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2226
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EXTREMELY FINE ANTEBELLUM BOWIE KNIFE “FOR THE GOLD SEARCHERS PROTECTION”.

Beautiful Sheffield Bowie measuring just over one foot, 7″ clip point blade with large decorated etched panel with central motif “FOR THE GOLD SEARCHERS PROTECTION”. Ricasso stamped “BEST / ENGLISH / CUTLERY”. Knife is like new with just minor storage staining and scuffing. CONDITION: Very fine. Blade retains most of its orig polish with areas of staining, 3″ unsharpened clip. Cutlery grip is excellent with matching silver/grey patina to crossguard and scabbard mounts. Accompanying scabbard is also very fine retaining much of its orig polished surface with about 80% gold embossing, better on reverse than obverse but cypher “OLD ZACK” easily seen both sides. Scabbard fits well, but is about 1″ longer than blade. 51008-8 JS (2,000-3,000) – Lot 2226

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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