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2216
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FINE CIRCA 1840-1850 AMERICAN BOWIE WITH CHECKERED ROSEWOOD COFFIN-SHAPED GRIP.

This fine as found Bowie measures 13-1/4″ with a double edged blade just over 8-1/2″, with a high medial ridge, fully .3″ thick, hollow ground dagger point still retaining orig tool marks. Checkered rosewood slabs are retained by 3 brass pins, much in the manner of Dufilho or Schively. PROVENANCE: Ex-Jerry Robbins Collection, Wilmington, NC; Wayne McNeese Collection, 1993. CONDITION: Very good to fine overall. Blade has staining and small areas of pinprick pitting. 4″ iron cross guard has similar patina. Rosewood grips have hand worn patina with some denting and minor blemishes that do not affect the overall aesthetics of this well made early American knife. 50427-1 JS (3,000-5,000) – Lot 2216

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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