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Crooks and Clarke Bowie Knife

9" single edge spear point blade, marked near the guard Crooks and Clarke, blade also has an etched panel "Always Ready."  Two-piece stag handles with brass pommel, German silver guard.  Maroon leather scabbard with gold embossed outlines.  German silver tip and throat. Ca 1850.

Condition:

The blade retains all of the original bright polished.  Some stains at the tip.  The handle has a nice mellow yellow patina.  Scabbard has some scuffs.  Overall an excellent Bowie knife.

Estimate: $2,000 - $2,500
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$1,175
10/31/2018

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