overall.

 

Weight

10.2 ounces with balance point at front of the guard

Materials

Leaf Spring Steel

Only 2 left in stock

Description

Candeleria Bowie.

Candeleria was one of Jim Bowie’s nurses in the Alamo when he fell ill on the second day of the siege. Bowie gifted her a knife.    Later, She reported to Sam Houston, and gifted this same small knife to him. The original is now housed in the San Jacinto Museum.  This knife is inspired by the one in the museum.  Picture of knife in the museum is shown above.

The sheath uses a snap to retain the blade by the guard.  This is demonstrated in the video .

The Knife weight varies slightly (+/- a couple of grams) as these are hand forged.   Price includes leather sheath and shipping inside the USA.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SWPOkuCejsQ&feature=youtu.be

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