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    AN EBONY-HANDLED PUSH KNIFE PROTOTYPE ca. 1840 - These attractive daggers were carried by a New Orleans gentleman of the Old West for use in close combat. Prized for their compact size and craftsmanship, examples such as this 6" ebony-handled knife with a 4" blade are rare. The double-edged dagger blade is affixed to the handle by a rivet and exhibits an even, light patina. The light brown scabbard still has its original brass frog and 1" throat. From The William Turner Collection.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2007
    11th Sunday
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