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    Scarce Large Folding Style Bowie Knife by W & S Butcher, Sheffield. Having a 10 1/2-inch folding blade with a clip-point. Ricasso marked in a rectangular shaped border: Manufactured /By W & S Butcher/Sheffield. Two-piece German silver crossguard held in place by a single steel rivet. Stag grip scales held in place by nine rivets. German silver oval push button locking device for knife when closed. Lockback feature on spine.. Pommel a reprise of the crossguard. Contained in original red calf leather scabbard with German silver throat and tip. Overall length: 16-inches.
    Condition: Good. Blade showing grey patina and scattered light pitting overall. Some sharpening to edge of blade. Hilt with light age wear and patina. Scabbard with wear and fading to leather and age patina.


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    December, 2012
    9th Sunday
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