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Bowie Knife By Singleton & Co

7" single-edged clip-point bowie blade with 4.5" false edge, 1" wide at ricasso. 11.75" overall length, with 4.5" German silver hilt with incised game scenes in the grip panels and 2.25" scalloped guard. Reverse fo blade etched with flowing foliate scrolls and a panoply of arms, with the ricasso marked: SINGLETON & CO in an arch over SHEFFIELD. Knife is accompanied by a German silver mounted front-seamed brown leather scabbard with a frog stud on the upper mount.

Condition:

Very good. Blade with a dull pewter patina showing scattered surface oxidation and discoloration. Etching slightly light but apparently fully intact. Hilt very good with some wear and finish loss. Scabbard with wear and numerous small wrinkles and craze line, drag reattached.

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$1,175
10/31/2018

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