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Two Mid-19th Century Fighting Knives

Lot 0400
the first being an English naval dirk with brass-mounted leather sheath, un-marked 8.25 in. blade, brass crossguard, and wooden grip. (LOA 13.25 in. sheathed) (expected wear to grip; old brass surfaces; crazing to the leather); the second is a small bowie signed G. WOODWARD / 36 HOWARD STREET / SHEFFIELD on the 6.25 in. blade, with sliver alloy crossguard below a horn handle fitted with blank metal plate. Includes later leather sheath. (LOA 10.75 in. without sheath) (A few light pits on the blade, else very good condition).

Private Antique Arms Collection, North Carolina
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Two Mid-19th Century Fighting Knives

Estimate $400 - $800Sep 16, 2017