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    Coffin Hilt Bowie Knife by Marshes & Shepherd, Sheffield.
    Circa 1830's - 1840's. Fine bowie knife, 9-inch long slightly upswept spear point blade with sharpened false edge. 13 1/4-inches in overall length. Marked: MARSHES & SHEPHERD PONDS WORKS SHEFFIELD and SUPERIOR BOWIE KNIFE. One piece ebony handle. Nickel-silver guard.
    Note: Early bowie by a rather rare maker. Shares the same guard, escutcheons, pommel and handle shape with well known Samuel Bell "Sheffield" knives. Pommel can be removed by unscrewing.

    Condition: Handle has been cracked and glued. Minor damage to guard. Blade lightly sharpened with approximately 25% original polish.


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    Auction Dates
    December, 2018
    9th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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