This is an authentic fracture based dovetail that has good workings and is well balanced. it was found in indiana. If you have any questions feel free to ask. I'm a member of the AACA, Authentic Artifact Collectors Association, we are also members of the Archaeological Society of Ohio. We offer a 30 day refund for any reason, minus shipping, so BID WITH CONFIDENCE. All artifacts were legally obtained. I will send out invoices within 24 hours of the closing of the auction. Payments are due within 10 days of auctions end. Thanks for looking and happy bidding and hunting. We do combine shipping , and please check out our other auctions.