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    Fine Antique French Folding Bowie Knife with Scabbard. Having a 12 1/2-inch folding clip-point blade of polished steel, the ricasso marked: Vauthier Rue/Dauphin No.34. Steel crossguard with ring-pull lockback blade release. Oval push-button blade release. Ivory grip scales with lightly carved line detail. Pommel a reprise of the crossguard motif. Contained in original black pebbled finish leather-covered wooden scabbard with steel throat, belt stud and tip with spiral ball finial.
    Condition: Fine to excellent. Blade showing light wear and spotting with fine scratches present. Hilt with light handling and storage wear. Mechanically crisp. Scabbard with light wear and patina.


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    Auction Dates
    December, 2012
    9th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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