Bowie Knife Stamped Alexander

This bowie knife was made in Sheffield England and imported to New York By R H Alexander. R H Alexander was an importer and dealer in cutlery in New York  from 1850-1876. The double edged blade is stamped Alexander Sheffield one side and N Y with a shield in the middle on the other side. The handle is made of horn with a german silver inlay on one side. The original scabbard is missing 1/4 of an inch on the tip and has a 2 inch separation on the seams at the tip. Length 10". Blade Length: 6.15".