The 6" New Orleans Bowie Knife Blade with Guard is one of an exciting new series of hand-forged, carbon steel blades, complete with fitted, nickel silver guards. We have also designed matching, custom, molded leather scabbards with nickel silver throats and/or tips. Based on original examples, such as one dating from the 1830's originally made for the American trade by Wm. Jackson of Sheffield, England. The 6" New Orleans Bowie Knife Blade is a very authentic style knife blade that will make up into a handsome, period correct knife you will be proud to carry or display!