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Massive French Bowie Knife by C.H. Gufare

12" curved clip point blade,  Marked along the false edge with two marks  C.H.Gurrfrre Alangre, 4 rue LafayetteTeap Paris,  German Silver Scabbard, Black horn grips. CA 1840s. 

Condition:

The blade is excellent with minute staining.  Blade still shows the watermarks. Handle and scabbard is excellent.  An excellent example of 19th Century French blade making.

Estimate: $7,000 - $10,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$4,406
10/31/2018

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