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    Early English Bowie Knife by Woodhead & Hartley, Sheffield c. 1847-48. Having an 8 3/8-inch clip-point blade with ricasso marked:Woodhead & Hartley/36 Howard Street/Sheffield. Ovoid German silver crossguard. German silver grip with elephant ivory scales held in place by 6 German silver rivets. Coffin hilt pommel adorned with an American eagle and 13 stars. No scabbard.

    Condition: Very good to excellent. Blade showing light wear and minor rust spotting. Hilt with light wear and mellow patina.


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    Auction Dates
    September, 2011
    18th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
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