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    Complete Buffalo Skinning Outfit, Mid-Western, circa 1840s-1850s. A very rare piece of American history; few of these Buffalo skinning out fits have survived as complete as this set. The lacquered paper board over wood holder, with complete leather belt has five compartments to hold an array of different type buffalo skinners knifes. Blades range from 5.25" to 7.75". It has a brass handle marked "F. Dick", assuming this is a hide separator. One blade marked "Lamson & Goodnow Mfgs.. S. Falls Works", another marked Gesetziach Geschutzt Prussia, other two not marked. Two knives have an inlay to wood handles. Also accompanied by a small set of scales with brass dial. Measures approximately 8.5" tall and at top opening approximately 3" wide.

    Condition: Overall fine-very fine.

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    January, 2009
    23rd-25th Friday-Sunday
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