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FINE LARGE CONFEDERATE SIDE KNIFE IN ORIGINAL SCABBARD FROM KENTUCKY ESTATE.

This knife measures 15-1/2″ overall, with an 11″ blade, 1-3/4″ wide, 4″ clip, and .25″ thick at ricasso. Grips are well patinaed stag and leather scabbard fits like a glove. There is a note accompanying this stating that Mr. McNeese bought this from a physician directly from his family in Kentucky. Knife has a really fine “as found” look. PROVENANCE: Ex-Dr. Ditto Family from Kentucky; Wayne McNeese Collection. CONDITION: Very good to fine overall. Blade has old sharpening from use and is still very sharp. Orig tool marks can still be seen on blades surface with staining and light pitting. There are forging faults on the verso of blade near the top edge. Stag grips are retained by iron pins with hand worn patina. Dr. Ditto or some family member has lightly engraved “DITTO” into bottom of cross guard. Scabbard still retains sewn belt loop, is scuffed overall and unsewn along cutting edge. 50427-14 JS (4,000-6,000) – Lot 2206

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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