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    Grover Cleveland: Gorgeous Customized Pocket Knife Believed to Have Been Presented To and Owned By the President. 3.5" four-blade pocket knife in custom-fitted velvet and leather case. Made by the Swedish cutlery company Eskilstuna. According to the consignor, it was part of the contents of a cottage on Cleveland Hill Road in Tamworth, NH that had belonged to Cleveland's second daughter, Esther Cleveland Bosanquet and was being sold by her daughter and heir, Philippa Ford. One side has an eagle with shield, riband inscribed "E Pluribus Unum", flanked by floral designs. The colors are red, blue, green and gray, all against a gold background. The other side has the "signature" of "Grover Cleveland" with floral motifs at either end. The exposed silver surface and blue designs are highly reflective, like Damascene work. The knife has apparently never been used and looks like the day it was made! The leather case has some light wear. Grover Cleveland's personal calling card is included. A real eye-catcher and head-turner!

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    Auction Dates
    August, 2018
    25th-26th Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 8
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