February 21, 2018 10:00 AM EST Cincinnati


Contemporary Bowie Knife

12.5" clip point blade with 3.5" false edge.  19" overall length.  Steel guard and pommel with bone grip and pommel cap.  Leather scabbard with steel throat and tip.  Left ricasso marked "WM. SANSON & CO./KINGS CUTLERS".  


Blade is bright with moderate rust frosting throughout.  Guard and pommel has a dull luster with some darkening.  Grip has a piece missing from the left side and shows some darkening from age.  Scabbard has some finish loss, peeling, and tarnishing of metal.  

Estimate: $500 - $1,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium


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