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    Lot of Two Folding Bowie Knives with Scabbards. Comprising: 1) Having a 10-inch folding blade of polished steel with 3-inch false edge. Ricasso marked: M/Trustworthy[in a riband]. Steel bolsters with coined-edge ferrules. Spatula spring-type lockback blade release. Stag grip scales. German silver oval push-button blade release. Crown-shaped pommel. Contained in original form-fitted leather scabbard with integral retainer strap and German silver tip. Ball finial. 2) Having a 7 3/4-inch folding clip-point blade, the ricasso marked: Wilh. Weltersbach/Solingen-Germany. Slightly recurved, two-piece German silver crossguard. German silver bolsters and push-button lever blade release. Jigged bone grip scales. Contained in original brown leather scabbard with integral belt loop.
    Condition: 1) Good. Metal cleaned and polished, showing wear and light pitting. Hinge slightly loose. Hilt good with light wear and patina. Associated scabbard showing light wear and scuffs. 2) Good. Blade with wear, scratches and sharpening. Hinge with minor movement. Hilt very good. Scabbard with light wear. Security strap removed.

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2012
    9th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 0
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