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Massive English Bowie Knife

11.25" single-edged clip point butcher blade with 3.25" false edge, 2" wide at the widest point. 16.25" in overall length, 5.5" hilt with brass bolsters and pommel cap with small loops at each end for a chain guard. Wood grip with latitudinal brass liners. Unmarked blade, pommel cap secured by peening to the blade tang. Likely produced during the second quarter of the 19th century.

Condition:

Very good. Blade with a medium steel gray patina with some lightly scattered surface oxidation. Hilt with light handling marks.

Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$1,763
10/31/2018

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