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    "Cast Steel Bowie Knife" is the Legend in a Die Stamped Oval on the Blade of this Very Impressive Bowie Knife, by Important Maker "Enoch Drabble/ Royal/ Cutler", which is Die Stamped on the Obverse Ricasso, C. 1845.13 5/8" overall, 8½" blade. The very heavy spear point blade is ¼" thick at the ricasso and 1¼" at its widest point. Spear point with a 5" chamfered false edge. Blade excellent retaining traces of the luster and just a few very minor scattered spots of dark staining. Silver cross guard with ball finials and silver ferrule at the base of the grip. Unusually large one piece ebony grip, 1 3/8" wide at the pommel, deeply carved with a fan like motif at the pommel. Just one very minor age crack on the reverse, otherwise perfect. The original red moroccan leather covered paste board scabbard shows substantial wear but intact and sound. Scallop edge german silver mounts with unusual oval frog stud. A rare and extremely desirable knife.

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    November, 2008
    20th-21st Thursday-Friday
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