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    Large Antique English Clip-Point Bowie Knife Marked: Sam'l Wragg, Sheffield, Together with Scabbard. Having a 9 3/8-inch, wide, clip-point blade with 6-inch back edge and ricasso marked: Sam'l Wragg/Furnace Hill, Sheffield. Flat, sheet steel crossguard of oval form. Narrow, German silver ferrule. One-piece grip of antique marine ivory, with parrot head pommel, probably a period replacement. Contained in associated pressed board scabbard with German silver mounts and belt stud. Condition: Good to very good as configured. Blade showing scattered wear and pitting overall. Crossguard showing light pitting. Grip with wear and mellow age patina but may be a period replacement. Minor age crack on left side of grip, near ferrule. Scabbard recovered in burgundy velvet.


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    Auction Dates
    June, 2013
    9th Sunday
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