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    "California" is the Legend in the Center of the Etched Panel, which also Displays Scrollwork and Mounted Horsemen, on the Obverse of the 8¾" Blade of this Sheffield Bowie Knife by W. F. Jackson. The knife is 13½" overall, the blade being 1/8" thick at the ricasso with a 4" chamfered clipped point. The blade is 1 1/16" wide above the ricasso and flares to 1 1/4" wide at the base of the clipped point. The blade retains most of the original mint luster with just some minor staining on the obverse, which does, however, obscure some of the etched panel. Just one tiny chip at the tip. German silver oval cross guard and one piece plain ebony grip secured by three German silver pins, perfect. Original dark red moroccan leather covered paste board scabbard with gilt embossed decoration. German silver mounts, missing the frog stud, otherwise the scabbard is about perfect. Scarce knife in wonderful condition.

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    November, 2008
    20th-21st Thursday-Friday
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