Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    Cutlery Hilt Bowie Knife by Joseph Allen & Sons Sheffield.
    11-inch clipped point blade with ricasso marked: NON-XLL/JOSEPH ALLEN&SONS/SHEFFIELD. Ovoid German silver guard with finials. Fine and unmarked silver cutlery grip. Overall length: 16 1/4-inches. In 1883 Joseph Allen & Sons acquired the "NON-XLL" mark from Unwin & Rodgers which he stamped on his cutlery. A lot of Allen's knives were exported to America.

    Condition: Fine. Blade with a smooth, blue-gray age patina and scattered small patches of fine pitting. Signs of having been cleaned or polished. Guard and grip fine with age wear and patina.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    December, 2014
    14th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 694

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $100,000 (minimum $14), plus 20% of any amount between $100,000 and $1,000,000, plus 12% of any amount over $1,000,000 per lot.

    Sold on Dec 14, 2014 for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
    Track Item

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2021 December 9 - 10 Books Signature Auction - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    Heritage Auctions and Mr. Chad Reingold were...professional and courteous in all transactions and provided outstanding service in answering my many emails. I recommend them at the highest level.
    Killy M.,
    Melbourne Beach, FL
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search