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PAIR OF “AS FOUND” ORIGINAL 19TH CENTURY AMERICAN INDIAN DAG KNIVES.

These two early to mid-20th century have good patinas and the shorter has a partial makers mark in blade that is not discernible. This pattern is highly reproduced, but this pair appear orig. Shorter knife attached with iron pins, and the longer with brass. Blades are quite hefty with the shorter knife being .31″ thick at ricasso, 2-1/8″ wide and about 8″ long. The longer knife is 9-3/4″ long, .28″ thick at ricasso and 1-5/8″ wide. Longer of two knives has file branding and punch dot edge design. Smaller knife has file branding and flat copper wire added to grip. CONDITION: Good to very good overall. Both knives are sound and solid with lead reinforcement between blade and wood. Both knives show considerable filing and resharpening, staining and pitting, fairly heavy on longer knife which exhibits tag “Rare dag knife with hand forged blade from the South Dakota area 1820’s-1840’s”, partial makers mark in cartouche starts “JUN…”. Brass wire has mixed copper/brass patina and is loose from apparent shrinkage of wood. 51008-1 JS (6,000-8,000) – Lot 2234

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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