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2229
$287.50

TWO VICTORIAN SHEFFIELD BOWIE KNIVES.

1) 10-1/4″ overall, 6-1/4″ dagger pointed blade “U*S” and firm mark “EDWARD BARNES & SONS”. Bone slab grips with solder filled silver foil pommel and cross guard with vine patterns. 2) 9-1/2″ overall, 5″ clip point blade “SABRE” and maker marked “JH THOMPSON / SHEFFIELD”. Special Note: This item(s) contains plant or animal properties that may be covered by the Endangered Species Act (ESA). We have taken care to ensure that this item(s) meets the standard for sale under the ESA. However, certain states and other countries have laws that are more restrictive than the ESA. It is the bidder’s responsibility to ensure that it is lawful to purchase or transport this item(s) into their state, and to obtain the necessary import and export approvals. Delay or failure to obtain any such permit or approval does not relieve the buyer of paying for the item(s) and consummating the purchase. CONDITION: 1) Very good overall, scabbard appears orig, well fit, missing frog button, matching patina. 2) Fine overall, added scabbard. Blade retains much orig polish. German silver crossguard and decorated ferrule, support carved “certified antique elephant” ivory grip well with large hairline. Below makers mark the word “ENGLAND” has been ground away. 51015-6 JS (500-1,000) IVORY – Lot 2229

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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