Details: 3Pcs. This lot comprises three 19th Century sailor's folding knives.
No. 1: Antique iron folding knife with a tapering wooden handle, measuring approx 5 1/2" in length closed, and 6" open. Features a hook shaped, single edge blade and a metal ring.
No. 2: Antique iron sailor's rope making folding knife. Hooked shaped 4" iron blade, tapering minnow shaped iron handle with marlin spike. Handle is subtly engraved making the closed knife resemble a fish with gills. Measures 6" in length closed, 8" opened.
No. 3: Antique iron sailor's rope making folding knife. Hooked shaped 3" iron blade, tapering minnow shaped iron handle with marlin spike. Handle is subtly engraved making the closed knife resemble a fish with gills. Measures 5" closed and 6 1/4" opened.
This lot is from the estate of a very well-known and well-respected lifetime Civil War collector in Upstate New York. Worth Auctions will feature scores of antique firearms, edged weapons, paintings, and unusual items over the next few months. A selection of post-1898 firearms by major manufacturers will also be featured.
National Book Auctions will also sell the thousands of rare and collectible volumes which cover nearly every notable personage and event of the Civil War including regimental histories.
Condition / Notes: These knives show well, with moderate oxidation on blades and iron handles, and moderate age and wear on wood handle.
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