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    Fine Quality Bowie Knife Made Exclusively for the Prestigious British Gun Maker Holland & Holland, Circa 1900. First example we've seen. 10.25" overall, the heavy 6" blade with a deep clipped point and a 3.75" false edge. Blade very fine with just some staining and very minor salt and peppering with traces of the original luster. "Holland & Holland" deeply etched in 1/8" high letters on the reverse face. Marked on the obverse ricasso 47. Very sturdily made exhibiting superb quality with heavy one piece German silver cross guard/bolster. Polished wood grips, possibly rosewood, with a hole for a lanyard, all about perfect. Accompanied by the original heavy brown leather sheath which is backstitched and exhibits decorative embossing. Sheath missing the belt loop, else about perfect. The knife is also accompanied by a fitted hard case. Nice knife and very rare.

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    December, 2009
    12th Saturday
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